Artists & Professor of Art at the University of Houston, Houston, Texas USA at Artist, USA
Rick Lowe lives in Houston, Texas. He is a professor of art at the University of Houston.
His exhibitions include; Phoenix Art Museum, Contemporary arts Museum, Houston, Museum of Contemporary Arts, Los Angeles, Neuberger Museum, Purchase, New York, Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, Korea, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Glassell School, the Kumamoto State Museum, Kumamoto, Japan, Venice Architecture Biennale. Cittadellarte, Biella, Italy, Nasher Scuplture Center, Dallas, TX, and Documenta 14, Kassel, Germany and Athens, Greece.
Community building projects include; Project Row Houses, Houston, Texas; Watts House Project, Los Angeles, CA; Arts Plan for Rem Koolhaus designed Seattle Public Library with Jessica Cusick; Borough Project for Spoleto Festival with Suzanne Lacy and Mary Jane Jacobs, Charleston, SC; Delray Beach Cultural Loop, Delray Beach, Florida; a project for the Seattle Art Museum in their new Olympic Sculpture Park with David Adjaye; and a project for the Anyang Public Art Program 2010, Anyang, Korea; Transforma, New Orleans, Trans.lation: Vickery Meadow, Dallas, Texas, and Victoria Square Project, Athens, Greece.
Among Rick’s honors are; Rudy Bruner Awards in Urban Excellence; AIA Keystone Award, the Heinz Award in the arts and humanities, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture Governors Award, Skandalaris Award for Excellence in Art Architecture, U.S. Artists Booth Fellow, in 2013, President Barack Obama appointed Rick to the National Council on the Arts, and the Creative Time Annenberg Prize for Art and Social Change, and in 2014 he was named a MacArthur Fellow. In 2015 he received the University of Houston’s President’s Medallion Award. Academic appointments include: Loeb Fellow at Harvard University (03), Mel King Fellow at MIT (14), Auburn University Breedan Scholar (15), Stanford University Haas Center Distinguish Visitor (16). In 2015, he received honorary doctorate degrees from the Maryland Institute College of Art and Otis College of Art.