Alison Lowry is a glass artist living and working from her studio, ‘Schoolhouse Glass’ in Saintfield, Co. Down. In 2009 she graduated from the Ulster University with a Degree in Art and Design.
Alison Lowry has several different aspects to her art practise. She makes works for exhibition, small pieces for the domestic environment and also teaches various fused glass techniques from her studio.
Since graduation, she has won numerous awards for all aspects of her work, including first place in the category, ‘Glass Art’ at the Royal Dublin Society in 2015 and 2009, the Warm Glass Prize in 2010, 2011 and highly commended in 2017, more recently she received the Bronze Award at Bullseye Glass’ exhibition for emerging artists, ‘Emerge’. Alison exhibits nationally and internationally, and her work is held in several public and private collections.
Her current solo exhibition, ‘(A)Dressing Our Hidden Truths’, is inspired by such traumatic histories as the Bon Secours Mother & Baby Home, Ireland’s Magdalene Laundry system, domestic violence and sexual abuse of women. It is currently on show at the National Museum of Ireland at Collins Barracks in Dublin.
36 Comber Street
By appointments only
Craft NI, Belfast
James Wray, Belfast
SO Fine Art Gallery, Dublin
The Blue Egg, Wexford
London Glass Blowing, London
Vetri Gallery, Seattle
Check my website for any upcoming open days or workshops: https://schoolhouseglass.wordpress.com