Resume

List of Exhibitions:

2014

  • Two Year Anniversary Group Show, Contemporary, Gauntlet Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Abundantia Cornu Copiae, Stephen Romano Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
  • Postmodern Extinction, James Kaneko Gallery, Sacramento, CA
  • Bad Dads 5, Spoke Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Honey I Shrunk the Streets, 1AM Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Le Chat Noir, Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • The Brave Ones, Flower Pepper Gallery, Pasadena, CA
  • Blasphemous Nature, Upper Playground, Portland, OR
  • Contemporary Contemporary, Gauntlet Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Dark Matters, Bash Contemporary, San Francisco, CA
  • 4 Year Anniverasery, Wonderland SF, San Francisco, CA
  • Universe:The Art of Existence, Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Less is More, 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • CA 12×12, Gauntlet Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Nostalgia, Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2013

  • Sex, Drugs, Money & Guns, Gauntlet Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Authoring Evolution, Loakal Gallery, Oakland, CA
  • Smile You Son of a Bitch: Jaws Tribute, Hero Complex Galley, Los Angeles, CA
  • The Moleskine Project 3, Spoke Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Natural Disasters, Lower Branch Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Letter Heads, Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Made In China, Ian Ross Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Canvas Collection, Gauntlet Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Bad Dads 4, Spoke Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • ZeroFriends, The Cotton Candy Machine, Brooklyn, NY
  • Drawn To You, Wonderland SF, San Francisco, CA
  • LiL Bub Show, Spoke Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • The Exhibition,Wilmore 9 Music Festival, Long Beach, CA
  • August Printastic Group Show, Bash Contemporary, San Francisco, CA
  • Boxes of Death, Gauntlet Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • 9 Minds, Lower Branch Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Draw Show, 63 Bluxome Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • 30 Artists, 30 Years, Archival Framing and Gallery, Sacramento, CA
  • Fiction, Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Gag Me With a Toon 5, WWA Gallery, Culver City, CA
  • The Fantastic 50, 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Metamorphosis: Liminal Beings & Legendary Creatures, Gristle Tattoo, Brooklyn, NY
  • The Slippery Slope, Fe Gallery, Sacramento, CA
  • Visions and Reflections, Gauntlet Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • DECADE-1, Varnish Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
  • Game on, 1am Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Eye Candy, WWA Gallery, Culver City, CA
  • I Believe in Unicorns Too, WWA Gallery Culver City, CA
  • Charros VS. Luchadores, Wonderland SF, San Francisco, CA
  • Juxtaposse/Winter Group Show, Driftwood Art Salon, San Francisco, CA
  • Scumdance, Blonde Grizzly Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

2012

  • Unnatural Selection, Zerofriends, Oakland, CA
  • Des Contes De Grimm, Galerie L’Art de Rien, Paris, France
  • Bad Dads 3, Spoke Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Universal Monsters, Mondo Gallery, Austin, TX
  • Reckoning, 1AM Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Heavy Hitters, Ann Lloyd Gallery, Decatur, Il
  • Lethal Injection, 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Pangea Seed’s Great West Coast Migration Tour, Spoke Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Tiny Trifecta, Cotton Candy Machine, Brooklyn, NY
  • Full Spectrum, 63 Bluxome St. Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Botanica, Genome Gallery, Charlotte, NC
  • Heavy Hitters, Mad Art Gallery, St. Louis, MO
  • Room 46/Project One Gallery, ArtPadSF, Phoenix Hotel, San Francisco, CA
  • Notorious, Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Marvelous Humans, Articulated Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Wasted, WWA Gallery, Culver City, CA
  • Ceci n’est pas une Galerie, Project One Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Sweeping of Giants, Old Crow, Oakland, CA
  • Hide Your Wife, Hide Your Children, Hosted by The Bold Italic, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA
  • The Have and Have Not Group Show, Varnish Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
  • Gag Me With a Toon 4, WWA Gallery, Culver City, CA
  • Beyond Reality, Temporary Contemporary, Sacramento, CA
  • Menagerie, Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2011

