Amy Lowey worked as a freelance photojournalist for 10 years for NJN. In 2015, she completed an MFA in photography from The University of Hartford’s limited-residency program. Her photographs of the woods contemplate difficulties like the loss of intimacy, the loss of freedom, and the subsequent search for hopefulness. The invisible story behind the images includes her husband’s dementia and subsequent deterioration. Her series poetically and metaphorically intertwine light and darkness, revisiting the theme of nature as a vital part of our lives.
Lowey’s work was juried into Review Santa Fe at CENTER (2017). Her series Symbiosis was featured on Jonathan Blaustein's and blog, A Photo Editor, Best Work I Saw at Review Santa Fe, Part 2. Her work has also been featured on LA Photo Curator, Don’t Take Pictures, and most recently, South x Southeast Photo Magazine.
She has exhibited at The Joseloff Gallery in West Hartford, CT; Five Myles Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; Baxter Street Gallery, NYC, NY; Institute Library, New Haven, CT; and The Center For Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT.
Lowey’s ongoing project photographing the woods, Archive Of Longing, spans six years. Physical, mental or emotional changes at home lead to shifting views of the forest and tree tops. She is invested in the book form to help relay the central themes of light and darkness, time and decay. Her most recent artist-books include Grounded (2021), Pictures Of The Floating World (2015), and Limbo (2015).