Originally from Sacramento, CA Lorenzo has worked with various government municipalities as a graphic designer and cultural arts assistant. Working for the Sacramento Mayor/Council office, Lorenzo Baker was tasked with creating promotional materials for initiatives such as Summer Youth Leadership Camp, HP Roseville’s Tech Trek, and Summer at City Hall.

 Throughout his career, Lorenzo Baker has been engaged with the connections between the arts and their ability to create change within communities. While at the Crocker Art Museum in 2015, Lorenzo’s worked as an Art Corps Fellow on the community outreach project Block by Block, which serviced over 25,000 Sacramento residents through arts engagement. 

 In 2016 Lorenzo moved his talents to Southern California and continued his career in the arts and education fields.

during that time he has interned at ArtworxLA, working with at risk youth on alternative pathways to success, as well working at The Los Angeles County Museum of Art as an Artist Assistant.

While receiving his MFA at Otis College of Art and Design in 2018 Lorenzo co-curated an exhibition on afro futurism, titled, Black Light which was an exploration into Afrofuturism, a distinct mode of representation that reimagines a multiplicity of future identities for black individuals and communities in order to critically engage with contemporary issues.

 

At the moment, Lorenzo is teaching at the Armory Center for The Arts in Pasadena, CA.