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Name
Truman Lowe
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Dates
1944-
Date Note
birth date January 19, 1944.

 

 

Artist’s physical folder is filed alphabetically in the Native American Artists Resource Collection under the following name:
Lowe, Truman

Artist's work is represented in the object collection of the Heard Museum

Exhibits
Personal Journeys: American Indian Landscapes. Heard Museum. Phoenix, AZ. (02/28/2016)
Between the Real and the Imagined: Installation by Truman Lowe. Gates Garden Court Gallery. Denver Botanic Gardens. Denver, CO. 2011 (05/19/2011 - 08/07/2011)
Personal Journeys: American Indian Landscapes. Heard Museum North. Scottsdale, AZ. 2009 (10/22/2009 - 03/14/2010)
The American West. Compton Verney. Warwickshire, England. 2005 (06/25/2005 - 08/29/2005)
Power and Beauty. Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA. 2003 (06/2003 - 2005)
Lasting Impressions: Print Portfolio of Ten Contemporary Native American Artists. Phippen Art Museum. Prescott, AZ. 2003 (05/10/2003 - 07/13/2003)
So Fine! Masterworks of Fine Art from the Heard Museum. Phoenix, AZ. 2002. (11/02/2002 - 03/09/2003)
Common Ground: Contemporary Native American Art from the Permanent Collection and Private Collections. Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block. Tucson, AZ 2002 (10/18/2002 - 05/18/2003)
Art in 2 Worlds: The Native American Fine Art Invitational 1983-1997. Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History. Norman, OK. 2002 (09/23/2002 - 01/26/2003)
From the Masters to the Masses: 500 Years of Prints. Wright Museum of Art. Beloit, WI. 2002 (09/2002 - 11/2002)
Truman Lowe: Remembrance, a Site-Specific Installation. Madison Art Center. Madison, WI. 2001 (06/03/2001 - 08/19/2001)
Truman Lowe: Swirling Waters. Tweed Museum of Art. University of Minnesota Duluth. Duluth, MN. 2001 (03/13/2001 - 06/03/2001)
Into the Center: Images for the New Millennium. Gallery II. Western Michigan University. Kalamazoo, MI. 2000 (09/05/2000 - 09/26/2000)
Contemporary Masters: The Eiteljorg Fellowship for Native American Fine Art. Eiteljorg Museum. Indianapolis, IN. 1999 (11/13/1999 - 03/05/2000)
Art in 2 Worlds: The Native American Fine Art Invitational 1983-1997. Heard Museum. Phoenix, AZ. 1999 (01/23/1999 - 10/31/1999)
Truman Lowe: Neo-xahnee. John Michael Kohler Arts Center. Sheboygan, WI. 1999 (1999 - 1999)
Head+Heart+Hands: Native American Craft Traditions in a Contemporary World. 1998-2000 Traveling exhibit planned for the following venues: Kentucky Art and Craft Gallery, Louisville, KY, 8/21-10/31/1998; Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH, 11/22/1998-01/21/1999; Yakama Nation Cultural Heritage Center and Museum, Yakima, WA, 5/15-7/17/1999; DeLand Museum, Deland, FL, 10/29/1999-1/2/2000. (08/21/1998 - 01/02/2000)
Indian Humor. George Gustav Heye Center. Customs House. New York, NY. 1998 (05/31/1998 - 08/02/1998)
Savage Truth: Realities of Indian Life. IAIA Museum. Santa Fe, NM. 1998 (1998 - 1998)
Honoring Native America. The White House. Washington, D.C. 1997 (09/22/1997 - 10/01/1998)
Gifts of the Spirit: Works by Nineteenth Cenury and Contemporary Native American Artists. Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA. 1996 (11/15/1996 - 05/18/1997)
Artists Who Are Indian. Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO. 1995 (01/29/1995 - 07/29/1995)
Indian Humor. American Indian Contemporary Arts. San Francisco, CA. 1994 (07/08/1994 - 10/01/1994)
Haga (Third Son): Contemporary Sculpture. Eiteljorg Museum. Indianapolis, IN. 1994 (04/30/1994 - 07/04/1994)
Three Person Show. Walker's Point Center. Milwaukee, WI. 1994 (01/09/1994 - 01/25/1994)
Land, Spirit, Power: First Nations at the National Gallery of Canada. 1992 (09/25/1992 - 11/22/1992)
Decolonizing the Mind: End of a 500 Year Era. Center of Contemporary Art. Seattle, WA. 1992 (09/03/1992 - 10/10/1992)
We, The Human Beings: 27 Contemporary Native American Artists. 1992 Traveling exhibition planned for the following venues: The College of Wooster Art Museum, Wooster, OH, 8/26-10/19/1992; Carlsten Art Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI, 11/15-12/16/1992; The Riffe Gallery, Vern Riffe Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH, 01/26-3/13/1993; Eiteljorg Museum of American Indian and Western Art, Indianapolis, IN, 4/07-6/27/1993; The Museums at Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY, 9/12-10/27/1993; Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL, 11/19/1993-1/09/1994; Roland Gibson Gallery, Potsdam College, Potsdam, NY, 2/25-3/25/1994. (08/26/1992 - 03/25/1994)
Portfolio III: Group Two. American Indian Contemporary Arts. San Francisco, California. March 13, 1992 - May 9, 1992. Note: includes artists Susie Bevins-Ericsen, Harry Fonseca, Sharol Graves, Peter Jones, and Truman Lowe.
