Resume

EDUCATION:

Master of Fine Arts, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN. Graduate teaching fellowship
Accademia di Belle Arti Perugia, Italy. Studies in art history, painting, and drawing,
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Alma College, Alma, MI. cum laude and departmental honors

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2019
Patricia Rovzar Gallery, Seattle, WA  The Edge of the Known

2017
Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID  By A Grace of Sense

2016
Arden Gallery, Boston, MA  Still and Still Moving

2015
Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA   Patra Passage: Full Circle
Abmeyer+Wood Fine Art Seattle, WA  Resonance

2014
Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID  Poiesis

2013
Museum of Glass, Tacoma WA  Patra Passage Beginnings

2012
Forre Fine Art Gallery, Aspen CO and Vail, CO  Falling and Flying
Arden Gallery, Boston, MA

2010
Arden Gallery, Boston, MA
Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID  Psi: The Uncertainty Principle

2009
Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
Arden Gallery, Boston, MA

2008
Arden Gallery, Boston, MA

2007
Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID

2006
Arden Gallery, Boston, MA
Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID

2005
Arden Gallery, Boston, MA
Harper College, Palatine Illinois
University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA

2003
Arden Gallery, Boston, MA

2002
Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL
Miami University Art Museum, Miami University, Oxford, OH
Arden Gallery, Boston MA

2001
Peyton Wright Gallery Santa Fe, NM
Gwenda Jay/Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL
Arden Gallery Boston, MA
Illinois Wesleyan University Bloomington, IL

2000
Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso TX
Northern Illinois University Museum and Gallery, DeKalb, IL
Adair Margo Gallery, El Paso, TX
Gwenda Jay/Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL

1999
Northern Illinois University Museum and Gallery, Chicago, IL
Fermi Lab Gallery, Batavia, IL
Astra Gallery, Richmond, VA
Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL
Alma College, Alma, MI

1998
Nine Gallery, Portland, OR
Westminster College, Philadelphia, PA
OnStage Gallery, DeKalb, IL

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:                                                                                   

2018
Woodbury Art Museum, “Coalesce: Exploring Intersections in Contemporary Art”, Orem, UT
Gail Severn Gallery, “The Spectrum of Women”, Ketchum, ID
Seattle Art Fair, WA, Gail Severn Gallery

2017
Seattle Art Fair, WA, Gail Severn Gallery
Art Market San Francisco, CA Gail Severn Gallery

2016
Art Market San Francisco, CA Gail Severn Gallery
Seattle Art Fair, WA, Gail Severn Gallery

2015
Ukrainian Museum of Modern Art, “Collaborative Visions II: The Poetic Dialogue Project”, Chicago, IL
Gail Severn Gallery, “State of Nature IV” Ketchum, ID
Seattle Art Fair, WA, Abmeyer+Wood

2014
Gail Severn Gallery, “State of Nature III” Ketchum, ID

2013
Gail Severn Gallery, “Preview 2014″

2012
Art Aspen, Forre Gallery, Aspen, CO
Gail Severn Gallery, “State of Nature” Ketchum, ID

2011
Art Chicago, Gail Severn Gallery, Chicago, IL

2010
Friesen Gallery, “Speak for the Trees”, Seattle, WA and inclusion in book of same title
Art Chicago, Gail Severn Gallery, Chicago, IL
Gail Severn Gallery, “Sense of Place”, Ketchum, ID

2009
Tacoma Art Museum, Neddy Fellowship Exhibition, Tacoma, WA
Chicago Cultural Center “Collaborative Visions: The Poetic Dialogue Project”, Chicago, IL
Bowling Green State University, “Collaborative Visions: The Poetic Dialogue Project” Bowling Green, OH
Indiana State University, “Collaborative Visions: The Poetic Dialogue Project”, Terre Haute, IN

2008
Friesen Gallery, “Seeds of Compassion”, Seattle, WA
2008, 07, 06, 05
Gail Severn Gallery, “The Eloquent Flower” Sun Valley, ID

2006
Gwenda Jay/Addington Gallery “Natural Inclinations” Chicago, IL

2005
Hoffman Gallery, Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, OR

2004
Northern Illinois University Gallery, “Collaborations”, Chicago, IL

2003
Fifteenth Anniversary Show, Gwenda Jay/Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL

2002
Sonoma Museum of Visual Art, Sonoma, CA
Adair Margo Gallery, El Paso, TX

2001
Oregon College of Arts and Crafts, Portland, OR
Hoffman Gallery, Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, OR

2000
Peyton Wright Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2000
Gwenda Jay/Addington Gallery “Ragdale Foundation” Chicago, IL

GRANTS AND AWARDS:

