Kristen Lowe earned an MFA from the Boston Museum School and Tufts University, Boston, MA. and a BFA from the Minneapolis College of Art and design. Lowe's drawings have been exhibited nationally, including solo shows at Bradford Gallery in San Francisco, Harvard University and Kingston Gallery in Boston, and locally at Thompson Gallery and Flanders Contemporary Art . She has had her film screened at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Boston Museum of Fine Art, and The Boston Museum School and previews of her recent documentary at Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Gustavus college and soon at the Minnesota Museum of American Art, St Olaf College and the College of Visual Arts in St Paul, MN. Her work is in private and public collections, including the Louvre Museum, Paris, where videos she co-directed are in their permanent collection. Lowe has been the recipient of grants from the Minnesota State Arts Board, professional faculty development grants, served several schools and Universities as an art juror, and has been a conference speaker on best practice theories in the fine arts.