LOW - A RESUME
Published many magazone articles.
Represented by Dragonfly Gallery, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts.
1971 M.A., Anthropology, Harvard
1964 B.A., History, Yale.
Hunter College, Assistant Professor, the Department of Anthropology 1975-1976
Harvard University, Teaching Fellow - 1967 - 1969
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Tahiti - Hawaii, winter, 2000 - Polynesian Voyaging Society
Mangareva - Easter Island, fall 1999 - Polynesian Voyaging Society
Tahiti - Hawaii, Spring, 1995 - Polynesian Voyaging Society
Anthropological Fieldwork in El Porvenir, Peru, 1969-1970. Harvard University.
Archeological Excavation - Roman Shipwreck, Torre Sgaratta, Italy , summer, 1968 PennMuseum.
Archeological Excavation - Byzantine shipwreck, Yassi Ada, Turkey, summer, 1968, National Geographic Society.
Archeological Excavation - Roman Shipwreck, Torre Sgaratta, Italy, summer, 1967 - PennMuseum.
Archeological Excavation - Ancient seaport, Cosa, Italy, summer, 1967
Archeological Excavation - Byzantine shipwreck, Yassi Ada, Turkey, summer 1966, National Geographic Society.
Two years voyaging South China Sea, U.S.S. Ponchatoula (AO 148) - Golden Shellback, 23 October, 1965
Archeological Excavation - ancient sea port at Kenchreai, Greece, summer, 1964, University of Chicago.
Wreck of the Columbus - story of famous shipwreck off Martha's Vineyard, WNAN-FM - January 18, 2001 - writer/presenter.
NOVA - producer/director/writer - Fast Cars - May 23, 1995.
Collage, Segment producer, director, writer; MPBN, Maine PBS, 1978.
The Saint Mary, Slide tape, 1976.
Samuel M. Kamakau award for best book published in Hawaii 2014
Two Ka Palapala Po'okela Awards for Hawaiki Rising 2014
Nautilus award for Hawaiki Rising 2014
Ben Franklin award for Hawaiki Rising 2014
IPPY award for Hawaiki Rising 2014
Finalist for Foreward Review's Best Book of the Year Award 2014
Finalist for Next Generation Indie Book award in both multicultural and regional nonfiction 2014
Third Place, breaking news photo, New England Newspaper and Press Association, 2011.
First Place, pictorial photography, New England Newspaper and Press Association, 2009.
Second Place, pictorial photography, New England Newspaper and Press Association, 2008.
First Finalist, Society of Professional Journalists, Hawaii Chapter, Feature Writing - Long Form, Hana Hou magazine, Hokule'a 25th Anniversary articles, 2001
Kahili Award, 2001, Hawaii Visitors Bureau award for best article celebrating Hawaiian culture, Hana Hou magazine - "Guardians of the Pond"
Hawaii Publishers Association Pa'i award, 2001, Editorial Feature, first place, Hana Hou magazine - "Guardians of the Pond"
Kahili Award, 2000, Hana Hou magazine - Hokule'a 25th anniversary articles
Cine Golden Eagle, 1995 - Fast Cars
Bronze Plaque - 1995 - Columbus International Film and Video Festival - Fast Cars
Certificate of Merit - 1996 - Chicago International Film Festival - Fast Cars
Cine Golden Eagle - 1993 - Artisans and Traders
Cine Golden Eagle - 1993 - Collapse
Bronze Plaque - 41st Annual Columbus International Film and Video Festival - 1993
Cine Golden Eagle - 1983 - The Navigators
Blue Ribbon - American Film Festival - 1983 - The Navigators
Silver Anvil - 1983 - The Navigators.
