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EDUCATION:

 

Master of Fine Arts in painting and drawing, MFA thesis Participatory  Devices in Art, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, 1974

 

B.S. in Art Education, Missouri Southern State College, Joplin, Missouri, 1970

 

 

SIGNIFICANT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES:

 

Keynote speaker – 4th Annual Ozarks Conference – Self Employment in the Arts, Drury University, Springfield, Missouri, April 2, 2011

 

Artist in Residence at Buena Vista University, Storm Lake, Iowa, February 1997

 

Guest Artist and Workshop Leader for the New Masters Annual at the Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, West Virginia, March 1992

 

Yaddo fellowship, Painting residence at Yaddo, Saratoga Springs,  New York,  Fall 1981

 

Chairman, Department of Art, Westmar College, LeMars, Iowa, Spring 1975 through  Spring 1983

 

Lecturer on current trends in art as part of the Legacy of Modernism series  sponsored by the Iowa Humanities Board and the National Endowment for the  Humanities, Spring 1981

 

Instructor of Painting and Life Drawing at the University of Arkansas,  Fayetteville, 1974

 

Free-lance architectural rendering, 1974 and 1975

 

Graduate Teaching Assistant at the University of Arkansas, Fall 1972 through  spring 1974

 

Art instructor for the USD 446 Schools in Independence, Kansas, 1970-1972

 

 

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS Include:

 

Chris Miller, Review:  Gary Bowling / Gallery KH,  New City Art, May 10, 2010

 

New American Paintings Anniversary Edition, The Open Studios Press, 2010

 

Lela Gilbert and Ellen Bak,  Lit by the Sun, copyright 2001, published by Carpe Diem Books, Portland, Oregon

 

New American Paintings, The Open Studios Press, August 1997

 

Profile of Gary Bowling, Painter of the Highway, video interview for People of the Ozarks, by Kent Boyd, KYTV-NBC

 

Listed in Who's Who in American Art beginning with the 18th edition

 

Arthur, John, Midwestern Romanticism, exhibition catalog, copyright 1986, Springfield, IL Art Association

 

Mutel, C.F., Swander, M., and Pohlman, L.L., Land of the Fragile Giants: Landscapes, Environments, and Peoples of the Loess Hills,

exhibition catalog, published for the Brunnier Art Museum at Iowa State University by the University of Iowa Press

 

Stegmaier, Mark, "Gary Bowling", American Artist Magazine, May 1988

 

Of Vapor and Denser Surfaces exhibition catalog, copyright 1987, John R. and  Eleanor R. Mitchell Foundation, Mitchell Museum, Mt. Vernon, Illinois

 

Couper, John, "A  Sense of Place", In...Joplin Magazine, October 1986

 

Air, Earth, and In-Between exhibition catalogue, copyright 1983, Sioux City Art  Center, Sioux City, Iowa

 

New Art Examiner,  June 1983 and December 1984

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