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 starting in 1933 right up to the last in 2001.