Artist bio: Lorena Lazard is a Mexican artist and educator. She studied contemporary jewelry in the USA and holds a Master’s degree in sociology and a B.S. in Agronomy. Her work has been shown in Schmuck Munich, SOFA Chicago and Sieerad The Netherlands. As well as in various museums and galleries worldwide. Her work has been published in Metalsmith and Ornament magazine, and in several books including the 500 Lark books series. She has participated in various curatorial works including the latest in 2018 co-curating “La Frontera: Encounters Along the Border” at the MAD museum in NYC. 1n 2018 was awarded second place at the Latin America Contemporary Jewelry Biennale. She is the creator of the school “Atelier Lazard” and also the Coordinator of the Contemporary Jewelry program at University CENTRO in Mexico City.