gary bowling .....PO Box 207 - Lamar, Missouri; 64759




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





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








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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