My art is a translation of the environment that surrounds me. The energy I receive from nature produces a desire for me to create and share my interpretations with others. Many of my sculptures intertwine mediums such as, wood, rock and steel.
Combining the natural elements allows me to feel connected to my subjects. Collecting these pieces is part of the process.
Many years of welding and hand forging steel has unraveled into what you see in my art today, limitless expression of multiple mediums.
Sharing has always been a very important part of who I am as a person and art has gifted me this ability.
Ian Lowe is a talented First Nations metal artist and sculptor whose passionate connection with the natural environment of Canada’s West Coast shines through his work.
Ian’s creative expressions encompass frequent intertwining of multiple mediums, including wood, stone and steel.
Each of his pieces is handcrafted and detailed, commanding a high standard of excellence and skills that combine 30 years in the Welding and Fabricating Industry with the keen eye for art and design.
His sculptures, large and small, often depict the inhabitants of the sky, the land and the sea. Hand-forged in high grade steel, they represent visually striking manifestations of the artist’s reverence for the diversity of amazing creatures that share this world with us.
With gratitude for his gift of art, which has many layers, Ian Lowe works out of his studio in the Comox Valley, Vancouver Island. The story of his tribute sculpture “Takaya, The Lone Wolf” has been featured by CHECK News in January 2021. His work is gaining a steady recognition and can be found in the private and corporate collections here on the West Coast.