Original Oil & Mixed Media Paintings Ceramics 绘画与陶瓷艺术
GEORGE BOWLES BIO
George Bowles trained first as a philosopher (BA,
University of Denver, 1966; PhD, Stanford University, 1970) and taught
philosophy for over twenty years, publishing several articles on logic in
Having drawn and painted from childhood, and having
done several commissioned portraits, animal paintings, and landscapes, he
studied painting and drawing at the Bougie Studio in Minneapolis (1996-2000),
producing in the course of his study numerous charcoal and pencil drawings,
still lifes, portraits, landscapes, and figure paintings.
He has exhibited his work at the Abbott Gallery,
McLean; Byrne Gallery, Middleburg; Fisher Art Gallery and the Art League
Gallery, Alexandria; Fraser Gallery, Bethesda; JarrettThor Fine arts, Colonial
Beach, and Metropolitan Gallery, Arlington; as well as Sothebys.com (via Fraser
His portraits "Adriana" and "Antonios" and his still life "Balloon Lady"
were finalists in The Artist's Magazine 2001, 2006, and 2008 Art
Competitions, from a competitive field of between 11,000 and 13,000. And
on the strength of his still life "Oblique Encounters" he was Artist of the
Month at the same publication's Web site April 6-May 6, 2005.
His still life "checkered Cascade" won first place
in two independently judged shows: "East Meets West," sponsored by the
Arlington Artists' Alliance, and the 2009 Potomac River Regional Art Show,
Colonial Beach, Virginia, at which latter show his "Silver Pitcher, Grapes, and
Wooden Dish" also won the People's Choice award. Later, his "Balloon Man"
was one of ten winners in the "Over Sixty" national competition sponsored by
, resulting in the painting and a brief interview
with the artist appearing in the March 2010 issue of the magazine.
In 2010 "Balloon Man" won first place at the
Potomac River Regional Art Show.
In 2011 "Kristin" won first place at the Potomac
River Regional Art Show.
In 2012 "They Went That-a-Way" won first place in
"Think Like a Chile," sponsored by the Arlington Artists' Alliance
You can contact George by his cell