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About Andrea Bowers:

Andrea Bowers (b. 1965, Wilmington, Ohio, US) lives and works in Los Angeles, California, US. Studied BFA at Bowling Green State University, Ohio, US (1987) and MFA at California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA (1992). Select solo exhibitions include Andrea Bowers and Marcos Erre, Westmont Ridley Tree Museum, Santa Barbara, CA (2017); Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH (2017); Occupancy, Boston University Art Galleries, Boston, MA (2017); Triumph of Labor, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles, CA (2016); The United States v. Tim DeChristopher, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR (2016); Whose Feminism is it Anyway?, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, US (2016); Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR (2016); Self-Determination, Kaufmann Repetto, Milan, IT (2015); Andrea Bowers: #sweetjane, Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA (2015); In Situ-1: Andrea Bowers, Espace Culturel Louis Vuitton, Paris, FR (2014); and Ni Una Muerta Mas, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, GR (2011). Select group exhibitions include Andrea Bowers and Marcos Erre, Westmont Ridley Tree Museum, Santa Barbara, CA (2017); The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin, The Jewish Museum, New York, NY (2017); Displacement: Symbols and Journeys, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, Winter Park, FL (2016); The Revolution Will Not Be Gray, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO (2016); Take Me (I’m Yours), Jewish Museum, New York, US (2016); The Gildless Age, Torrence Art Museum, Torrence, CA (2016); Andrea Bowers: Sanctuary, Bronx Museum, New York, US (2016); Citizen, Tate Modern, London, UK (2015); Drawing Now, Albertina Museum, Vienna, AT (2015); and Drawing: The Bottom Line, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst (S.M.A.K.), Ghent, BE (2015). Bowers' work is held in a number of public collections including Tate Modern, London, UK; Brooklyn Museum, NY; The Museum of Modern Art, NY; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA and the Whitney Museum of American Art, NY.

Andrea Bowers

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Nominated by Claire Gilman

Title Study for May Day drawing
Year 2013
Medium Pastel and pencil on paperPastel and pencil on paperPastel and pencil on paperPastel and pencil on paperPastel and pencil on paperPastel and pencil on paperPastel and pencil on paperPastel and pencil on paperPastel and pencil on paperPastel and pencil on paperPastel and pencil on paperPastel and pencil on paper
Dimensions 29.7 cm x 21 cm
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