Lives and works in New York City


School of Visual Arts NY

Research Travel Estonia, Ireland, Finland, Iceland, United States 2000-2004

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2013 “Silence Within Storms”, outdoor large scale video projection, 2nd Street/Avenue A, NY

2012 “Dimmi Tutto:Tell Me Everything” NINAPI’ Nesting Art Gallery, Ravenna, Italy

2009 “between music and line – it’s how the body grooves”, Gallery55, NY, drawing performance with Bill Sims Jr.

2007  “Back to the Beginning and Begin Again”, preview of selected works on paper Tribes Gallery, NY

2005 “That Will Leave A Mark” 55 Mercer Gallery, NY

2005  “A Hard Winter- Retrospective 1999-2006”, AIR Gallery, NY, curated by Kassia Conway


Selected Exhibitions

2014 Drawing Biennale, Galleria Ninapi, Ravenna, Italy, curated by Chiara Fuschini

2014 “Just the Right Amount Of Wrong” curated by Lovina Purple, ISE Cultural Foundation, NY

2013 “Rivers Of Air”, curated by Tobia Dona, Cartiere del Polesine s.p.a Rovigo,Italy

2013  “Something Blue”, curated by Jennifer Burbank , Art Space, Connecticut

2013   “Bau 100-1 Invitational”, Bau Gallery, Beacon, NY

2013 “One Of A Kind” curated by Heidi Hatry, AC Institute, NY

2012 “The Drawing Triennial, 2012”, curated by Loit Jõekalda, Tallinn, Estonia

2012 “Still Spot”, curated by Jaanika Peerna, Skylight Gallery, NY

2012 “Cozy Winter” curated by Grace Rim, Pink Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2012    STUDIO 371, curated by Jeanne Brasile, Jersey City, NJ,

2011 “One of A Kind” curated by Heide Hatry, Pierre Menard Gallery, Cambridge, MA, International exhibition of unique artists’ books

2010 “Women in the 21st Century- the sacred marriage Margret Fuller Biennial” curated by Lisa Paul Streitfeld,  Pierre Menard Gallery, Cambridge, MA

2010 “Latatara”, curated by Jaanika Peerna, Anneliis Beadnell &Leevi Emrits, The Estonian Cultural House, NY

2009 The Chashama Film Festival Chashama Lobby, NY

2009   “Just Art”, Annual Invitational, Seattle Mens and Womens Chorus, Seattle, WA

2009   The Klein Art Center Woodstock, NY

2009   “Home”, The Estonian Cultural House, NY, with panel discussion

2008 “Nurture Art 08” James Cohan Gallery, NY, curated by Koan Jeff Baysa, Lowell Pettit, Amy Rosenblum Martin & Lilly Wei

2008    “Never Routine”, The Grace Institute, NY

2008  “biennial exhibition of small works”, A.I.R. Gallery, NY

2007 “7th Biennial” Juror Connie Butler, A.I.R. Gallery, NY

2007 “Urban Spaces”, New Life Shop, Berlin, Germany simultaneous exhibition at

Oi Futuro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

2007   “Urban Spaces”, FOTOPUB documentary photography festival, Slovenia

2007   “Urban Spaces”, Foto Arte, photography festival Brasil

2007   “Essence of Asia”, Fusion Gallery, Asian Cultural Center, NY

2006 “LõõM 06 art in dialogue: estonia –new york” The Estonian House Cultural Center, NY

2006 “Dreamers Rendezvous” selected American and Japanese artists A-Forest Gallery, NY

2006 “The Gates Project”, juried benefit, with Ripple Africa and Madre’s Humanitarian project,        national tour

2006 “Wicked” Invitational Anniversary Benefit Flying House Productions, Seattle, WA

2006 “Annual Art Auction”, Poncho, Seattle, WA

2006 “Illuminations” curated by Barbara Monoian, Le Musee de Monoian, Pittsburgh, PA

2004 Anthem Gallery NY, “Finding Rembrandt”, featured artist

2003 Emrys Art, “International Open Competition”, Carmethen, Wales

2003 Oriel Emrys Gallery, “Winners from International Juried Exhibition” Haverford, Wales

1982-84 “fairy’s”, Paine Webber 2nd Floor, NY


Museum Group Exhibitions

2010 “A Book About Death”, MUBE- Museu Brasileiro de Escultura, Sao Paulo, Brazil

2010 “A Book About Death” , THE TABERNACLE MoMA Wales, Machynlleth, Wales, UK

2010 The Ontological Museum, Ft. Worth, TX

2009 “The Sketchbook Project”, Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) , Atlanta, GA

2009 “The Sketchbook Project” Museum of Contemporary Art DC, Washington, DC


Public Art Projects

2014-15 “Wild Is The Air”, First Street Green Cultural Space, Houston Street, NY

2009   “Paint Out”, NY, Orchard Street Mural, sponsored by the LES bid

2007 Mural project, Stratford House Bronx Community Center Library, Bronx, NY

2006 “The Windows Project,ashes2ashes” Easthampton, MA, Easthampton Cultural Council, WPA Artists

2006   Halloween kids mural and workshop, resident artist Artlesnyc studio, NY in partnership with PBS Art 21

2005   Paint Out Mural “It’s All Good”, depicting the cultural history of the Lower Eastside Community, NY

sponsored by LES BID Inc

1999   “Reading is fundamental”, 15’ x 15’ Mural PS 3 The Charette School for art and music, NY


2011 THE PALM BEACH PROPER, “(R)evolution: Eros(ion) Flow”, February 17, 2011, Lisa Paul Streitfeld on line edition cultures and features

2010 NYARTS, October, Volume #15, “Playing the Curve” interview by Leah Oates with Dianne Bowen, pg. 8

2010 Critical Trilogy; A critics millennial journey: Lisa Paul Streitfeld, December and November

2010 ArtSLANT NY, March pics, On the Edge at the Fountain by Natalie Hegert, March 4, 2010

2008 Lucid Culture: art review; “Walk – ins Welcome”, Umbrella Arts, NY NY August 30

2007 Art in America June/July issue, “Girls Girls, Girls-Feminist phases and philosophies let me count the ways…”    by Carey Lovelace, Image and review pg 90


Bibliography: Books and Exhibition Catalogs

2015 “Maintenant 9”, published by Three Rooms Press

“I Left You A Note Written In Invisible Ink”, Dianne Bowen, poems and images, 30 pp. Studio notes open

Edition with some signed copies.

