Andrea Bowers

1965
Born in Wilmington, Ohio
 
Lives and works in Los Angeles, California
 
1992
M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA.
1987
B.F.A., Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.

Solo Exhibitions

2017
“Andrea Bowers and Marcos Erre,” Westmont Ridley Tree Museum, Santa Barbara, CA
 
“Andrea Bowers,” curated by Steven Matijcio, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
 
"Bureau of Feminism," Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
2016
"Triumph of Labor," Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles, CA
 
The United State v. Tim DeChristopher,” Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
 
“Andrea Bowers: Sanctuary,” curated by Sofia Hernandez Chong Chuy, Bronx Museum, New York, NY
 
"Whose Feminism is it Anyway?" Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY
 
Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
2015
"Self-Determination," Kaufmann Repetto, Milan, Italy
 
Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY
2014
"Andrea Bowers: #sweetjane," Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA
 
"In Situ-1: Andrea Bowers, Espace culturel Louis Vuitton, Paris, France
2013
"Cultivating the Courage to Sin", Capitain Petzel, Berlin, Germany
 
"Transformer Display for Community Fundraising: Phase 4," Tang Museum, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY (two-person show with Olga Koumoundouros)
2012
"Help the Work Along," Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
2011
"Ni Una Muerta Mas," curated by Anna Karetsi, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
 
"The New Womens Survival Guide," Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY
2010
Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
2009
"Mercy Mercy Me," Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY
 
"An Eloquent Woman," Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
2008
"Sanctuary," Van Horn, Dsseldorf, Germany
 
"The Weight of Relevance," ZKM/Zentrum fr Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe
2007
"The Weight of Relevance," The Power Plant, Toronto, curated by Gregory Burke
 
"The Weight of Relevance," Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, CA
 
"The Weight of Relevance," Secession, Vienna, Austria
2006
"Nothing is Neutral: Andrea Bowers," REDCAT, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Eungie Joo, traveling to: ArtPace, San Antonio, TX; St. Louis Museum,St. Louis, MO
 
"Vows," Halle fuer Kunst, eV, Lneburg, Germany
 
"Eulogies to One and Another," Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
 
Mehdi Chouakri, Berlin, Germany
 
"Letters to an Army of Three," Core Program, Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, curated by Mary Leclre
2005
"Culture of Choice," Van Horn, Dsseldorf, Germany
2004
"Soft Blockades Part 2," Magazin 4, Voralberger Kunstverein, Bregenz, Austria
 
"Soft Blockades," Mary Goldman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
 
"Nonviolent Civil Disobedience Training," Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY
2003
"Magical Politics," Chouakri Brahms, Berlin, Germany
2002
"Virtual Arena (catalogue)," Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY
 
"From Mouth to Ear, Goldman Tevis, Los Angeles, CA
 
"Box with Dance of Its Own Making, Chouakri Brahms, Berlin, Germany
2001
"Democracys Body Dance Dance Revolution, Art 32 Basel, Art Statements,
 
Basel, Switzerland, presented by Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY
2000
"Intimate Strangers, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY
 
"I Need a Hero, Institute of Visual Arts (INOVA), University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
 
"One and the Same Body, ARCO Project Room, Madrid, Spain, presented by Sara Meltzers on view, New York, NY 1301 PE, Los Angeles, CA
1999
"Moving Equilibrium, Sara Meltzers on view, New York, NY
1998
"Ohio (two-person show with Sam Durant), Dogenhaus Berlin, Berlin, Germany
 
"Spectacular Appearances, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
1997
"Spectacular Appearances in the Food Court, A project with the Santa Monica Museum of Art
 
Video Installation, Santa Monica Place Mall, Santa Monica, CA
 
Spanish Box, Santa Monica, CA
1994
"Damaged Goods, Bliss, Pasadena, CA
1993
FOOD HOUSE, Santa Monica, CA.

Group Exhibitions

2017
documenta 14, Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany
 
“Graphic Witness,” The Drawing Room, London, UK
 
“Resistance Training,” curated by Glen Helfand, Mills College, Oakland, CA
 
“Occupancy,” Boston University art Galleries, Boston, MA
 
“The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin,” The Jewish Museum, New York, NY
 
“The Intersectional Self,” The 8th Floor, The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation, New York, NY
 
“LA TERRA INQUIETA,” curated by Massimiliano Gioni, Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy
 
“Unfinished Conversations,” The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
2016
“Displacement: Symbols and Journeys,” Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, Winter Park, FL
 
"The Revolution Will Not Be Gray,” Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
 
“Take Me (I’m Yours),” Jewish Museum, New York, NY
 
“The Gildless Age,” curated by Denise Johnson, Torrence Art Museum, Torrence, CA
 
"Let There Be Light,” curated by Jens Hoffman, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
 
“Frozen World of the Familiar Stranger,” KADIST, San Francisco, CA
 
“The Gildless Age,” Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
2015
"Drawing Now," Albertina, Vienna, Austria
 
