George Lowe

American (b. 1958)

The Road to the Zobanian Consulate


Colored pencil with collage on paper

Gift of the artist in honor of Mabel Dixon and Museum Director Dr. John E. Schloder (2001–2010)


Lowe’s visionary landscape provides a journey to a fantastical place. Here, he has depicted colorful aerial topography, crop circles, three-dimensional cityscapes, and various modes of transportation. This intricate drawing required nearly a year to complete.

Lowe is both a collector of Folk Art and a self-taught artist. His works are complex and distinctive: abstract from afar, but full of fine details and numerous stories when viewed up close. Lowe finds a sense of freedom in creating each artwork, “They tell me where we are going on each trip, and I just take us there.”



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