Introduction

  • <p>John Dowie during the launch of his busts of Wilkins and Mountford at the State Library of South Australia, July 18, 2005. Image B 71697/4 2005.</p>

Introduction

John Dowie AM, 1915 – 2008

Dowie was born in Prospect, a suburb of Adelaide and lived most of his life in Dulwich, also a suburb of Adelaide. He was a prolific sculptor and painter until his passing in 2008. He had works commissioned in South Australia, interstate and overseas in the Netherlands and Washington D.C.

Dowie’s works were also displayed in many exhibitions from 1933 to 2001.