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CHLORIS LOWE

           

321 Main Street, Camp Douglas WI 54618

608-797-8121 ¨ clowe3@gmail.com

CHLORIS-LOWE.com

 

 

OBJECTIVE

 

To utilize my experience and expertise as an artist, designer and maker for the purpose

of enhancing and fostering creative development within the field of art and design.

 

EDUCATION

 

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence RI

Master of Fine Arts, Furniture Design 2009

 

University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison WI

Bachelor of Fine Arts, 3D Multimedia 2004

 

Madison Area Technical College, Madison WI

Associates Degree, Protective Services 1999

 

EXPERIENCE

 

Lowe Space Art Place Design Studios Providence RI, Philadelphia PA, Camp Douglas WI

Custom Furniture & Design Consultant, 2007-Present

Developed and built custom furniture and sculpture for individuals and corporations, instructed and consulted on private shop set up and developed company branding.

 

            Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) Blue Bell PA

            Adjunct Faculty in Fine Arts, 2010-2014

            Developed new curriculum in Woodworking for MCCC’s Fine Art Program.

            Taught studio classes in Woodworking and Sculpture.

 

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.

 

Center for Furniture Craftsmanship (CFC) Rockport ME

Teaching Assistant, 2005

Assisted instructors and helped students during introductory and advanced fine woodworking classes.

 

Ho-Chunk Nation Language Camp Tomah WI

Counselor, 2004

Oversaw logistical organization of camp participants ages 15-18 and prepared teaching materials

 

Four Lakes Driving School Madison WI

Instructor, 2000-2002

Taught behind the wheel as well as classroom instruction to beginning drivers.

 

SKILLS

 

Fine Art and Design

Broad knowledge of design and art history related to furniture, sculpture and painting.

Trained in fine woodworking, metal working, ceramics and printmaking.

 

Computer

Macintosh and PC platforms.

Photoshop, Illustrator, Solid Works, Auto CAD, Microsoft Suite.

 

 

            EXHIBITION RECORD

           

            Design Philadelphia, Open air installation, Philadelphia PA, 2014

           

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

 

            Independent Seaport Museum, AiO Exhibition, 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

 

 

 

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