EXHIBITIONS:

           

            40/40 Exhibition, Brunnier Art Museum, Ames, IA  -  September – November 2015

 

            New Work – Bowling, Chiavetta, & Merkel-Hess, Olson-Larsen Gallery, West Des Moines, IA  --  April 10 – June 4, 2015

 

            Summer Shows,  Meyer East Gallery, Santa Fe, NM  --  May - August 2015

 

            Vignettes, MA Doran Gallery, Tulsa, OK  -  November 2014

 

            Summer Salon, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN  --  June – August 2014       

 

            Annual Landscape Show, Olson-Larsen Gallery, West Des Moines, IA  --  June – August 2014

 

            Summer Shows,  Meyer East Gallery, Santa Fe, NM  --  May - August 2014

 

            35th Anniversary Exhibition, Olson-Larsen Gallery, West Des Moines, IA --  April 11 – June 7, 2014

 

            Annual Small Works Show, MA Doran Gallery, Tulsa, OK  --  December 2013

 

            Live Inspired, Be Inspired – Bowling and McGee, Leopold Gallery, Kansas City, MO  --  September 2013

 

            Summer Show – Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN  -  June 29 – August 30, 2013

 

            Summer Shows,  Meyer East Gallery, Santa Fe, NM  --  May - August 2013

 

            Art-cetera ’13 – art exhibition and auction, Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA – April 2013

 

            Gary Bowling – Mac Hornecker – Ken Smith, Olson-Larsen Gallery, West Des Moines, IA –  February 15  – April 6, 2013

 

Annual Small Works 2012, MA Doran Gallery, Tulsa, OK –  November 29  – December 31, 2012

 

2012 Annual Landscape Show, Olson-Larsen Gallery, West Des Moines, IA –  July 1 – August 29, 2012

 

Gary Bowling: Cumulative Now, Anderson-O’Brien Gallery, Omaha, NE –  March 2  – April 30, 2012

 

The Art of the Landscape, MA Doran Gallery, Tulsa, OK –  November 3  – December 1, 2011

 

Plein Air SmackDown Exhibition, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN –  July 15  – August 2, 2011

 

Gary Bowling: One Moment, Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art Gallery, Kansas City, MO –  June 1  – August 13, 2011

 

By the Light of the Night, Gallery KH, Chicago, IL  --  January – March 2, 2011

 

Silver Lining, The Citadelle Art Foundation, Canadian, TX – April 15 – May 20, 2010

 

Gary Bowling – A Chance of Sun, Gallery KH, Chicago, IL –  April 16 – June 2, 2010

 

New Work by Gary Bowling, Olson-Larsen Gallery, West Des Moines, IA – April 6 – May 12, 2010

 

Gary Bowling - Notes To Self, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN – June 5 – July 18, 2009

 

Annual Landscape Show - Bowling, McKibbin, Gordnier, Olson/Larsen Gallery, West Des Moines, IA – May 12 – June 20, 2009

 

Small Works, M.A. Doran Gallery, Tulsa, OK – December 4, 2008 – January 5, 2009

 

Shelter, Olson/Larsen Gallery, West Des Moines, IA – November 1 – 30, 2008

 

September – National Landscape Show, M.A. Doran Gallery, Tulsa, OK – September 4 – October 1, 2008

 

End of Summer, Hyde - Walnut Street Gallery, Springfield, MO  - August 15 – October 5, 2008

 

KH,  Gallery KH, Chicago, IL – June 5 – August 1, 2008

 

Working on Paper, Mary Bell Gallery, Chicago, IL  --  January 2008

 

Not Just Landscapes,  Highland Park Art Center, Highland Park, IL – December 2007

 

Gary Bowling—New Paintings, solo exhibit, Hyde Gallery, Springfield, Missouri  --  Fall 2007

 

Summer Landscape Show, Olson-Larsen Gallery, Des Moines, Iowa  --  May-July 2007

 

Still, solo exhibit at Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN  --  December 2006 – January 2007

 

Obsessed with Weather, group exhibition, Brunnier Art Museum, Iowa State University, Ames, IA -- September 2006 – February 2007