Unpacking Our Library, Capitain Petzel, Berlin, Germany
 
When Artists Speak Truth The 8th Floor, New York, NY
 
"The Bottom Line," S.M.A.K., Gent, Belgium
 
"Citizen," Tate Modern, London, UK
 
“Agitprop!” Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
 
A Voice Remains, Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London, UK
 
Words, Words, Words, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
2014
"Grip friheten! Take Liberty! Museum of Contemporary Art," Nationalmuseum, Oslo, Norway
 
"Pace Gems," Linda Pace Foundation, San Antonio, TX
 
Lavenir (looking forward), La Biennale de Montral, curated by Gregory Burke, Peggy Gale, Lesley Johnstone and Mark Lanctt, Montral, Quebec, Canada
 
Burning down the house, 10th Gwangju Biennale, curated by Jessica Morgan, South Korea
 
2014 SITE Lines: SITE Santa Fe Biennial, Santa Fe, NM
 
Post-Picasso: Contemporary Artists Responses to his Life and Art, Museu Picasso, Barcelona, Spain
 
"The Sunken Living Room," Franklin Street Works, Stamford, CT
 
"If I can't dance to it, it's not my revolution," Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College, PA
 
Andrea Bowers and Susanne Lacy, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
 
"The Other Side: Chinese and Mexican Immigration to America," USC Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, CA; traveled to Asia Society Texas Center, Houston TX (2015)
2013
"Arctic, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark
 
The Past is Present, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, MI
 
"Labour and Wait", Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
 
"Approximately Infinite Universe", Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA
 
Utah Biennial of Contemporary Art, In collaboration with Cori Redstone, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Mondo, UT
 
"Selections from the Grunwald Center and the Hammer Contemporary Collection", UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
2012
Make Liverpool a City of Sanctuary, Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art, Liverpool, England, UK
 
"The Living Years: Art after 1989" Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
 
The Residue of Memory, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
 
Audience as Subject Part 2: Extra Large, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
 
No Person May Carry a Fish into a Bar, curated by Julian Hoeber and Alix Lambert, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
 
Drawn from Photography, DePaul Art Museum, Chicago, IL
 
Malas Artes, Galera Nieves Fernndez, Madrid, Spain
 
Go Tell It On The Mountain, Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
 
Five Acts: Chronicles of Dissent, Marginal Utility, Philadelphia, PA
 
Femmescapes, Lenore Pereira & Rich Niles private gallery, San Francisco, CA
 
Nothing Beside Remains, collaboration with Shizu Saldamando, a project with LAND, Marfa, TX
2011
Why I Never Became a Dancer, Sammlung Goetz im Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
 
Drawn from Photography, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
 
"Body Gesture", Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
 
I Am Still Alive: Politics and Everyday Life in Contemporary Drawing, The Museum of Modern Art, NY
 
Word Is., Luckman Art Gallery, California State University, Los Angeles, CA
 
Greater LA, curated by Benjamin Godsill, Eleaonor Cayre and Joel Mesler, New York, NY
 
In Process, Ann 330 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2010
The Artists Museum: Los Angeles Artists 1980-2010, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
 
The Politics of Art, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
 
The Last Newspaper The New Museum, New York, NY
 
Sisters, Brothers & Others, Claremont University East Gallery, Claremont, CA
 
Everything is Political, FOCA Fellowship exhibition, Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
 
In the Balance: Art for a Changing World, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
 
The Seventh House, Edgar Arceneaux, Andrea Bowers, Olga Koumoundouros, Rodney McMillian, Charles Gaines, Nery Gabriel Lemus, Project Row Houses, Houston, TX
 
The Road to Hell is Paved, Las Cienegas Projects, Los Angeles, CA
 
Cycle 8: Stowaways, The Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Araba, Spain, curated by Elke Krystufek, part of the exhibition series PASSWORDS, New Representation on Femininity
 
Collection: MOCAs First Thirty Years (1980 Now), The Geffen Contemporary at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles, CA
 
Inaugural Group Exhibition, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA
 
Love in a Cemetery, 18th Street Art Center, Santa Monica, CA
2009
"Andrea Bowers and Suzanne Lacy: Your Donations Do Our Work, Sweeney Art Gallery, University of California Riverside, Riverside, CA (January 31, 2009 - March 28, 2009)
 
"DAS GESPINST", collection Schrmann at Museum Abteilberg, Mnchengladbach, Germany
 
Multitud Singular: El arte de resistir, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
2008
"Wunderkammer Lneburg, Halle fr Kunst, Lneburg, Germany
 
California Biennial 2008, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA (October 26, 2008 - March 15, 2009)
 
"Progress, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
 
"Index: Conceptualism in California from the Permanent Collection, The Geffen Contemporary at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles, CA
 
"nach/sichten. Video works from the Goetz Collection, Edith Russ Site for Media Art in Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany, curated by Sabine Himmelsbach and Stephan Urbaschek
2008-2009
"Proyecto Civico / Civic Project, Centro Cultural Tijuana (CECUT), Tijuana, Mexico, curated by Lucia Sanroman and Ruth Estevez
2008
"Memory is your image of perfection, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA
 
