Zara Edwards Lowry
Born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela, I began painting at a young age. With an innate ability that was encouraged by an equally artistic mother, ten years ago I began to paint and truly dedicate myself to developing as an artist.
Finding inspiration in a bi-cultural background, a mixture of British and Spanish parents, it is this rich, contrasting and diverse merging of cultures and life experiences that fuel my creative process.
Inclined to satisfy a need for visual and aesthetic stimulation, my depictions are vivid, colorful and at times intricate compositions; decorative and playful metaphors that are centered around the inner exploration of emotions, desires, basic human needs and the urban stages in which such themes typically occur in.
An American for over twenty years, living in the South has in itself added a further source of inspiration. Whether it is mundane subject matters, objects extracted from our daily lives or more profound themes, my work connects me intimately with each piece, enabling me to share a part of my unique vision with others.
“It does not matter if someone completely understands what lies behind one of my images, that is not always possible, what I am most interested in, is how they react towards it. By providing a tangible reflection of the ideas and emotions I have, I hope to share them for a brief moment with the observer, realizing that simultaneously they are creating their own set of impressions… that is truly the amazing thing about this artistic endeavor…we can all look at the same thing, yet see & capture something completely different that only applies to us. That selfish moment that prompts us to linger, think and react is what I am fascinated with…”