Lowell Gerard Fuchs (b. 1993, Atlanta) is an artist with an expanded practice that includes sound, interactive installations, and social practice. Lowell’s work is the amalgamation of sound art, participatory/interactive installations, public workshops, and his work in nonprofit for underserved populations. Impermanence and community interconnectivity are the fundamental elements in his work.
Lowell’s public experiences and workshops explore topics on healing through art, acts of leisure, sonic exploration in urban spaces, and community involvement. In 2018, he founded the Green Space New Music Festival (GSNMF) in partnership with the Greensboro Green Fund. The festival encouraged people in rural communities to spend more time in public green spaces and think creatively about ways populations can revive underused spaces.
His compositions have been performed by ensembles such as loadbang, Bent Frequency, and Chamber Cartel, while his installation work has been featured at Eyedrum, Greensboro Project Space, and Elsewhere Living Museum. His music has been performed throughout the United States, and aboard, including New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, Atlanta’s SoundNOW Contemporary Classical Music Festival, Boston’s Summer Institute for Contemporary Performance Practice, Charlotte New Music Festival, the XXII Festival Eduardo Mata in Oaxaca, Mexico, and elsewhere. He is currently developing new works and installations for Pie for Two, Transient Canvas, and percussionist Victor Pons. Meanwhile, he continues to facilitate art workshops and projects with nonprofit organizations that support underserved populations.
Lowell received degrees in Music Composition from the University of North Carolina Greensboro (M.M.) and Georgia State University (B.M.). Previously, he has taught as an adjunct professor at Virginia Tech School of Performing Arts. He currently works in art development for the nonprofit organizations InCommunity, which supports and enriches the lives of individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities, and Charlotte New Music Festival, a festival for contemporary classical music based in North Carolina.