An artist with a passion for art education and raising environmental awareness, working with a range of media to create site-specific land art, installations and sculpture.
Rosalind Lowry is an artist from Northern Ireland who works with a range of media to create site-specific land art, installations and sculpture.
With a passion for art education, she is Chief Examiner for Contemporary Crafts Design in Northern Ireland, a Professional Associate for the Council for Curriculum and Education and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. In 2021 as Artist in Residence for the Lough Neagh Landscape Partnership & Heritage Lottery she will also deliver a series of land art interventions in the peatlands of South West Lough Neagh, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, in a major development project to raise awareness of the environmental issues and declining wildlife population of Ireland. In 2020 Rosalind completed the Art, Activism and Environment programme with the Centre for Curatorial Studies, Berlin.
Through numerous solo and collaborative projects she has delivered works internationally and across Ireland. She has completed public commissions for St. Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast, The Natural History Museum in London, The Royal Hospital Group, Belfast, Local Government in Northern Ireland and internationally for the Alaska State Government, and works and installations in Quebec, Canada and North Vietnam.
She studied Public Art and Sculpture at Chelsea School of Art and St. Martins School of Art in London and has won several awards including the London Institute Award, Arts Council of NI Awards and the Carnegie Award for Design & Wellbeing. Rosalind has undertaken many Artist in Residence positions, both at home and abroad, including positions as Artist in Residence on Rathlin Island, Ireland, and alone in a cabin in the Alaskan wilderness in 2019 creating a land art trail for the Alaskan Government, to encourage use of the national parks.