Engaging with Artist Rick Lowe, 2020 PAN Leadership Awardee
Americans for the Arts and the Public Art Network Advisory Council congratulate Rick Lowe as the recipient for the 2020 PAN Award.
Unfortunately, today’s session is cancelled. An opportunity to hear from Rick Lowe will be scheduled for a later date.
About this Session
Hear from Rick Lowe, 2020 Public Art Network Awardee on his work in communities.
Rick Lowe, Artist
This session is a part of the 2020 Annual Convention and Public Art & Civic Design Conference.
Rick Lowe (he/him/his) is a Houston-based artist and professor of art at the University of Houston. He has exhibited and worked with communities nationally and internationally. His work has appeared in: the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston; Museum of Contemporary Arts, Los Angeles; Neuberger Museum, Purchase, New York; Phoenix Art Museum; Kwangju Biennale, Kwangju, Korea; the Kumamoto State Museum, Kumamoto, Japan; the Venice Architecture Biennale; and Documenta 14, Kassel, Germany and Athens, Greece. He is best known for his Project Row Houses community-based art project that he started in Houston in 1993. Additional community projects include the Watts House Project in Los Angeles, the Borough Project in Charleston, South Carolina (with Suzanne Lacy and Mary Jane Jacobs), Anyang Public Art Program 2010 in Anyang, Korea, and Translation: Vickery Meadow in Dallas, Texas. among Mr. Lowe’s honors are the Rudy Bruner Awards in Urban Excellence, the AIA Keystone Award, the Heinz Award in the arts and humanities, the Skowhegan Governor’s Award, the Skandalaris Award for Art/Architecture, and a U.S. Artists Booth Fellowship. He has served as a Loeb Fellow at Harvard University, a Mel King Fellow at MIT, an Auburn University Breedan Scholar, and as the Stanford University Haas Center Distinguished Visitor. President Barack Obama appointed Rick to the National Council on the Arts in 2013; in 2014 he was named a MacArthur Fellow.
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