Light on the Subject: The Environment. American Indian Contemporary Arts. San Francisco, CA. 1991 (09/06/1991 - 10/26/1991)
Truman Lowe: The Red Ochre Series. TULA Foundation Gallery. Atlanta, GA. 1991 (06/07/1991 - 07/21/1991)
Raw Materials. Sacred Circle Gallery of American Indian Art. Seattle, WA. 1991 (06/02/1991 - 07/28/1991)
Shared Visions: Native American Painters and Sculptors in the Twentieth Century. Heard Museum. Phoenix, AZ. 1991 (04/13/1991 - 07/28/1991)
Truman Lowe: Streams. University Art Gallery, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, La Crosse, WI. 1991 (04/04/1991 - 04/26/1991)
Artifacts for the Seventh Generation: Multi-Media, Multi-Tribal Visions. American Indian Contemporary Arts. San Francisco, CA. 1990 (09/13/1990 - 11/10/1990)
Tradition and Spirit: Contemporary Native American Art. Maryhill Museum of Art. Goldendale, WA. 1990 (06/21/1990 - 11/15/1990)
While the Willow is Still Supple: Contemporary Sculpture Truman Lowe. American Indian Community House. New York, NY. 1989 (10/07/1989 - 10/28/1989)
An Exhibition of Contemporary Native American Art: Sculpture, Paintings, Masks, Prints. Northern Arizona University Art Gallery. Flagstaff, AZ. 1989 (08/31/1989 - 10/01/1989)
Lowe/Fedderson. Beloit College Museums. Beloit, WI. 1987 (12/04/1987 - 12/04/1987)
Native American Artists. Fort Wayne Museum of Art. Fort Wayne, IN. 1987 (11/14/1987 - 01/10/1988)
Contemporary Visions: Fifteen Native American Artists. Read/Stremmel Gallery. San Antonio, TX. 1987 (04/09/1987 - 04/30/1987)
Visage Transcended: Contemporary Native American Masks. American Indian Contemporary Arts. San Francisco, CA. 1985 (10/21/1985 - 12/28/1985)
The Second Biennial Native American Fine Arts Invitational. Heard Museum. Phoenix, Arizona. October 13, 1985 - January 31, 1986. Note: participating artists include Marty Avrett, Karita Coffey, Blake Debassige, Edna Davis Jackson, G. Peter Jemison, Jean La Marr, Linda Lomahaftewa, George Longfish, Truman T. Lowe, Gerald R. McMaster, Neil Parsons, R. James Schoppert, and Kay WalkingStick; jurors include Erin Younger and Jaune Quick-to-See Smith. Accompanied by a catalog.
