2013 Ph.D. Arts, Health and Society - summa cum laude European Graduate School EGS in Saas-Fee, Switzerland Dissertation: The Effects of Expressive Arts on Decision-Making: Sensemaking in Situations of Complexity and Ambiguity.

2005-2007 Certificate in Person-Centered Expressive Arts for Healing and Social Change - Saybrook Graduate School and Research Center, San Francisco, California, USA. 400 hours.

2001 Master of Arts in the Humanities California State University Dominguez Hills Carson, California, USA Thesis: "Sociological Content of the Paintings of Mexican Artist Frida Kahlo: The Plight of the Disabled, Feminism and her political ideology.

1994 Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering Texas A&M University College Station, Texas, USA Academic Achievement Award, fall 1993 - European Tour for Engineering Student sponsored by Texas A&M and Ruhr-Universitat Bochum, Germany, 1991

2017 – 2021

Board Member of the International Expressive Arts Therapy Association IEATA

Artists Committee

Person Centered Expressive Arts - Therapy Program Associate Faculty

The Flamenco Poets Society Bilingual Literary Performances. Music, dance and bilingual poetry readings, Houston, Texas, USA

Houston Community College Professor Humanities Department

Expressive Arts Workshops Amsterdam, the Netherlands - De Roos

Research: The Effects of Expressive Arts on Decision-Making: Sensemaking in Situations of Complexity and Ambiguity, European Graduate School EGS, 2012


Outsmart Magazine - Pulse Nightclub Victims Honored in Texas 2021

The Latina Book Club Interview with Artist and Poet Lorena Fernandez

Spotlight Magazine Circle Foundation for the Arts

FULL Interview: in "Your Health Naturally" with Lilibeth Andre

Spanish Interview Tu Salud Naturalmente con Lilibeth Andre

Houston Chronicle Interview

HCC EduTube short film

Interview by Artist BeBop - Sergio Santos

On Spotify

Art Representation / Shows

Art Installation: Amsterdam 2019 for dance, art, and spirituality workshop held at the Van Houten Church in Weesp, Netherlands, 2019

Exhibition Gallery Dreho Korschenbroich, Germany, 2019 - Lost Worlds Venezuela

CHAOS - Art Solo Exhibition - JoMar Visions Gallery, Houston, Texas, USA 2016

Circle Foundation for the Arts, an international arts platform

Fist Saturday Arts Market

Saatchi Art Gallery

Art Prints Gallery Fine Art America

Facebook Lorena Fernandez Art



Book: How to Exist, An Impractical Guide: Como Existir, Guía Impráctica (Poetry and art. English and Spanish Edition)

Book: Spiritual Healing with Art - Curación Espiritual con Arte (Poetry and art. English and Spanish Edition)

Maturity Cards Game