"Southern Exposure: Works from the Collection of the MCA San Diego, Museum of Contemporary Art, Syndey, Australia, curated by Rachel Kent and Dr. Stephanie Hanor
 
"Currents: Recent Acquisitions, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington DC
 
"The Way That We Rhyme: Women, Art and Politics, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco
 
"We Remember The Sun, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
 
"Amateurs, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA, curated by Ralph Rugoff
 
"La Mirada Iracunda / The Furious Gaze," Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain, co-curated by M. Reiley
 
"Small Things End," Great Things Endure, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA (curated by Jill Dawsey and Maria Del Carmen Carrion)
 
"Furious Gaze," Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
2007
"Read me! Text in Art," The Armory Center for the Arts, Los Angeles
 
"Radical Hospitality," The Suburban, Chicago, IL
 
"Nothing Moments Projects," Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Steven Hull and Tami Demaree
 
"space.gaze.desire,"Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen, curated by Sanne Kofod Olsen
 
"Classe de Danse," Madonna fust Galerie, Bern, Switzerland, curated by Alessio Fransoni and Ilari Valbonesi
 
"The California Files: Re-Viewing Side Effects of Cultural Memory," CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, San Francisco, curated by Ariane Beyn
 
"Tanzen Sehen," Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Seigen, Germany
 
"The Evil," Galerie Gebr. Lehmann, Dresden, Germany, curated by Raimar Stange
 
"OHIO, Gahlberg Gallery, McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL
 
"Encore," Gallery 40000, Chicago, IL, curated by Huey Copeland and Hannah Feldman
2006
"Personal Affairs," Morsbroich Museum, Leverkusen, Germany
 
"particulate matter," Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA (curated by Glen Helfand)
 
"20 jahre NAK," Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen
 
"Prevailing Climate," Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY
 
"First Artist Defines Meaning," Camera Austria, Kunsthaus Graz, Austria
 
"Human Game," Fondazione Pitti Discovery, Florence, Italy (curated by Francesco Bonami, Maria Luisa Frisa, and Stefano Tonchi)
 
"This is not a Love Song," Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City,
 
"Anticipation," Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL (curated by Karen Irvine)
 
"Art for our sake!, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
 
"Welcome Home, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York
 
"Jump CutNights (a symposium on choreographic structures in moving images) and "Videoperformancestories told through movement, Cinema of Museum Ludwig, Cologne (curated by Georg Elben)
2005
"Monuments for the USA, curated by Ralph Rugoff, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA, traveling to White Columns, New York, NY
 
"REALIT;-)T, curated by Andreas Meier with Dr. Stephan Urbaschek, Sammlung Goetz, Seedamm Kulturzentrum, Switzerland
 
"Estacion Tijuana," Tijuana, Mexico
 
Mary Goldman, Los Angeles, CA
 
"Old News, curated by Jacob Fabricius, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
 
"New Tapestries, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY
 
"Nonviolent Civil Disobedience Training, (screening), Kunsthalle Basel, Art/Film, Art/ 36/Basel, Switzerland
 
"Fast Forward, Media Art From the Goetz Collection, Conde Duque Centro Cultural, Madrid, Spain
2004
"100 Artists See God, curated by John Baldessari and Meg Cranston; traveled to: The Jewish Museum San Francisco,CA; Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA; Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England; Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA; Albright College Freedman Art Gallery, Reading, PA; Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, TN
 
"Dance Dance Revolution, curated by Matthew Lyons & Lanka Tattersall, The Leroy Neiman Gallery at Columbia University, New York, NY
 
"Victory 2004, Ronald Felman, New York, NY
 
"kurzdavordanach, curated by von Wilhelm Schrmann, Die Photographische Sammlung/ SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne, Germany
 
"The Freedom Salon, Deitch Projects, New York, NY
 
"Drawings, Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
 
Whitney Biennial, curated by Chrissie Iles, Shamim Momin, and Debra Singer, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
2003
"Fast Forward, Media Works from the Goetz Collection between Ethno-Narration and Formal Innovation, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
 
"Rendered, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY
 
"Yard: An exhibition about the private landscape that surrounds suburban domestic architect, curated by Robyn Donohue and Alyson Baker, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY
 
"Extended Play: Art Remixing Music, curated by Simon Rees, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
 
"C.O.L.A. 2003, Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Art Park, Los Angeles, CA
 
"Conversations, curated by Connie Butler, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
2002
Videodrome II, curated by Dan Cameron, Anne Barlow, Johanna Burton and Anne Ellegood, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY; traveled to: Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA; Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC; Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston, ME
 
"Time-Share, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY
 
"Remix: Contemporary Art and Pop (catalogue), curated by Simon Wallis, Tate Liverpool, England
 