Contemporary Native American Art. Montana State University. Bozeman, MT. 1984 (05/09/1984 - 06/09/1984)
Contemporary Native American Art. Oklahoma State University. Stillwater, OK. 1983 (10/01/1983 - 10/28/1983)
Awards
Fourth Annual Ceremony presented by the Museum of Wisconsin Art, Wisconsin Academy Sciences, Art and Letters, and Wisconsin Painters and Sculptors. The Wisconsin Visual Art Lifetime Achievement Award. 2007 (05/2007)
Eiteljorg Fellowship for Native American Fine Art. Indianapolis, IN. 1999 (1999)
University of Wisconsin-Madison. The Chancellor's Faculty Development Grant for the Creative Arts. 1985 (1985)
Publications
Found 64 record(s)
Available ActionsCitationPagesPublication DateArtist Citation NotesWebsite
Archuleta, Margaret and Rennard Strickland. Shared Visions: Native American Painters and Sculptors in the Twentieth Century. Phoenix: Heard Museum. 1991.63, 99Catalog of an exhibition
Bates, Sara. Indian Humor. San Francisco: American Indian Contemporary Arts. 1995.64-65, 109Catalog of an exhibition
. "Contemporary Visions in San Antonio". Art-Talk, March 1987. 1987.271987
. "Showing Appreciation". v. 13, no. 1, November/December, 1999, January, 2000. Native Peoples.72-73
. "Truman Lowe". March, 1985. Wisconsin Academy Review.10, 50
. 21st Annual Eiteljorg Indian Market & Festival. Ind.: Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art. 2013.102013
. Artifacts for the Seventh Generation: Multitribal-Multimedia Visions. San Francisco: American Indian Contemporary Arts. 1990.unpaginated1990
. Contemporary Native American Art: Gardiner Art Gallery. Stillwater, Okla.: The Gallery. 1983.unpaginated1983Catalog of an exhibition
. Decolonizing the Mind: End of a 500 Year Era. Seattle, Washington: Center on Contemporary Art. 1992.301992Catalog of an exhibition
. From the Masters to the Masses: 500 Years of Prints in the Wright Museum of Art. Beloit, Wis.: Beloit College. 2002.23, 36-372002Catalog of an exhibiiton
. Native American Artists. Fort Wayne, Ind.: Fort Wayne Museum of Art. 1987.13, 25, 38-39, 461987Catalog of an exhibition
. Portfolio III: Ten Native American Artists. San Francisco, Calfornia: American Indian Contemporary Arts. 1991.19-21, 351991
. Truman Lowe at Eiteljorg Museum and Jan Cicero Gallery. May, 1994. Art Now: Gallery Guide.MW 11
Archuleta, Margaret. Art in 2 Worlds: the Native American Fine Art Invitational 1983-1997. Phoenix, Arizona: Heard Museum. 1999.321999Catalog of an exhibition
Archuleta, Margaret. Twentieth Century American Sculpture at the White House: Exhibition VI. Phoenix, Arizona: Heard Museum. 1997.unpaginated1997Catalog of an exhibition
Ash-Milby, Kathleen and Truman T. Lowe, eds. Most Serene Republics: Edgar Heap of Birds. Washington, D.C.: National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution. 2008.11-152008
Auer, James. "Exhibit Takes Minimalism to the Max". Sunday, January 9, 1994. The Milwaukee Journal.Newspaper article
Banks, Kenneth. "Visage Transcended: Contemporary Native American Masks". v. 2, no. 5, November/December, 1985. Native Vision.3, 10
Brotherton, Barbara, ed. Into the Center: Images for the New Millennium. Kalamazoo, Mich.: Western Michigan University. 2000.9-11, 472000Catalog of an exhibition
Clinkingbeard, Brion. Head, Heart and Hands: Native American Craft Traditions in a Contemporary World. Kentucky Art and Craft Gallery. 1998.1998Catalog of an exhibition
Cullum, Jerry. "Tula Show a Beautiful Tribute to Ancestry". Friday, June 14, 1991. The Atlanta Journal/The Atlanta Constitution.1Newspaper article
Davidson, Martha. "Sauninga Shines On". Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian. 2007.20-21, back cover2007
Dunkin, Zach. "He Makes Sawdust". April 28-May 5, 1994. The Indianapolis News, Free Time.Newspaper article
Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art. Contemporary Masters: The Eiteljorg Fellowship for Native American Fine Art. Indianapolis: Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art. 1999.8, 12, 38-43, 591999Catalog of an exhibition
