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Elaine Lorenz

4 Brockhuizen Lane
Hawthorne, NJ 07506, U.S.A.
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Phone: 973-423-4087     Fax: same

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         Solo Exhibitions

  • "Channeld Earth," Sculptors Guild Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
  • "Counter Balance," Tomasulo Gallery, Union County College, Cranford, NJ
  • “Nature’s Influences”, University College Art Gallery, Fairleigh Dickenson University, Teaneck, NJ 2004
  • “Breaking Space”, OCCC Center Gallery, Demarest, NJ
  • "Pivotal Gestures", 141 Cedar Arts Center, Corning, NY 2001
  • New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ 2000
  • “Somatic Traces,” The Interchurch Center, Riverside Drive, NYC
  • “Interior/Exterior,” Artspace, Richmond, VA      
  • “Outdoor Sculpture”, Old Church Cultural Center, Demarest, NJ 1994
  • “Concrete Gardens”  Fulcrum Gallery, 144 Mercer St., NYC
  • Quietude Sculpture Garden, East Brunswick, NJ 1992
  • “Introductions-1992” Artyard, Denver, CO 1991 
  • Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ 1990
  • Ben Shahn Gallery, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ 1987
  • William Carlos Williams Center, Rutherford, NJ 1985
  • Bertha Urdang Gallery, 72nd St., NYC 1984
  • The Kornbluth Gallery, Fair Lawn, NJ 1976
  • The Bergen Community Museum, Paramus, NJ 

       Selected Group Exhibitions

  • “Friends/Influences, State of the Art Gallery, Ithaca, NY (3 person)
  • “New Directions”, Swain Galleries, Plainfield, NJ (2 person) 
  • Lipscomb Gallery, SC Governor’s School for Arts and Humanities (3 person)


  • The Sculpture Mile, Madison, CT
  • Tusculum College, Greeneville, TN (3 person)


  • Quigley Gallery, Western State College, Gunnison, CO (3 person)
  • “The Solo Works Show”, Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY
  • “New Growth” Art Newport, Jersey City, NY 2002
  • “Forms of Matter: artist’s view of nature”, Victory Hall, Jersey City, NJ
  • “15th Annual Sculpture Garden Exhibition 2002-2003”, Burlington County College, Pemberton, NJ
  • “Sculpture in the Garden 2002” Berkshire Botanical Garden, Stockbridge, MA


  • “In Sight/On Site, SUNY Fredonia, NY
  • “Art/Nature/Nurture,” Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI


  • “New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship Exhibition 1999 & 2000,   Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ
  • “Art/Nature/Nurture,” Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau,


  • New Jersey Arts Annual, NJ State Museum, Trenton, NJ
  • “Waxing Poetic,” The Montclair Museum, Montclair, NJ and the Knoxville Museum, Knoxville, TN
  • Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City


  • “Landscape Revisited,” Polo Gallery, Edgewater, NJ
  • New Jersey Arts Annual, Montclair Museum, Montclair, NJ


  • College of Art and Music, Nanjing, People’s Republic
  • “Aljira National” Aljira Center for Contemp. Art, Newark, NJ
  • “Breeding & Multiplying” Fine Arts Museum of Long Island, Hempstead


  • “Personal Landscapes,” City Without Walls, Newark, NJ
  • “Sculpture From New jersey”, N J Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ
  • “10th Anniversary Show,” Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NJ


  • “In Three Dimensions: Women Sculptors of the '90s, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY
  • “Pop Up,” Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY
  • “Dirt, Dust, Rust, Smut, Soot,” Fulcrum Gallery Soho, NY, NY 1993
  • Grounds for Sculpture, Mercerville, NJ  1991 to 2002 Max Hutchinson's Sculpture Fields, Kenoza Lake, NY 1989-90
  • “Sculpture City”, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY 1989
  • “Material Forms”, NJ Center for the Visual Arts, Summit, “1989 Fellowship
  • Exhibition", The Noyes Museum, Oceanville, NJ
  •  “Sculpture 1988”, White Columns, NYC