"DV Noir: Video Art from Under the Shadow of Hollywood, curated by Rodolfo Sanchez, Museum at California Center for the Arts, Escondido, CA
 
"LA On My Mind: Recent Acquisitions from MOCAs Collection, curated by Michael Darling, MOCA at The Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA
 
"Gallery Group Show, Goldman Tevis, Los Angeles, CA
 
"New Heimat, curated by Nicolaus Schafhausen, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
 
"Retake (catalogue), curated by Susanne Titz and Ulrike Groos, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen, Germany
 
"Untitled (Bowers, Hamilton, Schwarz, Steinfeld), curated by Christine Bisetto and Steffen Boddeker, Haggerty Gallery, University of Dallas, Irving, TX
 
"Casino 2001 (catalogue), curated by Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn, Stedelijk Museum for Actual Kunst, Ghent, Belgium
2001
"Everybody Now, curated by Katy Siegel, The Bertha & Karl Leubsdorf Gallery, Hunter College, New York
 
"Subject Plural (catalogue), curated by Paola Morsiani, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX
 
"False Start, curated by Cecilia Brunson, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
 
"Making Time: Considering Time as a Material in Contemporary Film & Video (catalogue), curated by Amy Cappellazzo, Armand Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA; PBICA, Palm Beach, FL
2000
"Video Take, Stuc en Hedendaagse Kunsten, De Openabare Bibliotheek, Leuven, Belgium
 
"Radar Love, curated by David Pagel, Galleria Marabini, Bologna, Italy
 
"Game On, curated by Sara Meltzer. Essay by Jenelle Porter and Conny Purtill, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY
 
"Moving Pictures, Galerie Tommy Lund, Copenhagen, Denmark
1999
"Painting: Fore and Aft, ACME, Los Angeles, CA
 
"Drawing the Line, curated by Kirk Delman, Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery,Scripps College, Claremont,
 
"Venus, curated by Habib Kheradyar, Arc, Vienna, Austria
 
"Motion Studies, curated by Michael Darling, Kunsthallen Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense, Denmark
 
"Transfer, curated by Rosanne Alstatt Videonale-Intermezzo, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany
 
"Living Theatre (catalogue), curated by Diana Thater and Hildegund Amanshauser, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, Austria
 
"Im the Boss of Myself (catalogue), curated by Sara Meltzer. Essay by Amy Cappellazzo, Sara Meltzer, New York, NY
 
"Me Mine, curated by Julie Joyce and Mike Mehring, Luckman Fine Arts Gallery, California State University, Los Angeles, CA
 
Group Exhibition, curated by Susie Allen for Virgin Atlantic Airways, Virgin Atlantic VIP Lounge, Newark Airport, Newark, NJ
 
"Video Cult/tures (catalogue), ZKM, Museum of Contemporary Art, Karlsruhe, Germany
 
"More Than Meets the Eye (catalogue), curated by Wilhelm Schuermann, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany
1998
"Unfinished History (catalogue), curated by Francesco Bonami, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
 
"Guarene Arte 98:, (catalogue), Selected by Douglas Fogle, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo per larte, Torino, Italy
 
"In the Polka Dot Kitchen (catalogue), curated by Sally Elesby and Anne Ayres, Otis Gallery and Armory Center, Los Angeles, CA
 
"Time Dilates, Three Day Weekend, New York, NY
 
"Kamikaze, curated by Monica Bonvicini, Marstall, Berlin, Germany
 
"Phoenix Triennial (catalogue), curated by David Rubin, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
 
"Love at the End of the Tunnel, or the Beginning of a Smart New Day, curated by Marilu Knode, Center of Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA (catalogue)
 
"Wings of Desire, curated by Michelle Guy, Walter McBean Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
 
"Three Day Weekend, curated by Dave Muller, Los Angeles, CA
 
"Youth Studies, curated by Brad Spence, POSTdowntown, Los Angeles, CA
1997
"Places That Are Elsewhere, curated by Diana Thater, David Zwirner Gallery, New York, NY
 
"Quartzose, curated by Michael Darling, Galleri Tommy Lund, Copenhagen, Denmark
 
"The Summer of Love, Fotouhi Cramer Gallery, New York, NY
 
"Hot Coffee, curated by Thomas Lawson, Artists Space, New York, NY
1996
"True.BLISS (catalogue), Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
 
"Trying/Pattern, Chance, a project by Art Center College, Whisky Petes, NV
 
":Open House (catalogue), curated by John OBrien, Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
 
"Space Space, curated by Stephen Hartzog, POST, Los Angeles, CA
 
"Ether, curated by Michelle Guy, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
 
"Report from Spring Training, Spanish Box, Santa Barbara, CA
1995
"Neotoma, Otis Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
 
"Redevelopment, curated by Stephen Hartzog & Rick Pirro
 
"Couldnt Get Ahead (catalogue & CD), curated by Adam McEwen, Independent Artists Space, London, England
 
