Eric Bowman

Artist Bio

Award winning painter Eric Bowman began his career creating original oil paintings for such high profile clients as Coppertone, Nike, GTE, Hallmark, Kellogg's, Nabisco, Southwest Airlines and the Kentucky Derby.
 
His work has adorned the covers of TIME magazine and The Saturday Evening Post, among other popular periodicals, as well as numerous books and music CD’s...

As a fine art painter, Eric has garnered many awards in juried competitions, showing in national & regional exhibitions in some of the country's most prestigious galleries.  His paintings are in collections around the world, including England, Australia, Canada and Mexico.

Eric Bowman is a Signature Member of both the American Impressionist Society and the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association, and an Out-of-State Member of the California Art Club.  He lives with his wife and daughter in Tigard, Oregon.

Works Held:

- Evergreen Aviation Museum; McMinnville, OR
- Calgary Stampede; Alberta, Canada
- Major League Baseball; New York, NY
- National Basketball Association; New York, NY
- Historic Diamond Hotel; Chico, CA
- United States Postal Service; Arlington, VA
- City of Lake Oswego; Lake Oswego, OR 

Publications:

2015 - Pratique Des Arts magazine - Feature Article  May 
2014 - Southwest Art magazine - "Artist to Watch"  Oct 
2014 - American Art Collector magazine - Group Show Preview  Nov 2014
2014 - International Artist magazine - Feature Article  Nov/Dec 2014
2013 - Uncle Jam magazine - Feature Article   Winter 
2013 - American Art Collector magazine - Solo Show Preview  May 2013
2013 - American Art Collector magazine - Solo Show Preview  Jan 2013
2012 - Southwest Art  magazine - "Artistic Excellence"  Dec 2012
2011 - American Art Collector magazine - Solo Show Preview  June 2011​

