Skai Fowler is an adjunct professor teaching scenic painting at the University of British Columbia in the Department of Theatre and Film. She is a Vancouver-based visual artist, who has exhibited paintings and photographs nationally and internationally since 1987. She graduated from Emily Carr College of Art and Design in photography and interdisciplinary studies and curatorial studios in 1985. As an arts administrator with the City of Vancouver in the Office of Cultural Affairs, she developed and coordinated the Community Public Art Program. With the community-based organization, collective echoes, she mentored young emerging artists in conceiving, developing and implementing artwork in public places. For 15 years Skai worked as a scenic artist for theatre and independent films, and was the Head Scenic Painter at GNW Scene Shop.
Fowler is now represented and helps curate shows at Studio 13 Fine Arts on Granville Island, where she exhibits her abstract paintings.
Her artworks are in private collections in, Canada, the US, Europe and China; and in institutions such as Canada Council Art Bank and Export Development Canada. She has received Canada Council and BC Arts Councils Grants and a Vancouver Foundation VADA Award.