Education: 

  • 2007 Master of Fine Arts, Otis College of Art and Design
  • 2003 Bachelor of Arts, University of California, Los Angeles

Bio/Affiliation: 

Born in Cd. Juárez, Chihuahua, México, 1979
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

Experienced artist in a variety of media and scope of projects both private and public. Lorenzo is an immigrant from Mexico with a mixed Indigenous heritage. His artworks are commissioned by large private institutions as well as public agencies such as the American Embassy and the Los Angeles County.

 

Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia's Work
Con mucho amor (With a whole lotta love), 2021
Exterior ceramic tile mural
20 x 30 feet
LAC + USC Restorative Care Village
Commissioned by The Los Angeles County Department of Arts & Culture
Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia's Work
Vamos a dar una vuelta al cielo (Let's go for a ride to heaven), 2020
78.5 x 110.5 inches
Polyester webbing, rivets, grommets, and waxed thread
Commissioned by Measured Architecture, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia's Work
Peregrina (Sojourner), 2020
108 x 84.5 inches
Polyester webbing, rivets, grommets, and waxed thread
Commissioned by Measured Architecture, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia's Work
Cumbre (Summit), 2020
83.5 x 109.75 inches
Polyester webbing, rivets, grommets, and waxed thread
Commissioned by Measured Architecture, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia's Work
Ante esta comunidad (Before this community), 2020
Graphite on paper
Single artwork made of seven panels, 8 ¼ h x 7 1/8 w inches each
Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia's Work
Baile de mascaras (Dance of the masks), 2020
Low fire ceramic, underglaze, and glaze.
18 x 12 each
Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia's Work

Demos Gracias, 2016
2259 Avenida de la Playa (above Galaxy Taco), La Jolla, California

Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia's Work
Warp & Weft: Illuminating Seams of Cultural and Conceptual Articulatio (installation view) 2021
The Frank C. Ortis Gallery, Pembroke Pines, Florida
(Photo courtesy of DreamFocus Photography, Inc.)
Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia's Work
Quadrant, (installation view) 2022
Torrance Art Museum, Torrance California.

 

Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia's Picture

Awards/Honors: 

Grants, Residencies, & Awards:

  • 2020, LAC+USC exterior tile mural. Los Angeles County Arts & Culture
  • 2019, Davyd Whaley Foundation Residency
  • 2017, Brehm|Fujimura studio at Fuller Theological Seminary
  • 2016, The Hermitage Artist Retreat
  • Otis Faculty Development Grants: Fall 2014, 2011-12

Professional Accomplishments/Exhibitions:  

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

  • 2022, Open House, Stephan Jones Studio, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2017, Vida, pasión, y muerte, CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2015, Mis Papeles, Vincent Price Art Museum, Monterey Park, California 
  • 2015, Plegarias, CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, California
  • 2014, Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia: Wild Frontier, David Allan Hubbard Library, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, California
  • 2013, Ni tanto que queme al santo, ni tanto que no lo alumbre, CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, California
  • 2012, Papel Tejido, CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, California
  • 2010, by Deborah Calderwood, CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, California

Selected Group Exhibitions:

  • 2022, Quadrant, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
  • 2021, Warp & Weft: Illuminating Seams of Cultural and Conceptual Articulation, The Frank C. Ortis Art Gallery, City of Pembroke Pines, FL
  • 2019, Centennial:100 Years of Otis Alumni, Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, California
               Specific Abstractions, curated by Matthew Stromberg, Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, California
  • 2018, Ichiro Irie and Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia, “Secrets for the Moon," Harris Art Gallery, University of La Verne, La Verne, California
               Radiant, Blue Roof Studios, Los Angeles, California
               New Threads: Perspectives in Contemporary Fiber Art, Laband Gallery, LMU, Los Angeles, California
  • 2017, Hot Time, Summer in the City, CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, California
    2016, Material Cultures, Gallery at BRIC House, BRIC Arts, Brooklyn, New York
              Thread, El Camino College Art Gallery, Torrance, California
              Practice, Practice, Practice: Abstract Spirituality in Contemporary L.A. Painting, Sculpture, and Performance, curated by Doug Harvey, Nan Rae Gallery at Woodbury University, Burbank California
  • 2015, Paperworks, Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, California
              String Theory: Contemporary Art And The Fiber Legacy, Tucson Museum of Art,Tucson, Arizona
              Fiberlicious; 16 Artists Challenge the Definition of Fiber Art, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California
              SUR Biennial, Rio Hondo College, Whittier, California
              Interwoven, Merzbau Gallery, Miami, Florida
              Paper; Ground, CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, California
              A Short Essay on Chicano Photography, Social And Public Art Resource Center (SPARC), Los Angeles, California
  • 2014, Cut From The Same Cloth, Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
               Love Is In The Air, 2A Gallery, Los Angeles, California
               Potential Bodies, The Space, Los Angeles, California
               Five by Five, CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, California
               Attunement, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena California
  • 2013, Selections from the Grunwald Center and the Hammer Contemporary Collection, Hammer Museum. Los Angeles, California
               Cakewalk, HUDSON|LINC, Los Angeles, California
               A Few of My Favorite Things, CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, California
               Campus, Harris Art Gallery at the University of La Verne, La Verne, California
               Gravity, Long Beach City College, Long Beach CA
  • 2012, The Mosaic Project, The Main Gallery at Pennsylvania College of Art & Design,  Lancaster, Pennsylvania
              Art on Paper 2012: The 42nd Exhibition, Weatherspoon Art Museum. Greensboro, North Carolina
              EDGE, Da Vinci Gallery, Los Angeles City College. Los Angeles, California
              Globalize THIS! International Graphics of Resistance, Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design. Los Angeles, California
  • 2011, Inside Out, Harris Art Gallery, University of La Verne. La Verne, California