  • 2007 Sculpture Magazine, Photo and listing,  Commissions in Brief, April.
  • 2006 The Star Ledger, “Nature in Clay,” Dan Bischoff, November 22. The Gazette, “Artist mixes concrete, plants,” Sam Passow, October 11.2
  • 2005 The Bergen Record ,”Meadowlands sculpture planned”, Carolyn Feibel, Feb. 24
  • Jersey Journal, “Sculpture Garden Artist Picked”, Patricia Churpakovich, Feb. 26
  • The South Bergenite, ”New sculptures to grace the NJMC”, F. Timothy Martin, March/02
  • 2003 Sculpture Magazine, “Sculpture in the Garden”, Marty Carlock, April  
  • 2002 The Independent, Stockbridge, MA, “Sculptures that blend with the garden,” July The Artful Mind, “Sculpture Now” Kathleen George, July
  • 2001 US One, “‘Natural Selections’ by Elaine Lorenz,” Pat Summers,December19.
  • 2001 The New York Times, “Artistic Fury Born of Anger,” Claudia Kuehl, July 22
  • 2000 Montclair Museum Catalog, “Waxing Poetic: Encaustic Art in America,” Gail Stavitsky
  • 1999 Trenton Times “NJ Arts Annual on View at State Museum”, Janet Purcell, Aug. 6
  • 1997 New York Times, “Facing Concepts of Decay and Regeneration”, Helen A.Harrison,   August 17
  • 1996 Newark Star-Ledger, “Sculptors, painters give their imagination free rein,” review by Eileen Watkins, May     
  • 1996 A Guide To The Sculpture Parks & Gardens of America,Jane McMarthy & Laurily K. Epstein, Michael Kesend  Publish.Ltd.,NY  
  • 1994 New York Times, “Sculptural Works That Defy the Limitations of Definition” review by Vivian Raynor, May 29
  • 1994 Newark Star-Ledger, "Art at Schools”, Carmen Juri, February
  • 1993 Newark Star-Ledger, review by Eileen Watkins, July
  • 1992 Rocky Mountain News, ”Sculptor's Coaxing of Life from Concrete”, review by Carol Dickinson, February
  • 1991 New York Times, “Imagery with a Surrealistic Accent”, V. Raynor, July
  • 1991 Newark Star Ledger, review by Eileen Watkins, May
  • 1990 Newark Star Ledger, review by Eileen Watkins, October
  • The Bergen Record, review by John Zeaman, October
  • The New York Times, review by Michael Brenson, July
  • Art In America, “Sculpture City”, By Jane Dodds, January
  • 1989 The Village Voice, "Machine Dreams'' by Guy Treby, October
  • Interiors Mag., “Organic Sculptures from Elaine Lorenz”, April
  • The New York Times, review by Vivian Raynor, September
  • Newark Star Ledger, review by Joan Babbage, September


  • New Jersey Meadowlands Commission Headquarters & Environmental Center, Lyndhurst, NJ
  • McNeil Specialty Products Co., A div. of Johnson & Johnson, McIntosh, AL
  • The Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ
  • William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ
  • The Castrol Corporation, Wayne, NJ
  • Wragge Collection, Boca Raton, FL
  • AT&T, New York, NY
  • GTE Corporation, Dallas, TX
  • Park 80, Kidde Associates, Saddle Brook, NJ
  • Fort Lee Executive Park, Ft. Lee, NJ


  • 2005 State Sculpture Commission for the NJ Environmental Center Headquarters at DeKorte Park, Lyndhurst, NJ
  • 2001 Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Fellowship Grant
  • 2001 Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Grant
  • 1999 NJ State Council on the Arts Fellowship Grant 
  • 1989 Athena Foundation Grant, Socrates Sculpture Park
  • 1988 NJ State Council on the Arts Fellowship Grant
  • 1981 MacDowell Colony Fellowship, accepted
  • 1981 Yaddo Colony Fellowship, did not accept
  • 1975 Artist-in-Residence Stillman School Tenafly, NJ
  • 1973 Mr. & Mrs. Salomone Prize, National. Assoc. of Women Artists
  • 1997 M.F.A. Vermont College of Norwich University, Montpelier, VT
  • 1967 B.A. Fine Arts, Marietta College, Marietta, OH