"Three Day Weekend Takes an Extended Working Vacation, In Rezone at Diverse Works, Houston, TX
 
"People-Going Places-Doing Things, N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago, IL
 
"Pretty, FOOD HOUSE, Santa Monica, CA
1994
"Thanks-The Works Is Not For Sale But Up For Barter, Three Day Weekend, Los Angeles, CA
 
"Daves Not Here, Three Day Weekend, Los Angeles, CA
 
"Thanks Again, FOOD HOUSE, Santa Monica, CA
 
"Second Skin, curated by Charles LaBelle, Espace, San Francisco, CA
 
"Bad Girls (catalogue), curated by Marcia Tucker, New Museum, New York, NY
 
"Utter Realities, curated by Randy Sommer, Cerritos College Fine Art Gallery, Cerritos College, Norwalk,
 
"PARANOID, co-organized by Sam Durant, M*Y*T*H* Series at the Brewery, Los Angeles, CA
 
"The Power of Positive Thinking, curated by Sam Durant, FOOD HOUSE, Santa Monica, CA
1993
"Loose Slots, curated by Richard Kuhlenshmidt, Temporary Contemporary, Las Vegas, NV
 
"Heaven Missing, Jose Freire Gallery, New York, NY
 
"Melancholic Consolation and Cynicism," Kuenstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
 
Ruth Bloom Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
 
"Thank You, FOOD HOUSE, Santa Monica, CA
 
FOOD HOUSE Visits the Art Store Gallery, curated by FOOD HOUSE The Art Store, Los Angeles, CA
 
"Public & Private Pleasure, curated by Lauren Lesko, Nomadic Sites, Los Angeles
 
"Cherry Bomb, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
 
"Imp of the Perverse, curated by Alisa Tager, Sally Hawkins Gallery, New York, NY
1992
"Skinned Eyes/Skin Dye, curated by Tyler Stallings, The Bridge Gallery, Los Angeles City Hall, Los Angeles, CA
 
The FAR Bazaar, Foundation for Art Resources Inc., Federal Reserve Building, Los Angeles, CA
 
"Good Design, organized by Jorge Pardo & Pae White,Nomadic Sites, Pasadena, CA
 
"Afterthought, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
1991
"Window on L.A., curated by David Pagel, L.A. Art Fair, Los Angeles, CA
 
"Tales From The Creeps, Marc Richards Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

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Ricciardi, Nicola, Nothing is neutral: an interview with Andrea Bowers, Mousse Magazine, February
2014
Shen Goodman, Matthew, "Frieze New York Reaches Agreement With Unions," Art in America online, April 10 (link)
 
Lescaze, Zoe, "Frieze New York, Unions Reach Agreement in Art Fair Labor Dispute," Gallerist NY, April 9 (link)
 
Newhall, Edith, "Galleries: A long-forgotten artist, 1960s anarchy, and clay," The Philadelphia Inquirer, April 28 (link)
 
Fisch, Sarah, "'Pace Gems:' Flawless Pieces, Gorgeous Setting Lost in a Jumble," San Antonio Current, April 30 (link)
 
Maloney, Patricia, "Episode 447: Andrea Bowers, #sweetjane", Bad at Sports (audio interview), March 24 (link)
 
Landi, Ann, "the Cutting-Edge to Santa Fe," ARTNews, Summer (link)
 
Knight, Christopher, Year in Review: Christopher Knights Best Art Shows of 2014, Los Angeles Times, December 19
 
Knight, Christopher, Year in Review: Christopher Knights Best Art Shows of 2014, Los Angeles Times, December 19
 
Morgan, Jessica, Burning Down the House, Gwangju Biennale 2014 Exhibition Catalogue, October
 
Bowers, Andrea, Feminists, Art in America, December
 
Byrd, Cathy, Fresh Talk: Andrea Bowers, Fresh Art International, October 2
 
Cooper, Ashton, ` on Futurity: 5 Works at the Montal Bienniale, ArtInfo, October 28
 
Smith, William S., SITElines.2014: Unsettled Lanscapes, Art in America, November
 
Byrd, Cathy, Fresh Talk: Andrea Bowers, Fresh Art International, October 2 (link)
 
Munro, Cait, At Montreal Biennial Artists Tackle Sexual Politics in the 21st Century, artnet, November 3
 
Galan, Manuela, Paris Top 10 Contemporary Art Exhibitions this Summer, The Culture Trip, August
 
Fleury, Claire, Ile-de-France: 5 expos ne pas manquer, Le nouvel Observateur, September 20
 
Maloney, Patricia, All You Protest Kids, You Can Hear Jack Say, Sweet Jane, The Brooklyn Rail, September 4
 
Bowers, Andrea, and Lacy, Suzanne, After the Slumber Party, The Brooklyn Rail, September 4
 
Landi, Anne, Documenting the Americas: Art With a Politicla Bent, but the Messages Are Seldom Heavy-Handed, The Wall Street Journal, September 2
 