2014 - Finalist -  "BoldBrush Painting Competition"  November 2014 - Juror: Jason Sacran
2015 - Best of Show Award -  "BoldBrush Painting Competition"  January 2015 - Juror: Timothy C. Tyler
2014 - Finalist -  "BoldBrush Painting Competition"  November 2014 - Juror: Vincent Xeus 
2014 - Invitational -  American Masters Exhibition 2014 - Salmagundi Club, New York, NY
2014 - Juried Show - "American Impressionist Society National Exhibition 2014" Abend Gallery, Denver, CO
2014 - Invitational - "Small Works Invitational 2014" - Howard/Mandville Gallery; Kirkland, WA
2014 - Group Show - "Sonoma Plein Air" Oct. 2014 - Sonoma, CA
2014 - Finalist - "BoldBrush Competition" August 2014 - Juror: Tim Rees
2014 - Solo Show - "Personal Space" January 2014 - Bonner David Galleries, Scottsdale, AZ 
2013 - Invitational - "Laguna  Plein Air Painters Assoc. Invitational" Oct 2013 - Laguna Beach, CA
2013 - Invitational - "Small Works Invitational 2013" - Howard/Mandville Gallery; Kirkland, WA
2013 - Juried Show - "American Impressionist Society National Exhibition 2013" M Gallery, Charleston, SC
2013 - Juried Show - "Sonoma Plein Air" Oct. 2013 - Sonoma, CA
2013 - Solo Show - "Summerland" Sept. 2013 - Brian Marki Fine Art, Portland, OR
2013 - Juried Show - "Plein Air Easton"  July 2013 - Easton, Maryland
2013 - Solo Show - "Form & Function" April 2013- Bonner David Galleries, Scottsdale, AZ 
2012 - Juried Show - "American Impressionist Society National Exhibition 2012" - Eckert & Ross Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
2012 - Honorable Mention - Southwest Art magazine "Artistic Excellence" competition 2012
2012 - Artist Choice Award - "Sonoma Plein Air" - Oct 2012 - Sonoma, CA 
2012 - Plein Air Magazine Award - "Sonoma Plein Air" - Oct 2012 - Sonoma, CA
2012 - Invitational -  "Oregon Invitational Plein Air" - Aug 2012 - Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
2012 - Second Place Award - "Plein Air Easton" - July 2012 - Easton, Maryland - Juror: Tim Newton, Salmagundi Club, NY
2012 - Group Show -  "Anniversary Show 2012" - Howard/Mandville Gallery, Kirkland, WA
2012 - Juried Show -  "Oil Painters of America National Exhibition, June 2012 - Evergreeen Gallery, Evergreen, CO
2012 - Juried Show -  Laguna Plein Air "Best Of" show - june 2012 - Seven Degrees Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
2011 - Juried Show - "American Impressionist Society Annual Exhibition 2011" - Mountainsong Galleries, Carmel, CA
2011 - Invitational - "Small Works Invitational 2011" - Howard/Mandville Gallery; Kirkland, WA
2011 - Juried Show - "Plein Air Easton" - July 2011 - Easton, Maryland
2011 - Solo Show - "Off Key, On Point" June 2011 - Bonner David Gallery; Scottsdale, AZ
2011 - Juried Show - "Sonoma Plein Air" May 2011 - Sonoma, CA
2011 - Juried Show - LPAPA "Best of Plein Air 2011" - Esther Wells Collection; Laguna Beach, CA
2010 - Invitational - "Small Works Invitational 2010" - Howard/Mandville Gallery; Kirkland, WA
2010 - Juried Show - "American Impressionist Society Annual Exhibition 2010" - Richland Fine Art; Nashville, TN
2010 - Juried Show - "Pacific Northwest Plein Air 2010" - Columbia River Art Gallery; Hood River, OR
2010 - Second Place Award (x2) - "Hillsboro Plein Air" July 2010 - Cultural Arts Center; Hillsboro, OR
2010 - Purchase Prize Award - "Chronicle Exhibition Invitational" June 2010 - Festival of Arts; Lake  Oswego, OR
2010 - Juried Show - "Salon International" April 2010 - Greenhouse Gallery; Austin, TX
2010 - Judge - "Borrego Springs Plein Air Invitational 2010" - Borrego Art Institute; Borrego Springs, CA
2o09 - Invitational - "Small Works Invitational 2009" - Howard/Mandville Gallery; Kirkland, WA
2009 - Third Place Award - "Pacific Northwest Plein Air 2009" - Columbia River Art Gallery; Hood River, OR - Juror:  Ned Mueller, OPA, PAPA, LPAPA 
2009 - Juried Show - "Oil Painters of America Western Regional Exhibition" Aug 2009 - Howard/Mandville Gallery, Kirkland, WA
2009 - Finalist - "Bold Brush Painting Competition" July 2009 - Juror: Josh Elliott
2009 - Group Show - "Town & Country: Oregon at 150" June 2009 - Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR
2009 - Juried Show - "Sonoma Plein Air" May 2009 - Sonoma, CA
2009 - Juried Show - "Oil Painters of America National Exhibition 2009" - Sage Creek gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2009 - 2 Man Show - "The Distance Travelled" April 2009 - Broderick Gallery; Lake Oswego, OR
2008 - First Place Award - "Pacific Northwest Plein Air 2008" - Columbia River Art Gallery; Hood River, OR - Juror: Colleen Schafroth - Director, Maryhill Museum
2008 - Solo Show - Astoria Fine Art Gallery; July 2008 Astoria, OR
• Third Place Award - "Paint San Clemente Plein Air competition 2008" - San Clemente Art Association, San Clemente, CA - Juror: Debra Huse 
• Second Place Quick Draw Award - "Paint San Clemente Plein Air competition 2008" - San Clemente Art Association, San Clemente, CA 
• Juried Show - "Oil Painters of America National Exhibition 2008" - Dana Gallery; Missoula, Montana 
• 2 Purchase Prize Awards - "Pacific Northwest Plein Air 2007" - Columbia River Art Gallery; Hood River, OR - Juror: Susan Diehl 
• Solo Show - "Town & Country" The Paintings of Eric Bowman at Yoshida Fine Art Gallery; February 2007 Portland, OR 
• Honorable Mention - "Pacific Northwest Plein Air 2006" - Columbia River Art Gallery; Hood River, OR - Juror: Susan Diehl 
• First Place Award - "Pacific Northwest Plein Air 2005" - Columbia River Art Gallery; Hood River, OR - Juror: Kenn Backhaus, PAPA, OPA 
• Best Oil Award & People's Choice Award - "Paint the Gorge Plein Air Show 2005" - Caswell Gallery; Troutdale, OR 
• First Place Quick Draw Award - "Bidwell Park Centennial Plein Air Competition 2005" Avenue 9 Gallery; Chico, CA 
• Juried Show - "Oil Painters of America Western Regional Exhibition 2005" - Waterhouse Gallery; Santa Barbara Gallery; Santa Barbara, CA​

Artist Shows & Awards

Palm Springs Location 

Brian Marki Fine Art & Framing is located at 170 East Arenas Road, between South Indian Canyon Drive and South Palm Canyon Drive. 

Phone: 760-327-5777 

Hours 11 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday, closed Sunday. Available by appointment on request.

We are happy to meet with you by appointment any time.

Portland Location 

Please stop in to see us at 2236 NE Broadway, between NE 22nd and 24th Avenues. 

Phone: 503-249-5659

Hours 10 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday, closed Sunday. Available by appointment on request. 

We are happy to meet with you by appointment any time.

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