b. 1965, USA

Andrea Bowers Biography

Andrea Bowers lives and works in Los Angeles, CA. Bowers received her MFA from the California Institute of the Arts in 1992. Over the last twenty-three years, she has built an international reputation for her drawings, videos, and installations, which deal with social issues ranging from women's’ and workers’ rights to climate change and immigration. Recent solo exhibitions include: Hammer Projects: Andrea Bowers, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2017); Womxn Workers of the World Unite!, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati (2017); Andrea Bowers: Sanctuary, Bronx Museum, New York (2016); In Situ 1 - Andrea Bowers, Espace Culturel Louis Vuitton, Paris (2014); #sweetjane, Pomona and Pitzer College Museum of Art, Claremont, (2014); The Weight of Relevance, Wiener Secession, Vienna, traveled to The Power Plant, Toronto (2007). Recent group exhibition include: Agora, The High Line, New York (2018); Power to the People. Political Art Now, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt (2018); Documenta 14, Fridericianum, Kassel (2017); La Terra Inquieta, Triennale di Milano, Milan (2017); The Revolution Will Not Be Gray, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen (2016); Drawing Now, Albertina, Vienna (2015). Bowers’ work is held in the collections of The Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles, MoMA, New York, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, and Museum Abteiberg, Moenchengladbach, Germany, among others.

Andrea Bowers Featured Artworks

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Protect What You Love (Figure: Fairfax- Muckley, Louis. Lita of the Nile. Fringilla or Tales-In-Verse, by Richard Doddridge Blackmore, Elkind Mathews in Vigo Street, London, 1895.) by Andrea Bowers contemporary artwork painting
Andrea Bowers Protect What You Love (Figure: Fairfax- Muckley, Louis. Lita of the Nile. Fringilla or Tales-In-Verse, by Richard Doddridge Blackmore, Elkind Mathews in Vigo Street, London, 1895.), 2020 Premium acrylic-based pigment paint, acrylic matte medium, and archival pigment print on cardboard
166.4 x 52.1 x 12.1 cm
Andrew Kreps Gallery Contact Gallery
Climate Change is Real (Multiple) by Andrea Bowers contemporary artwork sculpture
Andrea Bowers Climate Change is Real (Multiple), 2017 Neon, MDO, paint
20 3/4 x 57 inches
Thomas Erben Gallery Contact Gallery
Feminist Spirituality and Magical Politics Scrapbook by Andrea Bowers contemporary artwork painting
Andrea Bowers Feminist Spirituality and Magical Politics Scrapbook, 2003 Photocopy on paper
33 1/4 x 42 3/4 inches
Thomas Erben Gallery Contact Gallery
Open Secrets (Part I) by Andrea Bowers contemporary artwork installation
Andrea Bowers Open Secrets (Part I), 2018 Archival pigment prints, approximately 200 prints, dimensions variable
Andrew Kreps Gallery Contact Gallery
Arms are for Hugging: Ode to CODEPINK(Santa Fe) by Andrea Bowers contemporary artwork mixed media
Andrea Bowers Arms are for Hugging: Ode to CODEPINK (Santa Fe), 2018 Cardboard, acrylic paint
50.8 x 149.9 x 5.1 cm
Andrew Kreps Gallery Contact Gallery

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