Born in Calgary, self-taught artist Miles Lowry has been exhibiting his works in solo and group shows since 1981. He now resides in Victoria where he works as an artist, writer, photographer, illustrator, and theatrical designer. He also co-founded Extasis Editions, a Victoria-based poetry press, through which he has published a book of poetry, Slow Dreams, as well as various volumes that he has illustrated.
He is also artistic director of Suddenly Dance Theatre, and has produced multi-media set designs for a number of local theatre and dance productions. He has been awarded residencies at Edward Milne Secondary School in Sooke, BC, and at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre in Ireland.