Lou is an Irish artist, illustrator and musician based in Glasgow. She creatively works through illustration, songwriting, painting, book design, pattern design, installations & facilitating workshops.

Let’s make something - say Hello! -  louurowland@gmail.com.

Education

MDes Illustration, Glasgow School of Art, 2017 - 2018.

1:1 BA Visual Communication, NCAD, Dublin, 2013 - 2016.

Experience

Freelance Artist, Illustrator & Designer, - 2016 - Present.

Workshop Facilitator, Drawing Life Studio, Glasgow, 2018 - Present.

Design Intern, Bespoke Atelier, December 2018.

Co-Founder - B U A - 2018. 

Illustration Intern  - Aba Art Lab, Palma - 2016 - 2017.

Selected Exhibitions

New, The Design Weans, Glasgow, January 2019.

Not Board, Cass Art, Glasgow, October 2018.

Ladies Wine & Design Showcase, The lighthouse, Glasgow, September 2018.

GSA Graduate Degree Show, Glasgow, September 2018.

Communication/Miscommunication, Naramachi Nigiwai-no-le, Nara, Japan, September 2018.

Chroma, Dornoch St Project Space, Glasgow, June 2018.

Daydream Drape, The Art School, Glasgow, May 2018.

GY Open House Festival, Glasgow, April 2018.

Glasgow Zine Festival, April 2018.

No Safe Haven, The Pipe Factory, Glasgow, March 2018.

BUA, Mount Florida Gallery & Studios, Glasgow 2018.

Re:deckorate Exhibition, Glasgow, January 2018.

F Festival, Dublin, March 2017.

Dublin Art Book Fair, November 2016.

1815 Issue #6 Launch, Dublin, October 2016.

Inplace Launch, Dublin, October 2016.

NCAD Graduate Show, June 2016.

Dublin Art Book Fair, November 2015.

Press

District Magazine - Irish Artist Spotlight, Dec 2017.

Headstuff.org - Instagram Pick of the Week.

All My Plants are Dead - Artist Interview.

Outreach

Volunteer, Impact Arts, Glasgow, January 2019 - Present.

Workshop Facilitator, Gerbera Eating Disorder Service, Glasgow, August 2018.

Treasurer & Co-Founder - GSA Self-Publishing Society - September 2017.

Publications

You’re Not The Only One, Self-published, Glasgow, 2018.

B U A, Co-published with Stephen Burke under B U A, Glasgow 2018.

1815 Magazine Issue 6, Contributing Artist, Published by 1815, Dublin 2016.

The Fear Factory, Self-published, Dublin 2016.

One. Two. Three, Self-published, Dublin 2015.

Selected Clients

Beach London, SnapchatDublin CanvasThe Business Post

The Dublin InquirerHerstory,

Blas CafeFarrenwide, Open/Close.