Elizabeth Lowrey to Speak, Receive Honorary Degree at MassArt 2019 Commencement

Elkus Manfredi Architects principal will be recognized for contributions to architecture and design at MassArt Commencement ceremony on May 24, 2019

Elizabeth Lowrey – photo credit Eric Levin

Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt) announced that Elizabeth Lowrey, principal and director of interior architecture at Elkus Manfredi Architects will offer remarks to graduates and accept an honorary degree at the 2019 MassArt Commencement. Recently called a “designer of the future” by Boston Magazine, Lowrey is being honored by MassArt for her contributions to the architecture and design industry.

Lowrey is Principal and Director of Interior Architecture at Elkus Manfredi Architects, where she has been responsible for the Boston-based firm’s interior architecture studio since its founding in 1988, and a part of the firm’s leadership since 2002. Her projects have included Walt Disney Imagineering, Citizens Bank, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Publicis Groupe, New Balance, and Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide.

MassArt’s 2019 Commencement will take place on Friday, May 24, at 1 pm, at the Rockland Trust Bank Pavilion in Boston. The commencement exercises will be live-streamed at massart.edu/livestream.

About Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt) is one of the top colleges of its kind in the United States. Founded in 1873, MassArt has a legacy of leadership as the only freestanding public college of art and design in the country and the nation’s first art school to grant a degree. The College offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate degrees in art, design, and art education, all taught by world-class faculty. MassArt is also home to the Bakalar & Paine Galleries, a free professionally curated contemporary art space dedicated to enriching the academic curriculum and making contemporary art an accessible experience for all. Among MassArt’s most accomplished alumni are art dealer Arne Glimcher, designer Brian Collins, Oscar-winning set designer Nancy Haigh, visual artist and composer Christian Marclay, 2016 Project Runway winner Erin Robertson, interior and lifestyle designer Kelly Wearstler, and photographer William Wegman. For more information, visit massart.edu. Follow MassArt on social media: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn.