Alison Lowry

Education
2009First Class Honours Degree in Art and Design, University of Ulster
2004City and Guilds Diploma in Embroidery, BIFHE
1994BTEC Foundation in Art and Design, BIFHE
Awards
2012Second place in Glass Category at RDS National Craft Competition
2011Warm Glass Prize, winner of Bullseye Category
2010RUA Perpetual Silver Medal Prize for the best work by a non-Academy member
Winner of the Warm Glass Prize – First place in Artists category
2009First place in glass category at RDS National Craft Competition
Winner of Glass Society of Ireland’s Award
Awarded Deans Prize by University of Ulster
2008Placed on Dean’s List by University of Ulster
Recent exhibitions
2015A place for Everything/Everything in its place, solo exhibition, Ebeltoft Glass Museum, Denmark
Contained, solo exhibition, S12 Gallery and Workshop, Bergen, Norway
Made, London
National Glass Centre display case, Sunderland
Four Corners of Craft, London Design Festival, London
2014Reconstruction of Memory, joint show with Rachel Dickson, Flowerfield Arts Centre, Portstenwart
Handmade in Britain, Old Chelsea Town Hall, London
Body Talk, Glazen Huis, Lommel, Belgium
Irish Wave, Creative Mall, Shanghai
Body Talk, Ebeltoft Glass Museum, Denmark.
Showcase, Royal Dublin Society
2013Irish Craft Portfolio, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin
Handmade in Britain, Old Chelsea Town Hall, London
Water Ways, Waterways Ireland Visitors Centre, Dublin
Sculpture in Context, Dublin Horticultural Gardens
Annual Exhibition, Royal Hibernian Academy
Art Shanghai, Art Fair Shanghai, China
Irish Sculpture Awards, Mill Cove Gallery, Cork
OMG, Red Cone Glass Centre, Stourbridge
Glass, Cupola Gallery, Sheffield
New Glass- Old Skills, Broadfield House Museum, England
Perspective- Inspiration Uncovered, Craft Central, London
2012Irish Craft Portfolio, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin
Young and Loving +1, Gallerie Format, Bergen, Norway
RDS Student and Craft Competition, travelling exhibition, Ireland
Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Exhibition, Dublin
Engaging with Glass, Travers Gallery, Tacoma, USA
Elements, Shengling Gallery, Shanghai, China
Glass games, The Gallery, Redchurch Street, London
2011Young and Loving, S12 Gallery, Bergen, Norway
Stanislav Libensky Award, Prague Castle
Vessels of Memory, Kilkenny Arts Office
Engaging with Glass, Solstice Arts Centre
2010-12Vessels of Memory, joint show with Rachel Dickson, various venues in Ireland and UK
2010Contemporary Glass, Belfry Arts Centre, England
2009National Craft and Design Fair, RDS, Dublin
Public Collections
Lisburn and Castlereagh Council
Tower Museum, Derry
Office of Public Works, Ireland
Gangtai Art Museum of Shanghai Gang Tai Cultural Development Company
Chinese State Councilor of the PR, Permanent Collection
Arts Council of Northern Ireland Permanent Collection
Art Collection, Europol Headquarters, The Hague
Arts Council of Northern Ireland Permanent Collection
Permanent Collection, University of Ulster, Belfast
Publications
2015‘The Glass Act’, The World of Interiors Magazine
2013‘The Second Skin’, Chinese Handicrafts Magazine
‘Designer Profile’, Irelands Homes and Interiors
2012New Glass Review 33
2011‘Vessels of Memory’, Perspective Magazine

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