ArtCure 2016 – ART TO BEAT CANCER for Children's Research Institute 2015
Auction Ends: May 8, 2015 09:00 PM CDT

Art

"Bodega Light"

Item Number
173
Estimated Value
$750 USD
Opening Bid
$300 USD

Item Description

8x10, oil on canvas

Artist: Eric Bowman

The final price for this painting will be MATCHED, thereby doubling your donation for impactful cancer research at Children's Research Institute in Dallas.

Award winning painter Eric Bowman began his career as a commercial artist in southern California 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 also adorned the covers of TIME magazine and The Saturday Evening Post, along with numerous books, music CD¿s and other popular periodicals. His original oil paintings reside in many private and corporate collections including the offices of Major League Baseball, the NBA and the United States Postal Service.

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 an artist member of the Oil Painters of America, a Signature Member of the American Impressionist Society and artist member of the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association. He lives with his wife and daughter in Tigard, Oregon.

Contact: eric@ericbowman.com

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

Recent Shows/Awards:

Invitational - "Small Works Invitational 2013" - Howard/Mandville Gallery; Kirkland, WA

Group Show - "American Impressionist Society National Exhibition 2013" M Gallery, Charleston, SC

Group Show - "Sonoma Plein Air" May 2013 - Sonoma, CA

Solo Show - "Summerland" Sept. 2013 - Brian Marki Fine Art, Portland, OR

Group Show - "Plein Air Easton" July 2013 - Easton, Maryland

Solo Show - "Form & Function" April 2013- Bonner David Galleries, Scottsdale, AZ

Group Show - "American Impressionist Society National Exhibition 2012" - Eckert & Ross Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

Honorable Mention - Southwest Art magazine "Artistic Excellence" competition 2012

Artist Choice Award & Plein Air Magazine Award - "Sonoma Plein Air" - Oct 2012 - Sonoma, CA

Group Show - "Oregon Invitational Plein Air" - Aug 2012 - Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR

Second Place Award - "Plein Air Easton" - July 2012 - Easton, Maryland - Juror: Tim Newton, Salmagundi Club, NY

Group Show - "Anniversary Show 2012" - Howard/Mandville Gallery, Kirkland, WA

Group Show - "Oil Painters of America National Exhibition, June 2012 - Evergreeen Gallery, Evergreen, CO

Group Show - Laguna Plein Air "Best Of" show - june 2012 - Seven Degrees Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

Group Show - "Collectors Art Evening 2011" - James McGrew Gallery, Lake Oswego, OR

Group Show - "American Impressionist Society Annual Exhibition 2011" - Mountainsong Galleries, Carmel, CA

Invitational - "Small Works Invitational 2011" - Howard/Mandville Gallery; Kirkland, WA

Group Show - "Plein Air Easton" - July 2011 - Easton, Maryland

Solo Show - "Off Key, On Point" June 2011 - Bonner David Gallery; Scottsdale, AZ

Group Show - "Sonoma Plein Air" May 2011 - Sonoma, CA

Group Show - LPAPA "Best of Plein Air 2011" - Esther Wells Collection; Laguna Beach, CA

Invitational - "Small Works Invitational 2010" - Howard/Mandville Gallery; Kirkland, WA

Group Show - "American Impressionist Society Annual Exhibition 2010" - Richland Fine Art; Nashville, TN

Group Show - "Pacific Northwest Plein Air 2010" - Columbia River Art Gallery; Hood River, OR

Second Place Award (x2) - "Hillsboro Plein Air" July 2010 - Cultural Arts Center; Hillsboro, OR

Purchase Prize Award - "Chronicle Exhibition Invitational" June 2010 - Festival of Arts; Lake Oswego, OR

Group Show - "Salon International" April 2010 - Greenhouse Gallery; Austin, TX

Judge - "Borrego Springs Plein Air Invitational 2010" - Borrego Art Institute; Borrego Springs, CA

Invitational - "Small Works Invitational 2009" - Howard/Mandville Gallery; Kirkland, WA

Third Place Award - "Pacific Northwest Plein Air 2009" - Columbia River Art Gallery; Hood River, OR - Juror: Ned Mueller, OPA, PAPA, LPAPA

Group Show - "Oil Painters of America Western Regional Exhibition" Aug 2009 - Howard/Mandville Gallery, Kirkland, WA

Finalist - "Fine Art Views Painting Competiton" July 2009 - Juror: Josh Elliott

Group Show - "Town & Country: Oregon at 150" June 2009 - Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR

Group Show - "Sonoma Plein Air" May 2009 - Sonoma, CA

Group Show - "Oil Painters of America National Exhibition 2009" - Sage Creek gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2 Man Show - "The Distance Travelled" April 2009 - Broderick Gallery; Lake Oswego, OR

First Place Award - "Pacific Northwest Plein Air 2008" - Columbia River Art Gallery; Hood River, OR - Juror: Colleen Schafroth - Director, Maryhill Museum

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

Group 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

Group Show - "Oil Painters of America Western Regional Exhibition 2005" - Waterhouse Gallery; Santa Barbara, CA