Mixed Materials / Mexico


Working with soil is an act full of symbolism and meaning.

Through this body of work, I want to understand the concept of revealing. Open small spaces to what is hidden, to discover and rediscover and maybe through it, get closer to the origin.


Revelando luz 1

Brooch, 2019

Epoxy, soil from the artist garden, tumbaga, pigments

Revelando luz 3

Brooch, 2019

Epoxy, soil from the artist garden, tumbaga

Revelando luz 5

Brooch, 2019

Epoxy, soil from the artist garden, tumbaga


Lorena Lazard is a Mexican artist. She holds a master degree in Sociology and later on studies art in the USA.
Her work has been shown in various museums including MAD NYC, Metal Museum, Tacoma Art Museum, Bellevue Art Museum, Craft and Folk Museum LA, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Estonian Museum of Art and Design, Museo Jose Hernandez Argentina, Sociedad Nacional de Bellas Artes Portugal. In México at the Museo de Arte Moderno, Franz Mayer and Museo Tamayo.
Her work has also been selected to participate in the art fairs “Schmuck 2017” Munich, “SOFA” Chicago and “Sieerad” The Netherlands.
Her pieces have been published among others in Metalsmith and Ornament magazine, and in the 500 Lark books series.
In 2018 was granted second place at the Latin American Biennale of Contemporary Jewelry in Argentina.
In 2013 organizes and co-curate the show “La Frontera” in the Franz Mayer Museum in Mexico. In 2018, she co-curated “La Frontera” Encounters Along the Border” at the MAD NYC.
She is the creator of the school “Atelier Lazard”.
Since 2021 is the Coordinator of the Contemporary Jewelry program at the University Centro in Mexico City.

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