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Eric Bowman, 1960 | Plein Air / Figurative painter



Award winning artist Eric Bowman was born in Pasadena and grew up in Orange County, CA (back when it actually had orange groves). Essentially a self-taught artist, Eric had a knack for drawing as far back as he can remember, always the class artist throughout his elementary and high school years. Various art-related jobs such as silk screen T-shirt printer or surfboard airbrush technician led to a lengthy and successful career as a commercial artist, eventually transitioning to fine art painting.
As a painter, Eric has garnered many awards in national and regional exhibitions in some of the country's most prestigious galleries and museums. His paintings are in collections around the world, including England, Australia, Canada and Mexico.



Eric has exhibited in national and regional exhibitions in some of the country's most prestigious galleries and museums including the Autry Museum, Los Angeles; the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City; the Briscoe Museum, San Antonio, TX; the Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, OK; the Kaiping Art Museum, Kaiping, China; the Academy Art Museum, Easton, MD; the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles and the Salmagundi Club, NYC.
His paintings are in private and corporate collections throughout the U.S. as well as England, China, Australia, Canada and Mexico.
Eric's work has also been showcased in feature articles with Art Of The West, Southwest Art, Practique Des Arts (France), International Artist, Fine Art Connoisseur, Plein Air and Western Art Collector magazines.
He is a Signature Member of the California Art Club, and former Signature member of both the American Impressionist Society and the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association. When not painting in the southwest or traveling to various art events, Eric resides in northwest Oregon with his wife and daughter.

























































Eric Bowman è nato a Pasadena, California ed è cresciuto ad Orange County, CA. Essenzialmente artista autodidatta, Eric aveva un talento per il disegno fin da piccolo.
Eric ha raccolto molti premi in mostre nazionali e regionali in alcune delle più prestigiose gallerie e musei del paese. I suoi dipinti si trovano in collezioni di tutto il mondo, tra cui Inghilterra, Australia, Canada e Messico.
Eric Bowman è membro firma di entrambi l'American Impressionist Society e la Laguna Plein Air Imbianchini Association, e membro di un Out-of-Stato della California Art Club.
Quando non viaggia a diverse manifestazioni d'arte o visita la sua amata California, Eric risiede nel nord-ovest di Oregon con la moglie e la figlia, e il loro cane, Mucha.