Rick Lowe

Social and Community Engaged Work: The Genuine and the Artificial

Date 11/17/14

Affiliation Artist and Community Organizer, Houston

Abstract

For his Regents Lecture, “Social and Community Engaged Work: The Genuine and the Artificial” Lowe will speak on socially engaged art and activism. (co-presented with the Regents Lecturer Program)


Bio

Rick Lowe is an artist and community organizer and founder of Project Rowhouses, a community-based arts and culture organization in one of Houston’s oldest African-American neighborhoods. In September, 2014, Lowe received a MacArthur Foundation “genius award” for his visionary work in purchasing and restoring twenty-two shotgun houses to create an arts venue and community support center.

-- As of 11/17/14