Coral Lowry

Australian Artist / Designer / Stylist // Public Art / Conceptual / Mixed Media

Coral Lowry

Coral Lowry


Perth based Australian conceptual and public artist, Coral Lowry, is well-known for her dynamic, large-scale installations and sculptures in many prominent locations across Western Australia and recent overseas commissions in Singapore and China.

Coral Lowry develops artwork concepts by closely studying the site environment (natural and man-made) and approaches the design with sensitivity, often humour and with reference to local community and history. The express aim is to create memorable experiences of 'sense of place'.

“I'm fascinated with organic forms and creating symbiotic sculptures with fluid lines that sit well in the landscape and offer a range of surprising viewpoints”

For each project, materials are chosen with consideration to context and durability, including steel, aluminium, concrete, wood, carbon fibre and perspex. Surface treatments vary and include anodizing, sandblasting, powder and alloy coating.

Working closely with architects, town planners and engineers for private and government organisations, each commission presents an opportunity for Coral Lowry to develop an innovative, unique and individual design, appropriate in scale, material and finishing. Enriching the process and outcomes by collaborating with other design, planning and construction professionals is a valued ingredient.

SELECTED COMMISSIONS

2013 Ooh La La
Bay View Terrace
Claremont, Western Australia

2013 Monument of Gratitude
Wade Street Reserve
Northbridge, Western Australia

2011 / 2012 Growing Together
Ganzu Province, Jinchuan
China

2009 Circle of Life
Mapletree Business Centre
Singapore

2009 Water Boy & Water Girl Beacons
Mandurah Ocean Marina
Western Australia

2008 Kiss Before Parting
Burns Beach, Western Australia

2007 New Beginnings
Hopetoun Primary School
Western Australia

2007 Ripple
Mariners Cove Public Open Space
Mandurah, Western Australia

2006 Shirley Shell
Mandurah Rail Station
Western Australia

2005 Magic Tree
Windsor Park en-route to Perth Zoo
South Perth, Western Australia

2003 Habitat
Reabold Hill Boardwalk
Kings Park & Botanical Gardens
Perth, Western Australia

2000 Triffids Go Shopping
Garden City Shopping Centre
Booragoon, Western Australia

1999 Life, Growth, Strength of Heart, Renewal, Leadership
Frog Pond & Sewn
Kings Park & Botanical Gardens - Water Garden
Perth, Western Australia
(collaboration Holly Story)

1997 Canopy View
St John of God Hospital
Bunbury, Western Australia

AWARDS

1998 WA Civic Design Award – Art in Public Places
‘Talking movies’ & ‘Censorship Installation’
Reading Cinema Mandurah WA

COLLECTIONS

Curtain University Collection
Dome Singapore
Minister of the Arts Collection Parliament House
Artbank Australia Collection
Private Collections