Guatemala native, Carlos Lorenzana moved to Chicago with his family at age six and has
cultivated an artful life for himself long since. During his youth, Carlos discovered Chicago’s
urban street art culture and used concrete and steel as his two main canvases. Strictly
working with aerosol paint and markers, he defined his visual art as belonging to a vibrant
After receiving an Associate’s in Graphic Design at Robert Morris College, he declared it
was time to experience larger mediums of style in digital art. Carlos continued his education
of Computer Animation at Illinois Institute of Art in Chicago and has since applied significant
importance of 3D texture, contrast, and depth, to his paintings.
Highly fascinated by ancient civilizations, religions, mythology, and spiritualism, Carlos
Lorenzana’s paintings aid to create an understanding of how all of these intersect to form a
Carlos aspires to create art that audiences will reflect upon and use it as a means to search
for their own understanding and connect to a global consciousness that leaves the object
out of it.