2009            Neddy Fellowship Finalist, Behnke Foundation, Seattle, WA
2003            Ragdale Foundation, Distinguished Resident Lifetime Award, Lake Forest, IL
1996- 2010  Ragdale Foundation, awarded eleven artist residency grants, Lake Forest, IL
2001            Artist Fellowship Award, Illinois Arts Council.
2000            Panelist for determining Artist Fellowship grants, Illinois Arts Council
1999            Special Assistance Grant, Illinois Arts Council
1999            Panelist for determining Ragdale Foundation grants, Lake Forest, IL
1997            Artist Fellowship Award, Illinois Arts Council.
1994-1999  Artist in Education and Arts Resource Grants: awarded twenty separate grants, Illinois Arts Council
1991             Illinois Percentage for Art in Architecture Commission, Starved Rock State Park, IL
1988            Aldeen Foundation Grant
1979             Fulbright Hays Foundation Grant
1979             Ford Foundation Grant

PROFESSIONAL TEACHING:                       

1992-1995   Full-time Instructor, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL.
1980- 1988  Assistant Professor, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL.
1989- 1992  Part-time Instructor College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL.
1975-1979   Assistant Instructor, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

PUBLIC AND CORPORATE COMMISSIONS AND COLLECTIONS:                       

Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
Art in Embassies, Swiss Consulate, Bern, Switzerland
Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA
Sutter Health System, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Palo Alto, CA
El Camino Hospital, Los Gatos, CA
Woodward Canyon Winery, Walla Walla, WA
Palo Alto Medical Foundation Munnerlyn Eye Institute, Palo Alto, CA
Seattle University, Seattle, WA
Oxford Biotech Company, Boston, MA
Bain Capital, Boston, MA
St. George Museum of Art, St. George, UT
Dynamic Machine Works, Boston, MA
Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL
A.A.R. Corporation World Headquarters, Woodale, IL
State of Illinois, Percent for Art, Starved Rock State Park, Utica, IL
Kane County Circuit Courthouse, Geneva, IL
Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Building, Minneapolis, MN
Van Andel Center, Pine Rest Hospital, Grand Rapids, MI
Elmhurst Memorial Hospital, Elmhurst, IL.
Elmhurst Physician’s Conference Center, Elmhurst IL.
Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL
Graham Center Museum, Wheaton, IL
President’s Corporate Complex, Des Plaines, IL

REVIEWS, ARTICLES AND PUBLICATIONS:
Encaustic, by Kim Bernard and Ashley Rooney, bound book, 2015, Schiffer Publishing Ltd.
100 Northwest Artists, by Ashley Rooney, bound book, forthcoming release 2012 by Schiffer Publishing Ltd.
Woodward Canyon Winery, 2014 Artist Series Cabernet Sauvignon wine label
Green Art: Trees, Roots and Leaves, by Ashley Rooney, bound book, 2014 by Schiffer Publishing Ltd.
Numero Cinq Magazine, “The Object of the Object Interview with Lynda Lowe” by Nance Van Winkle, December 2013
Tacoma News Tribune, “Philosophical ceramic-based Patra Passage at Museum of Glass” by Rosemary Ponnekanti, September 25, 2013
Poison Sonnets, by Joseph Heithaus, featured cover art. David Roberts Books, Cincinnati, OH. 2012
Good Reason, by Jennifer Habel, featured cover art. NSFPS Press, Auburn, AL. 2012
Falling and Flying, exhibition catalog published by Forre Fine Art, August, 2012
Speak for the Trees, 200 page hardcover book, composed by Andria Friesen and published by Marquand Books, Inc. Seattle, WA. 2009
Psi: The Uncertainty Principle, exhibition catalog, essay by Margaret Hawkins and interview by Jane Milosch, published by Gail Severn Gallery, February 2009
ArtNews, October, 2005 review by Joanne Silver
Cincinnati Review, featured artist, Fall 2005
Boston Globe, May 24, 2002 “Imagining Reality” review by Cate McQuaid
Chicago Reader, November 2, 2001 “Doubt Springs Eternal” review by Fred Camper
THE Magazine, Santa Fe Magazine of the Arts, July, 2001 “Lynda Lowe: By a Grace of Sense” review by Richard Tobin
Surface Design Magazine, Winter 2001, “Intellect and Intuition: The Paradoxical Pairings of Lynda Lowe” by Barbara Lee Smith pg. 36-39.
DeKalb Daily Chronicle, April 16, 2000 “Of Two Minds: Paintings by Lynda Lowe” review by Ben Mahmoud
artscope.net May 15, 2000 “In Conguency” review by G. Jurek Polanski
El Paso Times, July 21, 2000 “Great minds think alike” review by Claudia Leos

GALLERY REPRESENTATION: 

Gail Severn Gallery, Sun Valley, ID www.gailseverngallery.com

Arden Gallery, Boston, MA www.ardengallery.com

Patricia Rovzar Gallery, Seattle, WA  www.rovzargallery.com

Lynda headshot by Jessica Tampas

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