Travers, Andrew, Anderson Ranch hosts Opie and women artists symposium, The Aspen Times, July 29
 
Sanromn, Lucia, Andrea Bowers, catalog for Unsettled Landscapes, SITE Santa Fe, NM, Summer
 
Weiderman, Paul, SITE Santa fe Andrea Bowers: The art of activism, Santa Fe New Mexican, July 18
 
Hanson, Sarah, Pushing Boundaries: SITE Santa Fes Reimagined Biennial, ArtInfo, July 18
 
Landi, Ann, Bringing the Cutting-Edge to Santa Fe, ARTnews, Summer
 
Germack, Diane, Louis Vuitton rend homage aux femmes, luxurydesign, July 15
 
Joyce, Erin, A First Look at the New SITE Santa Fe Biennial, Hyperallergic, July 31
 
Cristello, Stephanie, Unsettled Landscapes: An Interview with Andrea Bowers, ARTslant, July
 
Hirsh, Jennie, A New Chapter for SITE Santa Fes Biennial, Art in America, June 13
 
Groppo, Pierre, In Situ 1: Espace Culturel Louis Vuitton gives Andrea Bowers carte blanche, Vogue Paris, June 4
 
Gelsomini, Tina, BNLMTL 2014 // Andrea Bowers, The Seen: Chicagos International Online Journal of Contemporary at Modern Art, May 27
 
Fisch, Sarah, 'Pace Gems:' Flawless Pieces, Gorgeous Setting Lost in a Jumble, San Antonio Current, April 30
 
Fisch, Sarah, 'Pace Gems:' Flawless Pieces, Gorgeous Setting Lost in a Jumble, San Antonio Current, April 30
 
Knight, Christopher, " Review: '#sweetjane' fuses art, a horrific crime to powerful effect," Los Angeles Times, February 18 (link)
 
Bodin, Claudia, "Die Kunst, dagegen zu sein," Art Magazin, February
 
Buckley, Annie, "Investigating Steubenville: Andrea Bowers' #sweetjane," KCET Artbound, February 6 (link)
 
Yoshimura, Courtney, "500 Words: Andrea Bowers," Artforum.com, January 21 (link)
 
"March Preview: Andrea Bowers," Art, February
 
Willette, Jeanne, "Preview: Andrea Bowers at Pomona College Museum of Art," ArtScene, January
2013
Geiser, Kirsa, "Review: Andrea Bowers, 'Cultivating the Courage to Sin,' at Capitain Petzel," Spike Art Quarterly, Winter
 
Mania, Astrid, "Critics' Picks: Andrea Bowers at Capitain Petzel," Artforum, October 16
 
Ruthe, Ingeborg, "Ihre Freunde, die Bume: Andrea Bowers, Capitain Petzel," Berliner Zeitung, October 15
 
Cheng, Scarlet, Labour and Wait displays the melding of art and craft, Los Angeles Times, August 31
 
Drohojowska-Philp, Hunter, Art Talk: Labour and Wait at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, KCRW, August 15
 
Foster, Kenneth J, Audience as Subject, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, (Exhibition Catalog)
 
McGuire, Mary, Andrea Bowers, Labour and Wait exhibition catalogue, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, July
 
Joyce, Julie, Labour and Wait, exhibition catalogue, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, July
 
Bodin, Claudia, Der Wichtigste Kunstmarkt Der Welt, ART Das Kunstmagazin, May 14
 
Smith, Roberta, 40 Nations, 1,000 Artists and One Island, New York Times, May 10 (link)
 
Bodin, Claudia, Noch Mehr Lrm, ART Das Kunstmagazin, May 10
 
Heddaya, Mostafa, Andrea Bowers Protest letters Taken Down Overnight at Frieze, Hyperallergic, May 10
 
Kinsella, Eileen, Labor Activists Return to Protest Frieze, Will Speak Out at Nato Thompson Talk, ArtInfo, May 10
 
Kjellburg, Ann, Not Fair: Artist Andrea Bowers Writes to the Organizers of the Frieze Art Fair, Little Star, May 10
 
Sutton, Benjamin, Andrea Bowers Hangs Letter Decrying Friezes Labor Practices in Susanne Vielmetters Booth, ArtInfo, May 9
 
Lescaze, Zo, Union Members Protest Frieze Labor Policy, Andrea Bowers Joins the Fray, Gallerist NY, May 5
 
Willette, Jeanne, "Preview: Andrea Bowers at Pomona College Museum of Art," ArtScene, January
2012
Crow, Kelly, Art Basel: From Bargains to Billionaires, The Wall Street Journal, December 7
 
Heyman, Marshall, The Insanity of Art Basel, The Wall Street Journal, December 6
 
Bodin, Claudia, Art Basel Miami Beach: Und ewig lockt der Knstler, Art das Kunstmagazin, December 7
 
Kellaway, Brooke, Letters to the Army of Three: Andrea Bowers on Abortion, Then and Now, Walker Art Center, December 3
 