 

Trees, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, March 17 – April 29, 2006

 

The National Landscape Show, MA Doran Gallery, Tulsa, OK, Fall 2005

 

Gary Bowling, Gallery 72, October 2005

 

Summer Landscapes, Olson-Larsen Gallery, June 2005

 

Gary Bowling: New Landscape, Steinway Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC, May - July 2005

 

American Realism , M.A. Doran Gallery, Spring 2005

 

Background, Solo exhibition at Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, September 2004

 

New Landscapes, Olson/Larsen Galleries, Des Moines, IA, May 21 – July 30, 2004

 

Group Show, Olson/Larsen Galleries, Des Moines, IA, November - December 2003

 

Solo exhibition, Walnut Street Gallery/Gallery Bistro, Springfield, MO, October 2003

 

2003 National Landscape Exhibition, MA Doran Gallery, Tulsa, OK, October – November 2003

 

30 Artists – 30 Years, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, June 2003

 

 National Realism Show, Doran Gallery, Tulsa, OK, May 2003

 

Gary Bowling, Steinway Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC, May 2003

 

Solo exhibition, Olson/Larsen Galleries, Des Moines, IA,  February 2003

 

National Landscape Exhibition, MA Doran Gallery, Tulsa, OK, November 2002

 

Light of Places, solo exhibition at Lakes Art Center, Spirit Lake, Iowa, June - July 2002

 

Summer Exhibitions, New Work by Gary Bowling, Olson/Larsen Galleries, Des Moines, Iowa, June 2002

 

GARY BOWLING – New Landscapes, exhibition at M.A. Doran Gallery, Tulsa, OK, March 2002

 

Group Exhibition, Hammon School of Architecture, Drury University, Springfield, MO, January 2002

 

Solo exhibition at Gallery Bistro and Walnut Street Gallery, Springfield, MO, October 2001

 

National Landscape Invitational, MA Doran Gallery, Tulsa, OK, October 2001

 

New Work by Gary Bowling and David Bowling, exhibition at Gallery 72, Omaha, NE, September 2001

 

Summer,  exhibition at Walnut Street Gallery, Springfield, MO, June – July 2001

 

Summer Landscape 2001, group exhibit at Olson/Larsen Galleries, West Des Moines, Iowa, June 29 – August 2001

 

5 Landscape Painters, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, June 2001

 

Solo exhibition at Steinway Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC, March through April 2001

 

Landscape and Place , group exhibition at M.A. Doran Gallery, Tulsa, Oklahoma, September-October, 2000

 

Six Artists, group exhibit at Morgan Gallery, October 2000

 

Gary Bowling, exhibition at Olson/Larsen Gallery, October 2000

 

Skyscapes and Landscapes: the Ever-changing Loess Hills, group exhibition, the Cultural Center of the Loess Hills, Moorhead, IA, July 14 – September 3, 2000

 

Gary Bowling, exhibition at First National Bank (exhibition managed by Sioux City Art Center), Sioux City, IA, May – June 2000

 

Land of the Fragile Giants, group exhibit, Interior Museum, Washington, D.C, January 2000

 

Gary Bowling, Carlos Ferguson, John Preston, exhibition at Olson-Larsen Galleries, West Des Moines, Iowa, October 15 – November 30, 1999

 

American Landscape, exhibition at M.A. Doran Gallery, Tulsa, OK, October 1999

 

Two Views of Nature: Bowling and Sierra, exhibition at Gallery 72, Omaha, NE, May 13 – June 4, 1999

 

Gary Bowling, exhibition at the Des Moines Club (exhibition managed by Olson/Larsen Gallery), Des Moines, IA May 14 – June 1999

 

Olson/Larsen 20th Anniversary Exhibition, group exhibit at Olson/Larsen Gallery, West Des Moines, May 1999

 

Midwest Passage, solo exhibition, Witter Gallery, Storm Lake, IA, April, 1999

 

Gary Bowling, solo exhibition, Morgan Gallery, Kansas City, MO, January 8 to March 6, 1999

 

