Rick Lowe is a Houston based artist/activist who founded Project Row Houses, an arts and cultural center located in 22 historic “shotgun” houses in the Third Ward of Houston.
- Founded Project Row Houses, a 1997 Rudy Bruner Award Silver Medal recipient and an innovative concept based upon the transformative power of art in community revitalization
- Provides art gallery space where African-American artists exhibit their work and provide a variety of social programs including the Young Mothers Residential Program; day care and after school programs, and performance space
- Previously served as board president of the National Association of Artist organizations and served on Municipal Arts Commission of Houston, and the Rice Design Alliance at Rice University
- Participated in exhibitions at the Phoenix Art Museum, Diverse Works Art Space in Houston, and in exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Neumberger Museum in Purchase New York; and the Kwangii Bienale, Kwangii, Korea
Last updated 8/25/16