Three Friends Walk Into A Gallery, Revising Loneliness, November 6
 
Richard, Frances, Andrea Bowers, Artforum, Winter
 
Knight, Christopher, "A timely, spirited protest at 'Work'", LA Times, October 5
 
Heldebro, Johanna, "Interview with Andrea Bowers, LAURA, Issue No. 8, Autumn
 
Proctor, Jacob, The Residue of Memory, Exhibition Catalogue, Aspen Art Museum
 
Moshayedi, Aram, No Person May Carry a Fish into a Bar, Artforum.com Critics Pick, August
 
Clayton, Campbell, Shamim Momin, Art Voices Magazine, Issue 38, June/July
 
Edwards, Jeff, Never Forgotten: The Art and Activism of Andrea Bowers, ArtPulse, No. 11, Spring
 
"Five Acts: Chronicles of Dissent", edited by Yaelle Amir, David Dempewolf and Yuka Yokoyama, Marginal Utility
 
Green, Emily. L.A. activists try to stop woodlands from becoming sediment dumps, High Country News, May 14
 
Buszek, Maria Elena Necessary Positions in Feminist Art: A Conversation, Art Journal, Spring
 
Jacobson, Heidi Zuckerman, The Kids Are Alright, Huffington Post, April 30
 
Audience as Subject Puts Spotlight on the Spectator at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Huffingtonpost.com, February 15
 
Smith, Roberta. Promising Tyros Join an Art Fair Club, New York Times, March 9
 
Kiyoizumi, A.J. Art Show Examines Audiences, The Daily Californian, February 22
 
Prestianni, Sam. Mob Rules, San Francisco Weekly, February 15
 
Richard, Frances. Andrea Bowers, Artforum, January
 
Rochester, Katherine. Five Acts: Chronicles of Dissent, Artforum.com, February 16
 
Thompson, Dale. Meeting Ground: 2012 Artist in Residence Andrea Bowers combines Art and Activism, March 6
 
27 Questions for Art Activist Andrea Bowers, ArtInfo International, January 4
2011
Bruce, Caitlin, Looking for the Political at Art Basel, Art Threat, December 19
 
Cotter, Holland. Complacency Butts Up Against Game Changers, New York Times December 16
 
Andrea Bowers. The New Yorker. December 12
 
Rabel, Eduardo Alexander. Something for Everyone. Artslant.co, December 9
 
Lookofsky, Sarah. Critics Pick - Andrea Bowers. Artforum.com, December 8
 
Gilbert, Alan. Andrea Bowerss The New Womans Survival Catalog. Art-agenda.com, December 8
 
Sledge, Matt. Occupy Art Basel Remains Elusive, But One Occupation Shoots Up In Miami Beach, huffingtonpost.com, December 2
 
Rosenberg, Karen. Art Fair: Business Over Activism. New York Times, December 2
 
Loos, Ted. Ten Things to Look Forward to at Art Basel in Miami. Vogue, November 28
 
Bloom, Lisa. Glasberg, Elena. Disappearing Ice and Missing Data: Climate Change in the Visual Culture of the Polar Regions. Far Field: Digital Culture, Climate Change, and the Poles, November
 
Lacy, Suzanne. It Speaks to Me. Los Angeles Tim, September 21
 
Diaz, Eva. Drawn from Photography. ArtForum, Summer
 
Rosenow, Romina. The Treet Watchers. Pasadena Magazine, July
 
Cromer, Mark. Incarceration to Installation. Artillery, May/June
 
Scott, Andrea K. Drawn From Photography. The New Yorker, March 21
 
Rosenberg, Karen. Drawn From Photography. New York Times: Weekend Arts, February 25
 
Rosenberg, Karen, Authorship or Translation? Notes Toward Redefining Creativity, The New York Times, February 24
 
Dorfman, John. The Lens and the Pencil. Art & Antiques, February
 
Finkel, Jori, Artist-activist Andrea Bowers arrested in tree-sitting protest in Arcadia, Los Angeles Times, January 13
 
Finkel, Jori, Artist Andrea Bowers turns activist, Los Angeles Times, January 12
 
Lawson, Thomas. A Story about Civil Disobedience and Landscape: Interview with Andrea Bowers. East of Borneo, January
 
Morgan, Margaret. Home Truths, in The M Word, edited by Myrel Chernick and Jennie Klein. Demeter Press
 
Gilman, Claire. Drawn from Photography. Exhibition catalog. The Drawing Center, New York
 
DiQuinzio, Apsara. The Air We Breathe: Artists and Poets Reflect on Marriage Equality. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
 
Rethinking Contemporary Art and Multicultural Education. Edited by Eungie Joo, Joseph Keehn II, Jenny Ham-Roberts. Routledge
 
Why I Never Became a Dancer, Exhibition Catalog, Sammlung Goetz im Haus der Kunst, Hatje Cantz
 