Gary Bowling, solo exhibition, Goddard Gallery at SFCC, Sedalia, MO, October 1998

 

Shadows and Water: new work by Gary Bowling,  van de Griff Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, September 1998

 

Urban and Rural Landscapes, group exhibit at Olson-Larsen Galleries, West Des Moines, IA, July 11 – August 29, 1998

 

group exhibit at General Mills, Minneapolis, MN, June-July 1998

 

Gary Bowling – Midwestern Landscapes, solo exhibition, M.A. Doran Gallery, Tulsa, OK, June 1998

 

Gary Bowling Paintings, solo exhibition, Walnut Street Gallery, Springfield, MO, May1 – June 30, 1998

 

Contemporary American Landscapes, group exhibition, MA Doran Gallery, Tulsa, OK, March 30 – April 30, 1998

 

New Paintings by Gary Bowling, Van de Griff Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, October, 1997

 

Art At Work, curated by John Neff from the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA, September, 1997

 

Reflections on Water and Light, solo exhibition of new paintings, Olson/Larsen Galleries, West Des Moines, IA, May 1997

 

Gary Bowling: new paintings and studies, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN  --  January 7 - February 4, 1997

 

Midwestern Romanticism, traveling exhibition of landscape paintings.  Catalog by John Arthur,  March 1996 through 1997

 

Light Land: New Paintings by Gary Bowling, solo exhibition at the McMillan Memorial Library Gallery, Wisconsin Rapids, WI, November 20, 1996 - January 3, 1997.  Lecture, November 21, 1996

 

H. Gregor & G. Bowling Landscapes, two person exhibition at Gallery 72, Omaha, NE, September 27 - November 4, 1996

 

"Studies for Paintings", exhibition of studies for paintings by Gary Bowling at M.A. Doran Gallery, Tulsa, Oklahoma, February 1996

 

Our Artists, Walnut Street Gallery, Springfield, Missouri, November-December 1995

 

"On Paper", group exhibition at M.A. Doran Gallery, Tulsa, October 1995

 

New Landscapes by Gary Bowling, Gallery 72, May, 1994

 

"Land of the Fragile Giants: Landscapes, Environments, and Peoples of the Loess Hills",  traveling invitational exhibition sponsored by the Brunnier Art Gallery of Iowa State Universi­ty, Ames, Iowa 1994 and 1997

 

New Paintings by Gary Bowling, M.A. Doran Gallery, Tulsa, Oklahoma, November 1993 and January 1994

 

Paintings by Gary Bowling, Central College, Pella, Iowa, October 1993

 

Harold Gregor, James Butler, James Winn, & Gary Bowling at Artworks Gallery, Peoria, IL, October/November, 1993

 

"Flowers and Gardens", Invitational Exhibition at the Olson/Larsen Gallery, West Des Moines, Iowa, August 15 to September 15, 1993

 

"The Crested Butte Series: Paintings by Gary Bowling" Solo Exhibition of painting sponsored by the Keene Corporation, Crested Butte Art Center, Crested Butte, Colorado, July 12 to August 18, 1993

 

New Masters Exhibition, Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, West Virginia, March through May 1992

 

"Close to Home: Artists with an Iowa Connection", a group exhibition from the collection of the Principal Group at Artzone in Des Moines, Iowa, June 14 through July 19, 1991

 

"Gary Bowling: New Painting" solo exhibition at the Groveland Gallery in Minneapolis, MN, March 15 through April 19, 1991

 

"The Landscape in Art: New Traditions/Extended Meanings" selected works by contemporary Midwestern artists from regional corporate collections curated by Joseph Mella and sponsored by the Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, Illinois, February 2 through March 31, 1991

 

"The Eternal Horizon", traveling exhibition from the collection of the Sheldon Art Museum, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1990 through 1991

 

"Impressionism 1990", Walnut Street Gallery, Springfield,MO, November through December 1990

 

"Barnes/Bowling/McKibben/Patrick" group exhibition at Olson/Larsen Gallery, Des Moines, IA November 1990

 

"Contemporary Landscape: Paintings by Gary Bowling", Buena Vista College, Storm Lake, Iowa, September 1990

