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Kim Lowe

SLC Key Collaborator


Shared Lines: Wellington / Kaikōura
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Attachment,  Embossed relief print with ink and gold leaf, 2020, approx 300 x 290mm  


Master in Fine Arts, Printmaking – University of Canterbury.

Kim Lowe is an artist and educator currently working from a studio in Te Kura Tawhito-The Old School New Brighton; and lectures part-time in Art, Design and Creativity at Ara Institute of Canterbury. Her work reflects her NZ Eurasian ethnicity and comments on aspects of belonging and place.


Shared Lines: Aotearoa in Japan 2020

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Diaspora Series II, Embossed relief print with ink, 2018, 280 x 380mm


I'm sending these works with lots of aroha (love) to my Sendai friends. They are contemplations on how tiny we are in this world and universe.


Shared Lines: Wellington 2017 / Kaikōura 2019


Our Lady – The Fuzz, 2017, Painted relief print

Kim Lowe is an artist and printmaker of NZ Chinese and Pakeha descent based in Otautahi. She holds an MFA in Printmaking from the University of Canterbury. Her artwork often uses forms and elements of her hybridised NZ Chinese, Pakeha-European and Southern New Zealand cultures and environment.

Kim runs Toi Te Karoro, a shared studio space that was set up in New Brighton as a part of CNZ earthquake recovery. Toi Te Karoro has recently joined the Renew New Brighton school community at Te Kura Tawhito, the abandoned Central New Brighton School which is providing space and community for artists and non-profit organisations.

Kim was a coordinator for the 2012 and 2013 Sendai-Christchurch Art Exchanges and teaches part-time in Art, Design and Creativity at Ara Institute of Canterbury.

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