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Department of the Interior Indian Arts & Crafts Board

Arizona Art Alliance

Mesa Arts League


Native American Art Magazine February/March 2021 Issue

The Apache Messenger Volume 9, Number 51- December 2019

​Southwest Art Magazine- December January 2019-2020 issue

Native Peoples Magazine- September/October 2013

The Apache Messenger Volume 3, Number 4- January 2013

Culture and Customs of the Apache Indians By Veronica E. Velarde Tiller - 2010

Native Peoples Magazine- July/August 2009

Native American Times- Volume XII, Number X- March 2006

The Pioneer- Volume 1, Number 26- September 2005


September 20-23,2023 Gila County Fair Exhibition, Globe, Arizona- Best of Show-3 First Places

The Heat Is On Exhibition, AZ Art Online- July 30-August 31,2023 Honorable Mention

Apache Stories Art Exhibition, Desert Caballeros Western Museum
Wickenburg, AZ- October 30 2021-October 2, 2022

Arizona State Fair Fine Art Exhibition, Veterans Memoria Coliseum Professional Division-

Phoenix, AZ- October 1-31, 2021

5th Annual Phippen Award Winners Small Works To Go-James Gallery, Prescott, Arizona
May 1-June 6, 2021

47th Annual Western Art Show & Sale County Courthouse Plaza-Prescott, Arizona
May 29,30,31, 2021

Native Skies Exhibition- Marley Gallery, Prescott, Arizona

March 20th -July 25th, 2021

March 5-7 2021- 63rd Annual Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market, Phoenix AZ First Place

Nov 27- December 24 2020 IAIA Holiday Art Market, Santa Fe New Mexico

November 2020 51st Annual Mountain Oyster Club Contemporary Western Art Show & Sale

Sept 2020- The Gateway International Painting Competition, Online-Finalist: Representational                                                                                                               Professional Category

2020 Southwest Art Magazine ARTISTIC EXCELLENCE Competition. 100 Runners Up

May 2020 46th Annual Phippen Museum Western Art Show & Sale, Online- Best of Show, First Place

FASO October 2019 BOLDBRUSH PAINTING Competition. Top Favorite 15%

2019 Southwest Art Magazine ARTISTIC EXCELLENCE Competition. 100 Runners Up

The Red Show: A Singular Creation Online Competition, July 1-14, 2019 Top Five Finalist

 June 5-July 28, 2018 All Art Arizona Exhibition, Gilbert Arizona

September 21-24, 2017 Gila County Fair, Globe, AZ. Best of Show , 2 First Places, 1 Second, 1 Third ​

July 8-9, 2017-  20th Annual Prescott Indian Art Market  Prescott, Arizona

November 12, 2016- Apache Gathering Arts & Crafts Show Peridot, Arizona

April 1, 5, 2015- Mt. Turnbull Art Exhibit & Competition Bylas, Arizona First Place

​April 12,13, 2014-Mt. Turnbull Art Exhibit & Competition  Bylas, Arizona First Place

​March 1 & 2, 2014- 56th Annual Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market, Phoenix, AZ

September 19-21, 2013- 44th Annual Gila County Fair, Globe, AZ Best of Show,  Five(5) First Places ​

Jan 31, 2013 - A Singular Creation Online Juried Exhibition- Honorable Mention

Jan 7, 2013 - Feb 4, 2013- Vida e Cafée, Solo Exhibit, Globe, AZ 

March 3,4, 2012-54th Annual Heard Guild Indian Fair & Market. Phoenix, AZ

Nov 2011 -Nov 2012- Visions of Arizona Art Exhibition,House of Representatives, Phoenix, AZ

Nov 2011- Native American Heritage Month Exhibition-

July-September 2011- Arizona Art Alliance Cycle 6 Exhibition, Scottsdale, Arizona

August 2011 Oil Painters of America, Associate Online Showcase Competition

May 28,29,30, 2011 37th Annual Phippen Museum Western Art Show & Sale- Prescott, AZ

March 5-6, 2011 53rd Annual Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market, Phoenix, AZ 

October 16, 2010 Globe-Miami Chamber of Commerce' Apache Jii Celebration- Globe, Arizona

June 19, 2010 Altermann Galleries Western Art Auction- Santa Fe, N M

July 2009 22nd Annual Native American Art Festival- Hon-dah Casino Resort, AZ Featured Artist,                                                                                                            Best of Show 2nd place

