Lorenzo Pace

Lorenzo Pace

Visiting Professor at University of Texas-Pan American

1201 W University Dr, Edinburg, Texas, United States
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(956) 665-4000

General Information


Poet Patricia Spears Jones Interviews Sculptor - New York Academy of Art

Dean - The HistoryMakers

Author and Illustrator - Jalani


South Pratt Elementary School

B.F.A.School of the Art Institute of Chicago

BFASchool of Art Institute of Chicago

M.F.A. degreesSchool of the Art Institute of Chicago

doctorate - Art Education and Administration , Illinois State University


Advisory Board Member - Montclair State University

Advisory Board Member - SORAC

Recent News  

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Dr. Lorenzo Pace, noted sculptor and author, is featured speaker at Museum of South Texas History to help celebrate Black History Month on February 1
To commemorate February as Black History Month, the Museum of South Texas History's Sunday Speaker Series presents Dr. Lorenzo Pace in an interpretive performance of his children's book, Jalani and the Lock. Beautifully written and illustrated by Lorenzo Pace, Jalani and the Lock was named One of the BestChildren's Books of 2001 by the Los Angeles Times and was the recipient of the Skipping Stone Honor Award. Lorenzo Pace will perform an interpretation of Jalani and theLock using live African music and exciting visual effects. Lorenzo Pace was born in Birmingham, Alabama and raised in Chicago, Illinois. He received his BFA and MFA from the School of Art Institute of Chicago and his doctorate in art education and administration from Illinois State University. Lorenzo Pace skyrocketed to national attention in 2002, when he was commissioned to build a sculpture in honor of the over 400 slaves found buried at New York City's Foley Square. The result is a 300-ton granite sculpture named Triumph of the Human Spirit. Lorenzo Pace is currently a visiting professor at the University of Texas-Pan American.

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Earth Matters: International Art Exhibit 2007 Juried by Lorenzo Pace at The University of Texas-Pan American's University in Edinburg, Texas, from November through December 2007.
Online at UTEP's gallery.

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