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Chloris Lowe currently lives and works in central Wisconsin. In addition to his studio practice Chloris  has been given an opportunity to further learn and teach the Ho-Chunk language. Commissions can be obtained by starting a conversation using the contact info provided below.

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Chloris Lowe

At this time most pieces shown on the Gallery pages are in collections, not for sale or no longer in existence. Please contact for availability of specific pieces or commissions.

Résumé

Chloris Lowe

 

EDUCATION

Master of Fine Arts, 2009, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence RI 

Bachelor of Fine Arts, 2004 ,School of Education, University of Wisconsin‐Madison, Madison WI

Associates Degree, Protective Services, 1999, Madison Area Technical College, Madison WI

FURTHER TRAINING

Language Apprentice Program, 2015-Present, Ho-Chunk Nation Language and Culture, Mauston WI

Learner-Driven Language Learning Method, 2018, Indigenous Language Institute, Baraboo WI

Team Dynamics Training, 2017, Laurie Frank/ Ho-Chunk Nation Language and Culture, Tomah WI

Teachers Certificate Classes, 2008, Brown University/RISD, Providence RI

Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, 2005 Woodworking Intensive, Rockport ME

LANGUAGES

English, Hoocąk (Ho-Chunk)

EXPERIENCE 

Lowe Space Art + Design Studio Providence RI, Philadelphia PA, Lyndon Station WI

Custom Furniture & Design Consultant, 2007-Present

Developing and building custom furniture and sculpture for individuals and corporations. Instructed and consulted for communal shop set up and developed company branding.

UW Madison Community Classes, Madison WI

Language Instructor, Hoocąk 1 & 2,  2018-Present

Instructed Introductory Hoocąk (Ho-Chunk), an indigenous Siouan language of the Upper Midwest.

Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) Blue Bell PA

Adjunct Faculty in Fine Arts, 2010-2014

Instructed studio classes in Sculpture, Woodworking and Ceramics. Developed new curriculum in Woodworking for MCCC’s Fine Art Program. Maintained a creative and safe educational environment.

Moore College of Art and Design Philadelphia PA

Facilitator/Instructor, 2012-2014

Working with the continuing education department I instructed and guided a number of classes through exploratory sessions using found materials and other easily accessible 3 dimensional media.

Penland School of Crafts Penland NC

Instructor, 2013

Designed and instructed a 2 week summer session based in the woodshop, titled Loco-motion.

RISD Furniture Design Department Providence RI

Teaching Assistant, 2006-2009

Assisted and taught undergraduate furniture design studio classes in metalworking, woodworking and drawing.

OTHER MISC. INSTRUCTIONAL EXPERIENCE

Co-organizer, Land Tour Series, Hoocąk Language Apprentice Program, Mauston WI, 2017

Guest Lecturer, Intro. To American Indian Studies, UW Madison, Madison WI, Fall 2017

Language Activity Coordinator, Hoocąk Summer Youth Camp, Milwaukee WI, 2017

Language Liaison, Hoocąk Summer Culture Camp, 9 Eagles Lyndon Station WI, 2017

ARTIST RESIDENCIES

Center for Furniture Craftsmanship (CFC), Rockport ME

7 month Fellowship, 2006

Penland School of Craft, Material Exploration Glass, Iron, Wood Studios

January 2014

EXHIBITION RECORD

Scholars and Fellows, Juried Exhibition, Messler Gallery, Rockport ME, 2018

Bavarian Bierhaus, Figure Commission, Nashville TN, 2017

23rd Street Armory Oktoberfest, Figure Commission, Philadelphia PA, 2016

Design Philadelphia, Open air installation, Philadelphia PA, 2014 

Make It Break It Rebuild It, Philly Fringe Festival, Invitational, Philadelphia PA, 2012

AiO Exhibition, Independence Seaport Museum, Philadelphia PA, 2012

Gallery 13, Invitational, Philadelphia PA 2012

Art + Soul Food, Community Event, Installation in unused storefront, Philadelphia PA, 2012

Table Fights 2011, Magnan Metz Gallery, New York, NY 2011

Studio 308, Mercantile Block, AS220, Providence RI, 2010

Table Fights 2010, Furniture Society Conference, MIT, Cambridge MA, 2010 

Celebrating The Studio Fellowship, Messler Gallery, CFC, Rockport ME, 2010

RISD MFA Thesis Exhibition, Providence Convention Center, Providence RI, 2009

Protagonist/Antagonist, RISD Bank Building, Providence RI, 2009

Table Fights 2009, Magnan Projects Gallery, New York NY, 2009

Mereology, Dead Cat Gallery, Providence RI, 2008

Table Fights 2008, Magnan Projects Gallery, New York NY, 2008

Work by Studio Fellows, Messler Gallery, CFC, Rockport ME, 2008

Modern Perspectives of a Modern People, Brown University, Providence RI, 2008

Student and Teacher, Silo Gallery, Hunt Hill Farm Trust, New Milford CT, 2007

Providence Fine Furnishing Show, Providence Convention Center, Providence RI,2007

First Nations Show, Ewing Multicultural Center Gallery, RISD, Providence RI, 2007

Work by Studio Fellows, Messler Gallery, CFC, Rockport ME, 2007

Current Student Work, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison WI, 2003