Born on May 18th 1978 in Kasachstan, Tatjana Lorenz grew up in Latvia where she started high school and took special classes at a school of art in the city of Daugavpils. After moving to Germany in 1991, she finished high school in Kehl am Rhein while at same time pursuing privately her artistic education at Kunsthochschule Offenburg and Ecole supérieure des arts décoratifs in Strasbourg. After graduating from high school, she studied Communications design at the State Academy of Visual Arts in Stuttgart where she passed her final exams with distinctions in 2004.
Up to now the professional career of Tatjana Lorenz has been mostly defined by her works for the German GEO magazine. She started as a private contributor to various publications such as Geolino, GEO Kompakt, GEO Saison, GEO Special and GEO Wissen, then, in 2008, assumed the art direction of the history magazine GEO Epoche as well as of related publications like GEO Epoche Edition and GEO Epoche Panorama, and of GEO App. In addition to that, she also works on freelance projects. Her works have been displayed in Strassbourg, Stuttgart, Hamburg, Cologne, Worchester, Shanghai and Rotterdam.
Tatjana Lorenz lives in Hamburg. She speaks German, Russian, English and French.