Exhibits, Screenings featuring "The Navigators" and Speaking Engagements
Oakland Museum - "Pacific Worlds" exhibit, photographs 2015
Waimea Ocean Film Festival Hawaii 2015
Pu’ukohola Park Hawaii 2014
Kaloko-Honokohau Park Hawaii 2014
Pu'uhonua o Honaunau Park Hawaii 2014
Palace Theater - Hilo, Hawaii 2014
The Pacific Club - Oahu, Hawaii 2014
Outrigger Canoe Club, Oahu, Hawaii 2014
Hawaii Book and Music Festival 2013
The Bishop Museum Hawaii 2013
Daughters of Hawaii 2013
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Hawaii 2013
‘Imiloa Astronomy Center Hawaii 2013
The Apprenticeshop Maine 2013
Mystic Seaport Museum Connecticut 2013
Photograph of Nainoa Thompson, in exhibition "Native Voices" - National Library of Medicine, Oct 2011 - 2013.
Photographs of Mau Piailug used in television program, "Kete Aronui," MTS (Maori Television), broadcast on Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010
Kahikoluamea Center - Kapio'lani Community College, 6 x 6 foot picture of Hokule'a on permanent exhibit - 2009.
Wing Luke Asian Museum, Seattle, Washington - photograph in exhibit entitled "Being Native Hawaiian in the Pacific Northwest"- 2008.
Imi Loa Astronomy Center, Hilo, Hawaii - photographs - 2007.
Mauna Loa Observatory, Waimea, Hawaii - photographs - 2006.
Museum, Seattle - "Pacific Voices" - 1997
Long Story Short - two one-half hour interview programs - KHET, Hawaii Public Television - 2014
Morning Show, Ron Mizzutani 2014
The Connection - Hawaii NPR 2013
The Point with Mindy Todd, WCAI Public Radio - one hour discussion of Hawaiki Rising 2013
Mike Buck Show, KHNR 690 2013
HawaiiNewsNow Sunrise, KGMB/KHNL, 2013
Fine Art Exhibits
"The Two Cousins" - two man show with painter Lanny McDowell, Old Grange Hall, West Tisbury, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts - September 3, 2005 (see gallery section for report).
"Chocolate Church Juried Photo Exhibit" - Bath, Maine, January 6 - February 11, 2006.
"Dragonfly Gallery" - Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts - June 21 to July 2, 2006 - two persson exhibit of photographs (with Peggy Turner Zablotny).
"Dragonfly Gallery" - exhibit of photographs - June 7 - 17th, 2007.
Hawaii Council for the Humanities, Panel, May 18, 2013.
Daughters of Hawaii, presentation - Hawaiki Rising, May 28, 2013.
Bishop Museum - Traditions of the Paciifc - presentation - Hawaiki Rising, May 30, 2013.
Volcanoes National Park, Hawaiki Rising, June 4, 2013.
'Imiloa Astronomy Center, Hawaiki Rising, June 7, 2013.
Ezra Stiles Fellow, Yale University, September 2011 - September 2014.
Jan 26, 2011 - "Sailing the Starpaths," presentation to Sail Martha's Vineyard. Jan 16, 2011. "Sailing the Starpaths," presentation to Sea Education Association, Woods Hole.
November, 2010 - Hawaii Council for the Humanities grant to reissue "The Navigators" documentary and ancillary educational materials.
February, 2010, Papa Ola Lokahi grant to assist with publishing "Hawai'iki Rising" book.
2006 to present - Board Member (Honorary) the Art League of New Britain, Connecticut.
July 2004 - 2006, Board of Overseers, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, Mass.
June 2003 - June 2007, Curator, "Waka Moana" Exhibit and author of chapter on navigational methods, Auckland Museum, New Zealand.
January, 2003 - "Voyage of Hokule'a" - slide/lecture, Atlantic Challenge, Rockland, Maine. November, 2002 - "Star Traveler" - slide/lecture, Central Maine Astronomical Society, also September 20, 2003 at Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, Mass.
Oct 11, 2000 - "Present at the Creation" - slide/lecture at New Britain Museum of American Art. 1996 Media Panelist - The National Science Foundation.
1994 (to present) founding member and chairman of the Pare Lorentz Panel of the International Documentary Association.
