Loren Siems was born in 1982 in Louisiana. After almost a decade in New York City, she has moved her artistic practice to Houston, TX. Siems graduated with her Bachelors of Fine Arts in Painting from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette 2005, and received her Masters of Fine Arts in Sculpture from the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth 2008. She has also studied drawing at the University of Sussex in England, Summer 2004. In 2009, Siems interned at the international Studios and Curatorial Program in Brooklyn, NY. She also worked under artist Jacob Hashimoto in 2010. Since then, Siems has focused on further developing her own artistic practice.