The High Sheriff in nomination

Amanda Lowther

Born in Powys, Wales, Amanda married Hugh Lowther in 1985 and moved to Northamptonshire in 1986. They have three daughters, Flora, Georgia and Lucia, all now living and working in London.

Amanda trained as a decorative painter at Tresham College, Kettering 1985 - 1987 and launched Lowther & Dalton in 1988. Turning to Fine Art, she completed an art foundation course at Rugby College (1996-97) and went on to train at The Richard Attenborough Centre, Leicester and the Prince’s Drawing School, Shoreditch 1997-2000. She then went on to study History of Art at Leicester University as a mature student 2008 - 2011, graduating with a First Class Honours degree.

In 2011 Amanda founded British Art Portfolio with her partner Louise Newton, curating pop-up art exhibitions around the country and specialising in Modern British and Contemporary British art.

Amanda has been a Founding Friend of Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust since its inception in 2000. In 2010, she became Governor at St Andrew’s Healthcare, Northampton and has also been a Mental Health Act Manager since 2012, thus gaining a valuable insight into the problems faced by so many people.

Amanda has lived in Northamptonshire for 33 years and now feels very much part of the community. With her husband, Hugh, she is a partner of Lowther Farms and has been involved in various aspects of life and events in Guilsborough and the wider area and in charity events in the County.

Amanda was recently appointed Deputy Lieutenant in Northamptonshire and she is delighted to be High Sheriff in-nomination for the County in 2021-22.


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