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Eric " El Cappy" Lowry, is a Detroit based and self-taught artist that has been breaking through not only the contemporary art scene but the fashion industry as well. He has gained immense notoriety from his vast populations of work, idolizing pop culture with his own imaginative edge. He has worked with top companies such as Shinola, Stella McCartney, Nike: for March Madness, Complex: for the cast of the film "Detroit", The Detroit Pistons & the Lions: for "My Cause, My Cleats".

Eric is also infamously known for his artistry in shoe customization, using leather paint atop high end sneakers. He has produced works for Detroit's biggest names, such as Dan Gilbert. His time spent living in Austin & Dallas, Texas has led to Lowry's growing popularity amongst athletes. Lending his creative hand, Eric Lowry has become top of mind when it comes to sneaker customization - leaving his clients from athletic teams such as The Cowboys, The Bills, The Saint's, The 49ers & The Lions to be set apart from the rest of the sneaker collectors.  

Alongside customizing shoes for the past 10 years, Eric has been creating fine art in the form of mixed media collage. Utilizing strategically cut clippings from books and magazines, he meticulously places each piece to form  intricate collages of patterns and new imagery.  In 2019, Eric had his first art show "MOOD" in his hometown of Detroit, Michigan,  at 1520 Woodward - Lisa Spindler Studio. Artwork from 1X1 Studio can be seen on the walls of influential companies & charities such as IBM & ORT America.



El Cappy is currently taking inquiries for Spring 2023 commissions.
If you need your piece sooner, priority commissions are available upon request.

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