 

"Middle American Landscape: Bowling, Butler, and Jacobshagen", group  exhibition, Southwest State University, Marshal, Minnesota, January 1990

 

"New Paintings by Gary Bowling", solo exhibition, Gallery 72, Omaha, Nebraska,  October 1989

 

"New Perspective on Landscape", Morgan Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri,  September 8 through October 2, 1989

 

"Sun/Clouds/Rain", 3rd Annual Spring Invitational Show, Iowa State University,  Lincoln Gallery, sponsored by the ISU Credit Union, Ames, Iowa, May 1, 1989  through June 23, 1989

 

"Landscapes: European and American Perspectives", Carega Foxley Leach Gallery,  Washington, D.C., April 27 through May 31, 1989

 

"Images from the Prairie: Urban and Rural", exhibition of work by Gary Bowling,  Steven Herrnstadt, and Genie Hudson Patrick sponsored by the Iowa Humanities  Board and the National Endowment for the Humanities, Waterloo Art Center,  Waterloo, Iowa, April 2 through May 7, 1989

 

"Directions, Color, and Form", an exhibition of works by Gary Bowling, Warren  Rosser, Robert Russell, and Wade Thompson, Spiva Art Center, Joplin, Missouri,  October 1988

 

"Of Vapor and Denser Surfaces", solo exhibition organized by the Mitchell  Museum, Brunnier Art Gallery, Mitchell Museum, Mount Vernon,  Illinois, November 1987 through January 1988, Brunnier Art Gallery at Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, February through March1988

 

Solo Exhibition, Drury College Art Gallery, Springfield, Missouri, Febru­ary  1988

 

"Of Vapor and Denser Surfaces", solo exhibition, Mitchell Art Museum, Mount Vernon, IL Spring 1987

 

Contemporary Landscape, Institute for Creative Arts, Fairfield, Iowa, May 17 -  June 4, 1987

 

A Showcase of Iowa Artists, The Principal Corporate Center, Des Moines, Iowa,  April 28 - May 22, 1987

 

Solo Exhibition, Batz/Lawrence Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri, February 1987

 

"Rural and Urban Landscapes", at the Olson/Larsen Galleries ,  Des Moines, Iowa, October - November 1986

 

Solo Exhibition, Paducah Art Guild, Paducah, Kentucky, July 1986

 

"Prairie Vistas", group exhibition of paintings by Gary Bowling, Anne  Burkholder, Hal Holoun, David Melby, and Jane Pronko, Joslin Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska May 27 through July 13, 1986

 

"Gary Bowling:  New Paintings", solo exhibition, Gallery 72, Omaha, Nebraska,  May 1986

 

"Midsummer Magic:  September Song", exhibition of works by four artists,  Batz/Lawrence Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri, September 1985

 

Solo Exhibition, Friends Gallery, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapo­lis,  Minnesota, January 1984

 

"Air, Earth, and In-Between", Solo Exhibition Sioux City Art Center, catalog by SCAC and the Iowa Arts Council, Sioux  City, Iowa, August through September 1983

 

"The Friends Gallery of the Minneapolis Art Institute", a exhibition displayed at the  Lutheran Brotherhood Building, Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 1982

 

"Paintings from a Studio at Yaddo", Solo Exhibition, Mock Art Gallery, Westmar  College, LeMars, Iowa, April 1982

 

"American Art:  The Challenge of the Land", Pillsbury Commemorative Exhibit,  Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 1981

 

"Homage to the Hindenberg", installation piece on Westmar College campus as  part of the "Legacy of Modernism" series, March 1981

 

Solo exhibition, Spiva Art Center, Missouri Southern State College, Joplin,  Missouri, February 1980

 

Solo Exhibition, 100 watercolor illustrations to celebrate the epic opera, "The  Ring of the Niebelung" by Richard Wagner, Weidler Art Gallery, LeMars, Iowa,  Fall 1976

 

Colleges of Mid-America Faculty Invitational, University of South Dakota Art  Gallery in Vermillion, Fall 1975

 

 

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