Everett, Deborah and Elayne Zorn. Encyclopedia of Native American Artists. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press. 2008.112-117, 123, 1392008Artists include Eugene Alfred, Kenojuak Ashevak, Rick Bartow, D.Y. Begay, Rebecca Belmore, Frank BigBear, Lorenzo Clayton, Jesse Cooday, Thomas Joshua Cooper, Bonnie Devine, Jimmie Durham, Sheojuk Etidlooie, Joe Fedderson, Nicholas Galanin, Jeffrey Gibson, William J. Grant, Darren Vigil Gray, David Hannan, Sheldon Harvey, James Havard, Faye Heavyshield, Grace Henderson and family, Maria Hupfield, Terrol Dew Johnson, Brian Jungen, Brad Kahlhamer, Sonya Kelliher-Combs, Hastin Klah, Zacharias Kunuk, James Lavadour, Carm Little Turtle, Truman Lowe, Jason Lujan, James Luna, Mario Martinez, Victor Masayesva, Jr., Alan Michelson, George Morrison, Nadia Myre, Marianne Nicolson, Jessie Oonark, John Pangnark, Julia Parker, Edward Poitras, Jane Ash Poitras, Jereldine Redcorn, Bill Reid, Jolene Rickard, Diego Romero, Pitaloosie Saila, Ramona Sakiestewa, Jim Schoppert, Theresa Secord, Tanis Maria Seiltin, Pamela Shields, Duane Slick, Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, C. Maxx Stevens, Jennie Thlunaut, Gail
Fisher, Jean, Mark Diaper and John Leslie, eds. The American West: Compton Verney, 25 June-29 August 2005. Warwickshire: Compton Verney. 2005.1722005Catalog of an exhibition
Gault, Ramona. "Monumental Sculpture". Indian Artist, vol. 3, no. 3 (summer 1997). 1997.45, 481997
Gouma-Peterson, Thalia, Jaune Quick-to-See Smith (curator), and Kathleen McManus Zurko (editor). We, the Human Beings: 27 Contemporary Native American Artists. Wooster, Ohio: College of Wooster Art Museum. 1992.291992Catalog of an exhibition
Grimes, John R., Thomas Haukaas, Mary Lou Curran, and Karen Kramer. "Power and Beauty". Winter, 2003. American Indian Art Magazine.48-57
Harjo, Suzan Shown. "Savage Truths: Realities of Indian Life". Native Peoples, vol. 12, fall 1998 (November-December, 1998-January, 1999). 1998.221998
Harjo, Suzan Shown. "Without Reservation". v. 11, May/June/July, 1998. Native Peoples.54
Hatch, Danielle. "Art Department to Feature Exhibits, Special Events". Tuesday, August 29, 2000. Kalamazoo, Mich.: Western Herald.C3Newspaper article
Hice, Michael. "Artists of Change, Part I: Breaking Through the Millenium". Native Peoples, vol. 13, no. 2 (February/March 2000). 2000.572000
Hill, Hart. "Soul Survivors". Wednesday, August 24, 1994. Denver Westword.Newspaper article
Hill, Richard W., Sr. "Telling Treatise: the Battle Over Tradition". Indian Artist, vol. 1, no. 1 (spring 1995). 1995.931995
Lee, David Dodd. "Sculptor's Work Flows Like Water and Wind". Sunday, September 3, 2000. Kalamazoo Gazette.E1, E3Newspaper article
Lester, Patrick D. ~The Biographical Directory of Native American Painters. Tulsa, Oklahoma: SIR Publications. 1995.3271995
Lightfoot, Tulia. "Woodland Reflections: The Art of Truman Lowe". v. 29, no. 3-4, Summer-Fall, 2005. American Indian Quarterly.722-733
Lowe, Truman. Haga (Third Son): An Exhibition of Sculpture, Drawing, and Painting. Indianapolis, Ind.: Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art. 1994.1994Catalog of an exhibition
Lowe, Truman. James Luna: Emendatio. Washington, D.C.: National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution. 2005.12-232005Catalog of an exhibition
Lowe, Truman T., ed. Native Modernism: The Art of George Morrison and Allan Houser. Washington, D.C.: National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonion Institution; and Seattle: University of Washington Press. 2004.10-372004
Matuz, Roger (editor). ~St. James Guide to Native North American Artists. Detroit, Michigan: St. James Press. 1997.338-3401997
McDaniel, Craig. "Truman Lowe". September, 1994. The New Art Examiner.51
McQueston, Julie Pratt. "Connecting Cultures: the Eiteljorg Museum Bridges Native American and the West". Native Peoples, vol. 15, no. 4 (May/June 2002). 2002.452002
Miller, Lynette. Tradition and Spirit: Contemporary Native American Art. Maryhill Museum of Art. 1990.1990Catalog of an exhibition
Montiel, Anya. "The Art of George Morrison and Allan Houser: The Development and Impact of Native Modernism". v. 29, no. 3-4, Summer-Fall, 2005. American Indian Quarterly. 2005.478-480, 482, 484-486, 4882005
Nahwooksy, Fred and Richard Hill, Sr, ed. Who Stole the Tee Pee. Phoeniz, Ariz.: Atatl. 2000.14-192000Catalog of an exhibition
Nancrede, Sally Falk. "Shaping a Legacy". Tuesday, April 26, 1994. The Indianapolis Star, Sunrise.1-2Newspaper article