May 2009 35th Annual Western Art Show & Sale- Prescott, AZ

Nov 2008 Mountain Oyster Club 39th Annual Contemporary Western Art Show & Sale- Tucson, AZ

October 2008 Sentimental Journey Exhibition- Globe, AZ

October 2008 25th Annual Apache Day Celebration- Globe, AZ

July 2008 21st Annual Native American Art Festival- Pinetop/Lakeside, AZ Buyer's Choice                                                                                                           Award, Artist of the Year

Nov 2007- Feb 10, 2008 Native Myths & Legends Exhibition- Phippen Museum, Prescott,AZ- 

Best of Show

March 2007 49th Annual Heard Museum Indian Fair & Market, Phoenix, AZ 

Sept 2006: CVCA Wild West Exhibition-Globe, AZ. Best of Show, Honorable Mention

August 2006 SWAIA Indian Market-Santa Fe, N M- Second Place

March 2006 48th Annual Heard Museum Indian Market, Phoenix, AZ. Honorable Mention 

October 2005 First Annual Sedona Indian Market, Sedona, AZ

July 2005 CVCA One Man Exhibition- Globe, AZ

2005 CVCA Tiny Topography Exhibition- Globe, AZ

2005 CVCA Regeneration Exhibition- Globe, AZ

2004 21st Annual Apache Day Celebration- Globe, AZ

1997 CVCA Local Color Exhibition- Globe, AZ- Best of Show

1996 Arts For The Parks-Jackson Hole, WY- Top 100, Award of Excellence

1989 White Hills Indian Arts & Crafts- Camp Verde, AZ

1978 IAIA Graduate Exhibition- Santa Fe NM

"Thank you so much. I love what you do !!

All the best to you as an artist too!"

​​Sophia Milos, Actress  "Miami CSI"

"With greatest respect for your artistry and dedication to the Apache people, I thank you constantly for the privilege you granted in letting me acquire "Above All Adversities" a dozen years ago! I have gazed on the painting every day since, sometimes for long periods, while remembering the years I lived in San Carlos nearly 4 decades ago. The precious gift of your talent keeps me connected to a critical part of my life. Thank you, Lorenzo! Thank you very much. With warmest wishes".

Mike Stewart  MD (Seattle WA)

I had the opportunity to meet Lorenzo this day on March 14, 2016 and saw for the very first time his exquisite paintings of his Apache people. Lorenzo is the oral historian of his people with the use of his brush and bringing to life the people who are so close and dear to him. His work ranks right up there with the best of traditional American artists with the likes of Remington, Russell and Farnby. There's no need to elaborate on his methods or technique as that is beyond the comprehension of art aficionados who simply want fine art that expresses a certain mood and capturing a particular moment in time. It is these frozen time frames that captures the very essence of Apacheria. Lorenzo sets the standards for contemporary Indian artists who will simply have to work much harder to convey their messages through their art.
Don Decker/Dilzhe'eh Apache/Film maker/Video maker.

"I enjoy the honor of having on our entry wall your beautiful oil of the Princess ("Apache Trail Morning"), with the black Indian blanket. I visited with you, Phippen Art show, Prescott, AZ. A true joy".
Sally Kimberlin

" Lorenzo is a very talented painter. Next time I'm in Arizona I intend to look him up."

Lucia St. Claire, Author-"Ghost Warrior"

"My wife and I were surfing the Net and saw your website. BEAUTIFUL WORK!!! " 

David S. Nevarez, Author-

 "Time & Again, Visitors Return"  

Another prominent artist is the San Carlos realism painter Lorenzo Cassa. Cassa states that his art is about the beauty of being Native specifically Apache. He viewed his art as: “Life, in the simplest terms of the spiritual awakening that results with climbing the hills and hearing an elk bugle, watching an eagle soaring through a canyon, walking through the forest, listening to a stream; you know, the connection with nature and being mesmerized with all of creation. One does not tire from being in the presence of the Creator. I believe this is what my forefathers fought, and many died for.”

Veronica E. Velarde Tillar, Author

"Culture and Customs of the Apache Indians"

It was very well packed. Everything was great. It's a beautiful picture!!! I am very happy. Thank you so much for all the trouble you went too. Very much appreciated and so will the picture be.

K. S.

Bonney Lake, WA

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