DSC04506.jpg

Jayson Lowery earned a MFA from Wayne State University (2004) and a BFA from Northern Arizona University (2000).  He teaches at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA.  He has also taught at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI and the University of Oregon, Eugene.  He exhibits in galleries and outdoor exhibitions nationally and internationally. His work is installed at the Auburn Hills, Michigan and the Telford, United Kingdom offices of Electronic Data Systems Inc. (EDS Inc.).  His commissioned sculpture is the centerpiece for the Thomas Bonner Memorial Court on the Wayne State University main campus in Detroit, Michigan.

Commissions and Collections

2012   Woven Top, Hampton Arts Foundation collection, Hampton, VA.    

2010   Beside Myself, Private Commission, Silverton, OR.

2004   Continuity, Wayne State University commission by Office of the President and Alumni Association, Thomas Bonner Memorial Court, Detroit, MI.

Eddy, Commission with Joan Verla, Electronic Data Systems (EDS) Inc. Auburn Hills, Michigan.    

2003   Interior Dialogue, Commission with Joan Verla and Alex Stchekine for Museum of Steel Sculpture, Coalbrookdale, United Kingdom; Installed at Electronic Data Systems (EDS) Inc. Telford offices, Shropshire, United Kingdom.

 

Solo Exhibitions 

2014   Sinks and Swells, Beverly Street Studio School, Stauton, Virginia.    

2013   Leigh Anne Chambers and Jayson Lowery: Painting and Sculpture, Visual Arts Center of Tidewater Community College, Olde Towne, Portsmouth, Virginia

Siphons and Registers, Falk Gallery, Christopher Newport University, Newport News, Virginia.     

2011   Intakes and Outputs: Sculpture by Jayson Lowery, The Charles H. Taylor Art Center’s Armstrong Gallery, Hampton, Virginia.   

2009   Michigan Left: Art by Naomi Falk and Jayson Lowery, Andrews Gallery, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia.    

2004   In the Gallery, Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, Macomb Community

   

Selected Group Exhibitions

2013   Devotion: National Juried Exhibition, juror Liz Afif-Fisher and James Fisher, Liz Afif Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.

Third Annual Juried Exhibition, juror Katherine Cox, Gallery 842, Marshal University, Huntington, WV.

Emerging: 2013, juror Jessica Sims, Rawls Museum Arts, Courtland, VA.

Art on the River, Yearlong Outdoor Exhibition, Dubuque, Iowa.

Harbor Park Sculpture Walk, Three-year outdoor exhibit, Kenosha, WI.

2012   Virginia Artists, The Charles H. Taylor Art Center, Hampton, VA.

PFAC Biennial 2012, Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, VA.

WSU Alumni Exhibition, Art Department Gallery, Wayne State University, Detroit MI.

Faculty 12, Muscarelle Museum of Art, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA.

2011   Small Sculpture, Andrews Gallery, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA.

2010   Place Spaces, Neil Britton Art Gallery, Virginia Wesleyan College, Norfolk, VA.

Artists Who Teach, The Charles H. Taylor Art Center, Hampton, VA.

2009   Second Brighton Biennial, Two-year outdoor exhibit, Brighton, Michigan. 

Downtown Sculpture 2009, Yearlong outdoor exhibit, Olathe, KS.

Faculty Exhibition, Muscarelle Museum of Art, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA.

2008   Head of the Class: Faculty Show, Community Arts Gallery, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Curator’s Choice, Ladybug Gallery, Detroit, MI.

Seven for the Summer, Flatlanders Art Galleries, Blissfield, MI.       

2006   Phenomena, Curators Jeanne Moore and Billy Hunter of Mosaic Productions, Johansson Charles Gallery, Detroit, MI

2005   Actual Size, Volume II, Contemporary Art Institute of Detroit (CAID), MI.

New Art from Old Main, 555 Gallery, Detroit, MI.

Faculty Show, Community Arts Gallery, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.

9th Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Washburn University, Topeka, KS.

2004   Faculty Show, Community Arts Gallery, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI. 17th Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Lawrence, KS.

Sterling Scapes 3, outdoor sculpture exhibition, Sterling Heights, MI.

MFA Thesis Exhibition II, Community Arts Gallery, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.

Michigan Annual XXXII, The Art Center, Mount Clemens, MI.        

2003   Interior Dialogue, with collaborators Joan Verla and Alex Stchekine, Electronic

Detroit Festival of the Arts, Detroit, Michigan.

Opening Exhibition, Severance Gallery, Detroit, Michigan.

Michigan Annual XXXI, The Art Center, Mount Clemens, MI.         

2000   Blunt, Beasley Art Gallery, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ.

Art Affair on the Square, Flagstaff, AZ.

Anniversary Show, Hunger Artist Gallery, Albuquerque, NM.

Student Show, Hunger Artist Gallery, Albuquerque, NM.

Love of Death, Hunger Artist Gallery, Albuquerque, NM.

   

Awards & Honors

2012  Purchase Award, Virginia Artists, The Charles H. Taylor Art Center, Hampton, VA.      

2010   Best of Show, Artists Who Teach, The Charles H. Taylor Art Center, Hampton, VA.      

2000   Best of Show, Love of Death, Hunger Artist Gallery, Albuquerque, NM.

 

Professional Experience   

2013   Judge for Gosport Arts Festival, Olde Towne Portsmouth, VA.     

2012   Juror for Art in the Square 2013 art festival held at Merchant Square, Williamsburg VA.

 

Education   

2004   Master of Fine Arts (MFA), Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.       

2000   Bachelors of Fine Arts (BFA), Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ.