Lorena Olivares was born in 1973 in Santiago de Chile.
She studied at the Fine Arts Academy, Universidad de Chile between 1991 and 1995, in 1997 she got her title as a sculptor. Since 1997 she works as a freelance artist.
Her art work is mainly developed in two areas: large scale works related with the interaction between sculpture, landscape and viewer; and smaller and intimist works.
She mixes different materials such as steel, molten metals, wood, clay and stone.
Currently she lives and works in Cajon del Maipo, Santiago Andean area. Chile.
Simposia since 2011
2017 Artist Residency. Steel Sculpture. Río de Janeiro. Brasil.
2017 3rd Casa Design International Sculpture Symposium. Bolivia.
2016 10th Ubon International Wax Festival. Thailand.
2016 3rd International Sculpture Symposium Ayia Napa. Cyprus.
2015 X International Sculpture Symposium Rheinland Pfalz. Germany.
2015 IV International Sculpture Symposium Santa María. Brazil.
2015 V International Sculpture Symposium Santa Cruz de la Sierra. Bolivia.
2015 1st International Sculpture Symposium Pirque. (Organizer) Santiago. Chile.
2015 1st Sculpture Symposium Corral. Chile.
2014 17th International Stone Sculpture Symposium Friuli Venecia Giulia. Italy.
2014 1st International Sculpture Symposium Pucón. Chile.
2014 1st International Sculpture Symposium Collipulli. Chile.
2014 8th International Sculpture Symposium Llanquihue. Chile.
2013 3th International Sculpture Symposium Concordia. Argentina.
2011 6th Internacional Sculpture Symposium Llanquihue. Chile
Exhibitions since 2011
2018 “From the Earth” Tierra del Fuego Gallery. Punta Arenas. Patagonia. Chile.
2017 “Itinerant Sculpture Festival” Museu Nacional da República. Brasilia. Brasil.
2016 “Matter and Color” Titanium Building. Santiago. Chile.
2015 “Stand up for Sculpture” Human Solutions Pre Park, Kaiserslautern. Germany.
2015 “Origin and Convergence” Galería Mundo Sur. Santiago. Chile.
2014 “Bozzetti” Palazzo Frangipane Tarcento. Friuli. Italy.
2013 “Epicentro” Galería Sérvulo Gutiérrez. Lima. Perú.
2012 “Steel” Centro Cívico de Las Condes. Santiago. Chile.
2011 “Chilean Women in sculpture”. Sculpture Park. Santiago. Chile.
2015 2nd Sculpture Award. Maipo Visual Arts Prize. Chile.
2011 1st Sculpture Award. Maipo Visual Arts Prize. Chile.
2011 2nd Award. 6th Internacional Sculpture Simposium Llanquihue. Chile
2010 1st Award. National Contest of Monumental Sculpture. Llanquihue. Chile.
2008 1st Award. Public Art Contest. Perquenco. Chile.
2003 Sculptor´s Award. 7th Internacional Sculpture Simposium Valdivia. Chile.
2002 “Urban Edge Sculpture”. Fondart Scholarship. La Pintana. Chile.
2002 1st Award. 50th Anniversary Mural. Faculty of Forest Engineering. Universidad de Chile.
2000 “Urban Collective Sculptures – Action two”. Fondart Scholarship. Recoleta. Chile.
1999 “Urban Collective Sculptures Proyect”. Fondart Scholarship. Conchalí, Chile.