  • The Print show, 1AM Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Monster Show, Project One Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Genus, Species, Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Bad Dads II, Spoke Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • I Want My Music Video Show, Meltdown Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • Quentin VS. Coen: Round Three, Spoke Art Gallery-Beyond Eden Art Fair, Los Angeles, CA
  • Varnish ReLaunch Part I, Varnish Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
  • Candy Coated, New works by Robert Bowen, Lopo Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Willie & Snoop, R&R Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • Pieces of Eden, Modern Eden, San Francisco, CA
  • Quentin VS. Coen: Round Two, Spoke Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Paper View, Cotton Candy Machine, Brooklyn, NY
  • Big Trouble In Little China, Dragatomi, Sacramento, CA
  • RAW, The Uptown, Oakland, CA
  • Tiny Trifecta, Cotton Candy Machine, Brooklyn, NY
  • Lords Vs. CoBraS, Project One Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Brightness, Grass Hut, Portland, OR
  • Warhol Reimagined, Project One Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Menagerie, Modern Eden, San Francisco, CA
  • Gag Me With a Toon 3, Meltdown Comics, Los Angeles, CA
  • Inle, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles, CA
  • Old Wine, New Bottle, Archival Framing and Gallery, Sacramento, CA
  • Stand Tall 2, Old Crow, Oakland, CA
  • Magic Fucking Kingdom, MF Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2010

  • PRINT, First Amendment Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Living With Fur, A Bitchin’ Space, Sacramento, CA
  • Classic Monsters, Blonde Grizzly, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Truisms, a tribute to Jenny Holzer, Space Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Minimart, Upper Playground, Mexico City, MX
  • Bad Dads, Lopo Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Mr. Bill Murray, R&R Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • Dance Magic Dance, R&R Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • RAW, The Uptown, Oakland, CA
  • Beyond The Frame, Solomon Dubnick Gallery, Sacramento, CA
  • Magnanimous, Old Crow, Oakland, CA
  • Surreal Salon, Baton Rouge Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Best Friends Forever, R&R Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2009

  • Friends Stoning Friends, Jinxed, Philadelphia, PA
  • Heavy Hitterz, Art Whino, National Harbor, MD
  • The End is Near…, Babylon Falling, San Francisco, CA

2008

  • Solo Exhibit, Element Lounge, San Francisco, CA
  • Problem Child, solo exhibit, Archival Framing, Sacramento, CA
  • Crom, Varnish Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
  • American Gladiators, Lower Haters Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Art of the Cycle, Archival Framing, Sacramento, CA
  • Night of the Treeple, Club 6, San Francisco, CA

2007

  • Six Demon Bag, solo exhibit, Babylon Falling, San Francisco, CA
  • Ghouls and Girls, Toyroom Gallery, Sacramento, CA
  • People Who Hate People…That Paint People, ArtSF, San Francisco, CA
  • Underdogs, Perihelion Arts Gallery, Phoenix, AZ
  • Collabro, The Showroom, New York, NY
  • Art of the Cycle, Archival Framing, Sacramento, CA
  • Underdogs, Toyroom Gallery, Sacramento,CA
  • Don’t Say Motherfucker, Motherfucker!, MF Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2006

  • Collabro, Subject Matter, Costa Mesa, CA
  • Exquisite Corpse, Toyroom Gallery, Sacramento, CA
  • Art of the Cycle, Archival Framing, Sacramento, CA
  • Uplifting Vengeance Tour, Rx Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Triclops: A Three-Eyed Exhibit of the Absurd, Toyroom Gallery, Sacramento, CA
  • Collabro, Anno Domini Gallery, San Jose, CA

