Painter and printmaker, born in Oxford. He studied at Ruskin School of Drawing, 1978–81, then Royal College of Art, 1982–5. Among his group appearances were Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, 1985; Smiths Galleries, 1986; and John Moores Exhibition, Liverpool, 1991–2, where he was a prize winner with a large abstract painting in homage to Robert Motherwell, called The Homely Protestant. Lowe had solo shows at Pomeroy Purdy Gallery, 1989–91. He was included in Seven Print Projects from The Paragon Press, Gimpel Fils, 2000.