Marie Lorenz explores the New York City waterways in her hand-built boats, sometimes with passengers, but more often alone. She creates beautiful and startling video pieces out of footage from her experiences and also creates monumental prints out of objects encountered on these journeys. Ms. Lorenz has received numerous grants and fellowships and has exhibited her work internationally. In 2008 she was awarded the Joseph H. Hazen Rome Prize for the American Academy in Rome. Her project The Tide and Current Taxi, a performance in the New York Harbor, was featured in the 2014 Frieze art fair. Ms. Lorenz was appointed assistant professor in painting/printmaking at the Yale School of Art in 2009.