2005

  • Drippin’ With Sin, Toyroom Gallery, Sacramento, CA
  • Eye Candy Sideshow, James, Keneko Gallery, American River College, Sacramento, CA
  • Worst Case Scenario, 111 Minna, San Francisco, CA
  • Juxtapoz Presents: Eye of the Illuminati, CoproNason at Track 16 Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA
  • Art Auction, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
  • Drawn and Quartered, Subject Matter, Costa Mesa, CA
  • Yoohoo and Donuts, Varnish Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
  • Crocker Kingsley, Juried Exhibition, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
  • Cannibal Flower, CoproNason Gallery, Culver City, CA

2004

  • Small Treasures, Tower Framing and Design Gallery, Sacramento, CA
  • Anxiety and the Moral Misery, solo exhibit, Tower Gallery, Sacramento, CA
  • Galerie Macabre, Tower Framing and Design Gallery, Sacramento, CA
  • Two-person show, Rosemary’s Billy Goat  Odditorium, Silverlake, CA
  • Art of the Cycle, Archival Framing, Sacramento, CA
  • Monsters, Blue Space, Los Angeles, CA
  • Art Throb, Blue Space, Los Angeles, CA
  • Think Stains, N.A.C. Gallery, Portland OR
  • 50 Caliber, Tower Framing and Design Gallery, Sacramento CA
  • Tattoo Art Show, Toyroom Gallery, Sacramento CA
  • The Erotic Arts Festival, Passive Arts, Los Angeles, CA
  • Cold School, Las Vegas, NV
  • Gang Bang, Balazo Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Table for One, Tower Framing and Design Gallery, Sacramento, CA
  • Cowtown, Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento, CA
  • Raised in the Circus, Toyroom Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2003

  • Through the Looking Glass, Tower Framing and Design Gallery, Sacramento, CA
  • Monster Toy Closet, Evangeline’s, Sacramento, CA
  • Theory of Revolution, Katherine Gianacles Park for the Arts, Las Vegas, NV
  • Union Made, San Francisco, CA
  • Stroke and Follow Through, Hilltop Tavern and Pool Hall, Sacramento, CA
  • The Artists Arcana, Tower Framing and Design Gallery, Sacramento, CA
  • Sci-Fi Western, 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • What to See in 2003, Solomon Dubnick Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2002

  • Union Made, Balazo Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Pink Ink., Tower Framing and Design Gallery, Sacramento, CA
  • The Fine Art of Framing, Tower Framing and Design Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2001

  • Wet Paint, The Creamery Gallery, Oakland, CA
  • Solo Exhibit, Faux Gallery, Campbell, CA
  • Blobby: New Angular-Free Works by Robert Bowen and Karen Salinger, Build Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2000

  • Urban Frontier: An Eclectic Journey Through the Aerosol Art Movement, Merced Multicultural Art Center, Merced, CA

1999

  • Nothing to do with Hip-Hop, Anger Management Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1998

  • Academy of Art Sutter Street Gallery Window, San Francisco, CA
  • Academy of Art Spring Show, San Francisco, CA

1997

  • Piece Makers, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA

Selected Articles

  • 10 page feature, Juxtapoz Magazine, August 2012
  • Artist Profile, Juxtapoz Magazine, January 2011
  • Adam Saake, Brightly Colored Darkness, Submerge Magazine, Sacramento, CA. May 2010
  • Chris McCreary, An Interview With Robert Bowen, HI-Fructose.com, May 2010
  • Sean Stewart, “Studio Visit #2.” Juxtapoz.com, March 2010
  • Hunt, Aaron. “Robert Bowen – Interview.” The 405, online publication (www.thefourohfive.com), January 2009.
  • Goldman, Jessica. “Young at Art.” Sacramento Magazine, Sacramento, CA. March 2008.
  • Interview, Refused Magazine, Issue one, 2005
  • White, Tim. “Three-Ring Something.” Sacramento News & Review, Sacramento, CA. January 15, 2004.
  • White, Tim. “In With the New.” Sacramento News & Review, Sacramento, CA. January 16, 2003