Rick Lowe

March 5, 2016, 9:00 – 10:15 am, Big Think Plenary 3: The Artist as a Social Entrepreneur and Imagination Partner

Rick Lowe lives in Houston. He has exhibited and worked with communities nationally and internationally.  His exhibitions includes; Contemporary arts Museum, Houston, Museum of Contemporary Arts, Los Angeles, Neuberger Museum, Purchase, New York, Phoenix Art Museum, Kwangju Biennale, Kwangju, Korea, the Kumamoto State Museum, Kumamoto, Japan, Venice Architecture Biennale. Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX. Cittadellarte, Biella, Italy, Community projects includes; Project Row Houses, Houston, Texas; Watts House Project, Los Angeles, CA; Borough Project with Suzanne Lacy and Mary Jane Jacobs, Charleston, SC; Delray Beach Cultural Loop, Delray Beach, Florida, Anyang Public Art Program 2010, Anyang, Korea. Among Rick’s honors includes; Rudy Bruner Awards in Urban Excellence; AIA Keystone Award, Heinz Award in the arts and humanities, Skowhegan Governor’s Award; Skandalaris Award for Art/Architecture, and U.S. Artists Booth Fellow. Academic appointments include: Loeb Fellow at Harvard University (03), Mel King Fellow at MIT (14), Auburn University Breedan Scholar (15), Stanford University Haas Center Distinguish Visitor (16). President Barack Obama appointed Rick to the National Council on the Arts in 2013 and in 2014 he was named a MacArthur Fellow.