Artist Resumé

2009-1997 28 Classes/workshops in metals and jewelry
2008 EDGE Professional Development Program for Visual Artists, Artist Trust, Seattle, WA
1986 MA English Literature, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
1984 BA English Literature, Randolph-Macon Woman’s College, Lynchburg, VA
Selected Juried Shows
2010 Access Denied: 2010 Exhibit of Chastity Belts by Artists, Mineral, Tacoma, WA
Materials: Hard & Soft, GDAC, Denton, TX
  2009 Touch, Columbia City Gallery, Seattle, WA
On the Verge, Collective Visions Gallery, Bremerton, WA and UW Tacoma Art Gallery, Tacoma, WA
Entrance Denied: The Art of the Chastity Belt, (Invitational), Mineral, Tacoma, WA                       
Bend, Mold, Cut, Join: Small Works in Metal,
 Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE
The Collective Visions Gallery Show 2009, CVG, Bremerton, WA
2008 CraftForms 2008, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA
Grand Small Works Show, The F.U.E.L. Collection, Philadelphia, PA
Laughingstock – Humor in Art & Craft, Luke & Eloy Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
Wunderkammer!, The Firehouse Studio, Kingston, NY
The Collective Visions Gallery Show, CVG, Bremerton, WA
Materials: Hard & Soft, GDAC, Denton, TX
2007 RAIN, Stonington Gallery, Seattle, WA
CraftForms 2007, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA
Art of the Martini 6, ZäRUBä & ZäRUBä, Frederick, MD
And How! Celebrating Art & Soul in Contemporary Metalwork,GATA, Eugene, OR
Awards & Solo Exhibitions
2010 George McLean Special Projects Grant – Seattle Metals Guild, Seattle, WA
2008 Juror’s Award – Materials: Hard & Soft  ,GDAC, Denton, TX
2006 Featured Artist – May – Danaca Design Gallery, Seattle, WA
Ragazzi’s Flying Shuttle, Seattle, WA
Artisans on Taylor, Port Townsend, WA
Bainbridge Arts & Crafts, Bainbridge Is., WA

500 Gemstone Jewels: A Sparkling Collection of Dazzling Designs. Lark         Books. Asheville, NC. 2010.  “Jet Heart Necklace”.
“Access Denied: Art of Chastity Belt at Mineral.” Davison, Dave R.Tacoma         Weekly, July 23, 2009. Sec. C, pg. 4
Art Jewelry Today 2. Snyder, Jeffrey B. Schiffer Publishing Ltd. Atglen, PA.          2008. “Tapered    Persian Necklace & Persian Drop Earrings”, “Desert         Sun Pendant & Knitted Chain”.
Wrap, Stitch, Fold & Rivet: Making Designer Metal Jewelry.Hettmansperger,         Mary. Lark Books. Asheville, NC. 2008. “Persian Wave Necklace”.
Chain Mail Jewelry: Contemporary Designs from Classic Techniques.Taylor,         Terry & Dylon Whyte. Lark Books. Asheville, NC. 2006. “Fine Cross         Chain Necklace and  Earrings”.
The Art & Craft of Making Jewelry: A Complete Guide to Essential
Gollberg, Joanna. Lark Books. Asheville,NC. 2006. “From         River to Sea” necklace collaboration with Joan Tenenbaum.
Art Jewelry Magazine, March 2007. “Southwest Sun Pendant”. Pg. 56.
Art Jewelry Magazine, Sept. 2006.“Fine Cross Chain Necklace”. Pg. 52.


Lowther, Julia. “Silken Silver Set”. Complete Guide to Making Wire Jewelry.      Kalmbach Publishing Co. Waukesha, WI. 2007.
Lowther, Julia. “Silken Silver”. Art Jewelry Magazine, May 2006.
Lowther, Julia. “Sensuous Simplicity”. Art Jewelry Magazine, March 2006.

2010 South Seattle Community College, Seattle, WA
2010-2009, ’06, ‘05 MISSA (Metchosin Int’l Summer School of the Arts), BC, Canada
2009 Pouncing Rain Jewelry & Metal Working Center, Bellingham, WA
2009-2007 Vancouver Island School of Art, Victoria, BC
2008-2006 North Seattle Community College, Seattle, WA
2006-2004 Danaca Design Metal Crafting Center, Seattle, WA
2003 Red Deer College Summer Series, Red Deer, AB
NW Designer Craftsmen
SNAG – Society of North American Goldsmiths
Seattle Metals Guild
Artist Trust