1993 Principal Investigators' Panel - The National Science Foundation.
1992 Recipient of National Science Foundation production grant.
1992 Media Panelist - The National Endowment for the Humanities.
1988 Panelist - The Annenberg Foundation.
1986 Media Panelist - The National Endowment for the Humanities.
1984-85 The Pennsylvania State University, Media Consultant, NEW DIRECTIONS IN ARCHAEOLOGY film project.
1984 - Producers Workshop Panel - Documentary Production - Film/video International at Castle Hill.
1984 Department of Anthropology, Brown University, Media Consultant for National Endowment for the humanities funded film - THE IRON TREE.
1983 recipient of Hawaii Committee for the Humanities grant for production of film study guide to accompany The Navigators.
1981 recipient of Arthur Vining Davis Foundation film production grant for The Navigators.
1981 - "Anthropology for Television," presentation to the 14th Film and Video Seminar of the Northwest, Seattle, Washington.
1980 - "Anthropology and the Media: The Odyssey Series," presentation to the Conference on Visual Anthropology, Temple University.
1977 - Anthropology and Film: presentation to the Maine Photographic Workshops.
1977 - Yanomamo: the Fierce People; presentation of anthropological film in association with Bates College Film Board and department of Sociology and Anthropology.
1977 - Documentary Video Workshop - workshop leader for workshop on film-video production, University of Maine, Portland-Gorham.
1976-1977 - Maine Maritime Heritage - created 6 part lecture series at Bath Maritime Museum. December, 1975 - "House Space and Ladder Climbing" - paper presented at the 74th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Society, San Francisco.
1973 - Oscar Newman and Associates - St. Louis Privatization Project - anthropologist consultant for major urban renovation project in St. Louis, Mo.
1972 - Allen Moore and Associates - the Hartcrime Project - anthropologist consultant to major urban planning effort in Hartford, Connecticut.
1968 - National Institute of Mental Health grant for anthropological field study in Peruvian Barriada.
Hawaiki Rising, non-fiction book, Island Heritage Press, May 18, 2013.
Sailing Magazine - "Mystery Island" - sailing Downeast - April 2009.
"Nainoa Thompson's Path to Knowledge: How Hokule'a's navigator finds his way" - chapter in Vaka Moana - Voyages of the Ancestors - K. R. Howe, editor, Auckland Museum, 2006
Sailing Magazine - "Sea of Love" - sailing the wine dark sea - a visit to the Cyclades - October, 2007.
Sailing Magazine - "Charter School" - article about Offshore Sailing School - July, 2007.
2007 Calendar, Office of Hawaiian Affairs – selection of photographs of Hokule'a.
Waka Moana - a chapter entitled "Nainoa Thompson's Path to Knowledge: How Hokule'a's Navigator Finds his Way," pages 186-196 - in book published by Auckland New Zealand Museum in December 2006 to accompany an exhibit of Polynesian navigation and sailing.
Martha's Vineyard Magazine - "A ketch named Destiny" - May-June 2006.
Soundings magazine - "Maine Sailor Tries His Hand with Power" - August, 2005.
Martha's Vineyard Magazine - "It Freed His Heart" - Thomas Hart Benton - July 2004.
Sailing magazine - "In Search of Old Maine" - April 2004.
magazine - "Voyage to the Marquesas," August,
WAIMEA GAZETTE, "The Best Cowpunchers on the
Planet," May 1996.
Chinese Painting - Maine College of Art - May 9, 2009.
Drawing II - Farnsworth Art Museum - March 23 - April 27, 2009.
Workshop with Eric Hopkins - Farnsworth Art Museum - winter 2009
Offshore Sailing School - August, 2006 - certified captain, bareboat charter.
Sam at a marae (temple) in Huahine, Society Islands, during filming of The Navigators. Sketch by cameraman Peter Hoving
Sam on Satawal - 2007 - after a hard voyage
Monte Costa photo
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