Chuck Blue Lowry is an artist, filmmaker, facilitator and lecturer.
Chuck specialises in art as social practice, with a particular focus on intergenerational exchange and storytelling. Her primary art form is film and she directs, shoots and edits. She is interested in making work that platforms the voices of those who are often under or misrepresented and has worked with a range of communities in various settings, both nationally and internationally.
She has been an associate artist with Magic Me (the UK's leading intergenerational arts organisation) for over 5 years. She is a lecturer at Central School of Speech and Drama and Central Saint Martins.
Chuck's work has been presented at galleries and festivals including Tate Modern, British Film Institute, Women of the World Festival, London Short Film Festival, Battersea Arts Centre, Whitechapel Gallery and Charcoal in Hong Kong. She has been awarded ‘Best Music Video Director’ at Canned Film Festival and was nominated for the Audience Choice Award at the Berlin British Shorts Film Festival.
Her work has been commissioned by Clean Break, Cardboard Citizens, The Barbican, METAL Southend and Peterborough, Changing Faces and The Yard Theatre.
In 2019, Chuck formed a new company with artist Paula Varjack called Varjack-Lowry. They are currently working on a project called I, Melania and are one of six OpenLab Artists in Residence at the Barbican. Varjack-Lowry are associate artists with London Pleasance. To find out more about their collaboration, please click here.
Chuck graduated from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design with First Class Honours in BA Performance Design and Practice.