Pat Lenz was born in Brooklyn, NY and lives and works in Healdsburg, California. A sculptor, installation artist, and curator, Pat has also reached beyond the art world over the years to develop several major business projects, from the Hampton's four-star restaurant A Moveable Feast, to Lenz Vineyards, one of the first premium wineries on Long Island. In 1998, she and her husband Peter moved to Healdsburg, California and built the Duchamp Hotel and Duchamp Winery. She also converted the area's largest slaughterhouse into , a studio, gallery, and performance space where she curated as well as collaborated with guest curators to bring the unexpected and avant-garde to Sonoma County. Her focus was on multi-media installations of sculpture, drawing, and video as well as curating site-specific shows. She was the curator of contemporary projects at The Sonoma County Museum and a member of the 428 Collective. During the Covid lockdown, she has been photographing life in the slaughterhouse.