Nemiroff, Diana. Land, Spirit, Power: First Nations at the National Gallery of Canada. Ottawa, Canada: The Gallery. 1992.12, 80-81, 182-189, 2301992Catalog of an exhibition
Ortel, Jo. "Truman Love: HoChunk". v. 13, no. 2, February-March, 2000. Native Peoples.67-69
Ortel, Jo. "Truman Lowe, Ho-Chunk". Native Artists, vol. 1, issue 2 (fall 1999). 1999.62-641999
Ortel, Jo. "Truman Lowe, Ho-Chunk". Native Artists, vol. 1, issue 2 (fall 1999). 1999.62-641999
Ortel, Jo. Woodland Reflections: The Art of Truman Lowe. Madison, Wis.: University of Washington Press. 2003.2003
Penney, David W. Native American Art Masterpieces. Place of publication not identified: Beaux Arts Editions. 1996.110-1111996Partial contents (artists identified): Picture of Chicken Dance (Ernest Spybuck) -- Traveling Bag (Nellie Gates) -- Indians Fighting White Men (Carl Sweezy) -- Beaded Moccasins with Traditional Floral Motif (Eva McAdams) -- Jar (Margaret Tafoya) -- The Emergence of the Clowns (Roxanne Swentzell) -- Burnt Water Rug (Victoria Keoni) -- Pendant, Bracelet, and Ring (Sonwai) -- Burden Basket (Evelyn Henry) -- Basket Bowl (Kate McKinney) -- Coiled Basket (Carrie Bethel) -- Ishi and Companion at Iamin Mool (Frank Day) -- Hamatsa Crooked Beak Mask (Willie Seaweed) -- Indian Horse (Jaune Quick-to-See Smith) -- The Things Colonial Angels Witness (Gail Tremblay) -- The End of Innocences (George Longfish) -- Veteran (Ric Glazer-Danay) -- Feather Canoe (Truman Lowe) -- Letting Go: From Chaos to Calm (Kay WalkingStick).
Robinson, Andrea and Margaret Archuleta. "Honoring Native America: Finally, It's Called Art". Native Peoples, vol. 11, no. 4 (August, September, October 1998). 1998.34, 37-381998
Sasse, Julie. Common Ground: Contemporary Native American Art from the Permanent Collection and Private Collections. Tucson, Arizona: Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block. 2002.32002Gallery guide of an exhibition
Scholder, Fritz. Fritz Scholder: Indian Not Indian. New York: Prestel. 2008.21, 130, 151-152, 163, 170, 172-175, 1842008
Spang, Bently, Truman Lowe, Hachivi Edgar Heap of Birds, Richard Hill, Sr., and Juanita Espinosa (curators). Institute of American Indian Arts Museum Presents Indian Time: Art in the New Millennium. Santa Fe, New Mexico: Institute of American Indian Arts Museum. 2000.unpaginated2000Catalog of an exhibition held at the Institute of American Indian Arts Museum, Santa Fe, New Mexico, May 6, 2000-May 7, 2001; edited by Marla Redcorn with acknowledgements and introduction by Joanna Osburn Bigfeather. Artists include Rick Bartow, Joe Feddersen, James Lavadour, Nora Naranjo-Morse, Shelly Niro, Kay WalkingStick, Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun, and James Luna.
Van Schaick, Charles and Tom Jones. People of the Big Voice: Photographs of Ho-Chunk Families, 1879-1942. Madison, Wis.: Wisconsin Hisorical Society Press. 2011.2011
WalkingStick, Kay and Ann E. Marshall. So Fine! Masterworks of Fine Art from the Heard Museum. Phoenix, Arizona: Heard Museum. 2001.472001Catalog of an exhibition
Wikipedia contributors. "Truman Lowe". In: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/). URL: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Truman_Lowe&oldid=719644483. 5/10/2016.5/10/2016Truman Lowe on Wikipedia (viewed July 9, 2016)View
Worthington, G. L. "Native Modernism: The Art of George Morrison and All Houser. v. 29, no. 3, 2005. American Indian Culture and Research Journal.149-151Journal article
Younger, Erin and Jaune Quick-to-See Smith (jurors). The Second Biennial Native American Fine Arts Invitational. Phoenix, Arizona: Heard Museum. 1985.unpaginated1985Catalog of an exhibition organized and held at the Heard Museum, Phoenix, Arizona; exhibition preview, opening and sale held on Sunday, October 13, 1985. Participating artists include Marty Avrett, Karita Coffey, Blake Debassige, Edna Davis Jackson, G. Peter Jemison, Jean La Marr, Linda Lomahaftewa, George Longfish, Truman T. Lowe, Gerald R. McMaster, Neil Parsons, R. James Schoppert, and Kay WalkingStick.
Younger, Erin and Robert Breunig. "The Second Biennial Native American Fine Arts Invitational". American Indian Art Magazine, vol. 11, no. 2 (spring 1986). 1986.651986

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