Public Art Projects:

Public Collections:

  • UCLA Hammer Museum
  • University of La Verne 
  • La Jolla Community Foundation, Murals of La Jolla 
  • Cerritos College

Publications:  

Selected Reviews:

  • Farrel, Anne and Julie Dunn eds., Murals of La Jolla, 2020.
  • Rinehart, Lorissa, “The Legacy of Artists at LA’s Otis College, Which Turns 100 This Year," Hyperallergic, Octboer 8, 2019.
  • Heitzman, Lorraine, “Upstairs/Downstairs at Charlie James Gallery," Art and Cake, July 6, 2019.
  • Osberg, Annabel, “Ichiro Irie and Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia," Artillery Magazine, September 11, 2018.
  • Gonzalez Ho Christian + Christina, Los Angeles Mestizo Archipelago, 2018.
  • Winston, Kimberly, “California artist weaves faith into acclaimed works," Religion News Service, December 22, 2017.
  • Messerli, Douglas, “Exploring New Forms of Artistic Expression," ART Là-bas,  November 5, 2017.
  • Nys Dambrot, Shana, “Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia: Vida, pasión y muerte," fabrik, issue 37, 2017.
  • Davis, Genie, “Vida Pasión, y Muerte: Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia at CB1 Gallery”, Art and Cake, September 17, 2017.
  • Salomone, Andrew, “Brooklyn Textile Artists Weave a Delicate Social Fabric”, The Creators Project, September 28, 2016.
  • Mackin, Ashley, “Give Thanks: La Jolla Shores gets first mural in public art program," La Jolla Light,  April 6, 2016.
  • Davis, Genie, "CB1 Gallery: Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia - Plegarias," Diversions LA, Novermber 24, 2015.
  • Vankin, Deborah, "On Craft & Folk Art Museum's Golden Anniversary, 'Paperworks' is a cutting-edge gift," L.A. Times, October 9, 2015.
  • Mulroy, Peter J., "Latinos in the US: Artist Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia Talks Growing Up in Mexico, College Experience and Inspirations," Latin Times, February 20, 2014.
  • Pagel, David, "A World Where Nothing is Still," L.A. Times, December 19, 2013.
  • Donnan, Kieran, "Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia," The 22 Magazine, volume 4, Fall-Winter 2013.
  • Neel, Tucker, "Crafty Patterns, Profiles, Q&A: Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia," Artillery Magazine, April 24, 2013.
  • Pagel, David, "Art Review: Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia at CB1 Gallery," L.A. Times, February 9, 2012.
  • Neel, Tucker, "Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia 'by Deborah Calderwood'," Pleased to Present, July 27, 2010.

Clients/Employment History:  

  • 2020 Fuller Theological Seminary – Visiting faculty for online course – Brehm Center
  • 2018 - 2019 Claremont Graduate University - Visiting Artist Faculty, Fall and Spring terms.
  • 2018 Excellence in Teaching Award – Illustration Coordinator for eight years.
  • 2017 Art Center, Visiting Artist Faculty, Spring term
  • 2009 – Present Associate Professor of Communication Arts, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA.
  • 2008 - 2009 Printmaking Technical Support Service, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2007 - 2009 Printmaker, Cirrus, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2002 - 2005 Master Printer, Analogue Press, Los Angeles CA