Degree: Studio Arts major
Expected Term of Graduation: Spring 2020

Hometown: Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

Lorenzo’s work focuses primarily in painting and drawing. His recent work has been inspired by the connection between himself and his father. While at Pitt, Lorenzo’s work has been featured in three Studio Arts Student Exhibitions, he has been awarded the Betty Blockstein Levine Memorial Award, the Martin Richard and Susan Baer Gluck Award, the Dilva Lombardi Undergraduate Award, a 2019 OUR Curiosity Grant, was a participating artist in the 2019 Wyoming Field Study, and was a recipient of the inaugural Honors College Creative Fellowship. After graduation, he plans to return to Northeastern Pennsylvania and continue his research into his relationship with his father. In the near future, he hopes to continue his career as a fine artist and potentially enroll in a graduate art program.

Gary Buchhalter 1954-2018

Artist Statement:

Lorenzo Buchhalter is a multidisciplinary artist with a focus in painting. His work focuses on the themes of time and place often using mark making to drive his practice. Since the passing of his father in 2018, Lorenzo has been using his work to address and understand his own grief and broader themes of death and loss.