Lori Park's current solo exhibition "Lori Park: 10 Years Past to Present” - features 100+ works and reflects the influence of North Africa on her art since she arrived to Marrakech in 2005. The retrospective Includes her large-scale installations, textural panels, wire suspensions, multi-media sculptures, assemblages, and cyanotypes. Until 30 May, 2018 - on the grounds and interior spaces of the beautiful Palais Aiziza and Spa - in La Palmeraie of Marrakech, Morocco (palaisaziza.com).
Lori Park’s art made a splash at COP22 (Conference Of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) in Marrakech, Morocco where she was awarded “Trophee: Femme, Art Et Climate” by the Kingdom of Morocco and the United Nations Development Program - for her artwork exploring climate change. Lori had 2 exhibitions within UNCOP22, an international conference that drew thousands.
Lori studied botany, zoology, economics, and policy analysis, with a graduate degree from Harvard University. She worked on salmon fishing boats in Alaska and as a wilderness/dogsledding guide before working for the US Environmental Protection Agency in Washington D.C. She left the EPA to pursue her art full-time.
Her large-scale bronze work has been shown at Sotheby's 2014 "Beyond Limits" the world-renowned exhibition of monumental sculpture held at Chatsworth House, the Duke of Devonshire's beautiful estate in England. Her sculpture at “Beyond Limits” was exhibited alongside work by fellow artists Aristide Maillol, Germaine Richier, Xu Bing, Beverly Pepper, Marc Quinn, Bill Woodrow, Alice Aycock, Antony Gormley and Eduardo Chillida.
Lori Park’s work “The Dogs of Longleat House” -a historical depiction of the family dogs, as larger-than-life-size wire sculptures - is on permanent display at Longleat House, the Marquess of Bath’s estate in England.
Lori exhibited with the Marrakech Biennale in 2014 and 2016, and at the Museum of Marrakech in 2007. Her art work is in the UK National Collection.
Marrakech-based artist Lori Park works in many materials, from large-scale bronze to multi-story wire suspensions, large textural panels and collage, floating spirals, found-object assemblages, printmaking, photography, assemblages, and installations in landscape.