Hilary Lorenz, Moth Migration Project (detail), prints on cut paper, 2022. Installed at Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver, CO. © Hilary Lorenz.

Cross-Pollination: The Moth Migration Project

Hilary Lorenz’s immersive installations highlight the capacity of artmaking to forge powerful and unexpected connections between people.

Jan. 15 – April 3, 2022

Freyer – Newman Center

Cross-Pollination: The Moth Migration Project features more than 16,000 printed paper moths alighted on surfaces throughout the gallery. Each unique artwork was created by the artist or crowd-sourced via social media from individuals across 27 different countries. Discover this collaborative project celebrating moths as pollinators, but also as metaphors for the exchange of art and ideas, connecting friends and strangers across the globe united through their love of nature.


About the Artist

Hilary Lorenz is a multidisciplinary artist whose work explores the intersections of nature, community building and printmaking. She holds an MA and MFA from the University of Iowa in printmaking and intermedia. Lorenz is a Fulbright Scholar and a Mid-Atlantic Fellow for the National Endowment for the Arts, and her works have been featured in exhibitions throughout the U.S. and globally.

Meet the Artist: Hilary Lorenz of Moth Migration Project


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