2013 “Maintenant 7”, published by Three Rooms Press, pg 46-47,March

2012 “Maintenant 6”, published by Three Rooms Press, March

2012 “A Fragile Conversation” foreword by Leah Oates, Station Independent Projects, October Released January

2012 PlaySpace Magazine, Inaugural edition, Editors; David Gibson and Michele Basora, May

2011 Pink Art Fair Catalog, Seoul, Korea

2011 Wire Tap collaboration Dianne Bowen and Heins Kim catalog

2011 Dismember The Night, selected photographs and associated poems, Dianne Bowen and Kofi Fosu Forson

2010 Back To The Beginning And Begin Again” selected works 2006-2008 foreword by Peter Duhon Jr. Director,, Mäekask Archival edition and a signed and numbered limited edition AP1/2, 1/7 Original artists proof with 2 small study’s permanent collection of the Ornithological Museum, Ft. Worth, TX

2008 Bridge Fair catalog

2008 Fountain Art Fair catalog

2006 Auction catalog, Art Matters

2005 Auction catalog, Art Matters



2009   The Kalm Report, BROADTHINKING at the Bridge art fair NY 09/ /

2008 “Art in Dialogue” documentary featuring: 10 artists in their studio by Jaanika Peerna and Annette Solakoglu. Screened at the Estonian Cultural House NY

2007 Sony Pictures, “Its All good” Mural used in movie, “don’t mess with the Kohan”.

2006 “Art in Dialogue” documentary featuring 10 artists in their studio by Jaanika Peerna and Annette Solakoglu, Parnu Independent Film Festival, Museum For New Art, Parnu, Estonia



2014, “Dianne Bowen-Code Poems” interview

2013 Whitehot Magazine, “Whitehot’s Best Artists of 2013, September issue

2012 Minimal Exposition May 8, 2012 and May 15, “Listening in Two Dimensions”

2012The New York by John Sebastian, August,Multimedia Artist Dianne Bowen

2011 Whitehot Magazine, November, 2011, “Dismember the Night” at Tribes Gallery, by Emer Martin

2011 Hyperallergic: “From the Easel” by Philip Hartigan, December

2011 Praeterita, artist-writer-artist, by Philip Hartigan October interview on my work with artist/writer Philip Hartigan

2011 The Huffington Post on-line 2/17/2011 “(R)evolution: Eros(ion) Flow”, Lisa Paul Streitfeld


2009 WVOX 1460AM. “metal Mayhem” hosted by Tony Gizzo; Interviewed by Rooster, Live with Dianne Bowen and Bill Sims Jr

Public Permanent Collections:

Musee’ de Monioan, Pittsburg, PA

MUBE- Museu Brasileiro de Escultura, A Book About Death collection, Sao Paulo, Brazil

MoMA Museum, Wales UK A Book About Death collection

The Ontological Museum, Ft. Worth, TX

Art House Brooklyn Library- original artist book collection, Brooklyn, NY

Cartiere del Polesine s.p.a, Private Collection, Rovigo, Italy


Residencies/ Awards

2015   Animamus Art Salon, Gallery Sen Sai, China Town, NY, July, 2015

2011   Artist Summer Institute, Governor’s Island, NY, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and Creative Capital

2010 21 artists featured on Local Seattle TV, “l Benefit auction with Flying House Productions” Flying House

Productions Seattle, WA

2008   Brydcliffe Residency, Woodstock, NY

2007 Fusion Gallery Asian Cultural Center, NY “Essence of Asia” Honorable Mention


Art Fairs

2013 The NADA Fair (New Art Dealers Association), with AS Artists Studios, curated by Jill Connors

Pink Art Fair, Pink Gallery, Seoul, Korea, March

2012 The Pool Art Fair, Pink Gallery, Seoul, Korea, March

2011 The Pink Art Fair, Creon Gallery, Seoul, Korea, September

2010 The Fountain Art Fair, Creon Gallery, NY March

The Fountain Art Fair, Open Ground, NY March

2009 Brooklyn Artery, Playspace Projects Brooklyn NY, “I’d like to teach the world to play” Sept. 11

Frieze Art Fair, UK, Within the Framework of Frieze Projects, “Open Call” project by Brina Thurston

presented by Filipa Oliveira + Miguel Amado as part of their project “Impossible Exchange”

The Bridge Art Fair, “BROADTHINKING”, The Waterfront, NY NY, March

2008 The Bridge Art Fair, “BROADTHINKING” Catalina Hotel, Miami, Fl, dec 3-8

The Fountain Art Fair “Open Ground”, Wynwood district, Miami FL Dec. 2-8

2007 The Pool Art Fair-Miami, Cavalier Hotel, Miami, Fl, Dec 7-9

2005 The Pool Art Fair, with EAI, Solita Hotel, NY NY March