Goetz, Igvild, Why I Never Became a Dancer, at Sammlung Goetz, Munich | Essays: Goetz, Ingvild On this Exhibition: Urbaschek, Stephan On Younglings, Maidens, Dandies, Bobby-soxers, Hooligans, Rowdies, Teenagers and Avatars; Verreet, Isabelle Andrea Bowers, Democracys Body Dance Dance Revolution, 2001
 
Szupinska, Joanna, Andrea Bowers, ArtUS, No. 30
2010
Barton, Greg. Graphite Testimony. The Last Times December
 
Young, Paul. The New Garde. Angeleno Magazine December
 
Gilman, Claire. "Marking Politics: Drawing as Translation in Recent Art." Art Papers, Fall
 
Zellen, Jody, Andrea Bowers, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Artillery, September/October
 
Henson, Julie, The Political Landscape, a conversation with Andrea Bowers, Daily Serving, August 7
 
Barliant, Claire, The Last Newspaper, Time Out New York, November 1
 
Miles, Christopher, Andrea Bowers at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, LA Weekly, July 29
 
Knight, Christopher, Other Side of the Dream, Los Angeles Times, July 9
 
Mizota, Sharon, "The Guide," Los Angeles Times, May 7
 
Beck, Graham T, Andrea Bowers at Andrew Kreps, Frieze, Issue 129, March
 
Mizota, Sharon, Love in a Cemetery at the 18th Street Art Center, Los Angeles Times, February 26
 
Duncan, David, Andrea Bowers at Andrew Kreps, Art in America, January
 
ONeill-Butler, Lauren, Andrea Bowers at Andrew Kreps, Artforum, January
 
Bowers, Andrea. "Andrea Bowers in conversation with Tucker Stilley." Jacob, Mary Jane and Michelle Grabner, editors, The Studio Reader. The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2010.
 
California Community Foundation Fellowship for Visual Artists 2009. CCF Foundation, Los Angeles.
 
Dean, Bec. "Raquel Ormella and Andrea Bowers: Life in the Balance." Art and Australia, Volume 48, No. 1
 
In the Balance: Art for a Changing World. Exhibition catalogue. Curated by Rachel Kent, Glenn Barkley, Anna Davis and Keith Munro, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
 
Politics of Art. Exhibition Catalog. Curated by Anna Kafetsi, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, 2010.
2009
Cotter, Holland, Golden Oldies All Over Chelsea, New York Times, December 4
 
Mizota, Sharon, Andrea Bowers and Suzanne Lacy, Art Papers, November/December
 
Amir, Yaelle, Eco-Action, Art Slant New York, November 22
 
Emerling Susan, Laton: the little California town that served as a muse, Los Angeles Times, April 26
 
Luna, Marcela Quiroz, Proyecto Cvico / Civic Project at Centro Cultural Tijuana- CECUT, Latin Art, Spring
 
Dean, Jennifer, Exhibit at UCR pairs art, clothing drive for needy, The Press-Enterprise, March 11
 
Buckley, Annie, Andrea Bowers and Suzanne Lacy, Art Forum, March 6
 
Cheng, Scarlet, Irvine Shines at OC: 2008 California Biennial at the Orange County Museum of Art, Artillery magazine, March
 
Dambrot, Shana Nys, Andrea Bowers and Suzanne Lacys Progressive Home Economics, THE Magazine Los Angeles, February/March
 
Calder, Diane, Previews of Exhibitions: Andrea Bowers and Suzanne Lacy, Art Scene, February
 
Lehrer-Graiwer, Sarah, Museum Preview: 2008 California Biennial, Art Forum, January
 
I thought California would be different: The 2008 California Biennial in light of the presidential election, DBartmag.com, 2009
2008
Artists Project: Andrea Bowers, Switch 1.1 : A Biannual Magazine Published by The Power Plant, Winter
 
Pincus, Robert, State of Mind, San Diego Union Tribune, December 14
 
Wagley, Catherine, The Best Kind of Boring: 2008 California Biennial, dailyserving.com, December 1
 
Christopher Knight, Critics Choices, Los Angeles Times, November 16
 
Estves, Ruth and Lucia Sandromn Ed., Proyecto Civico Project, Centro Cultural Tijuana (CECUT), Mateus Books, November
 
Boem, Mike. "3 L.A. Artists Get Fellowship," Los Angeles Times, November 11, 2008, p. E-3
 
Knight, Christopher, Dont Take It Lying Down, Los Angeles Times, November 4
 
Aeppel; LVR, 2008 California BiennialUnder Beautiful Smog, ovationtv.com, November 4
 
The 2008 California Biennale, The Santa Barbara New Press, October 31
 
The Orange County Museum of Art Presents the 2008 California Biennale, artdaily.org, October 26
 
Chang, Richard, A Broader Biennial, Orange County Register, October 26
 
Buitron, Michael, 2008 California Biennial at the OCMA and Beyond, Leap Into the Void (blog), October 25
 
Chang, Richard, California Biennial reaches beyond the Golden State, The Arts Blog, ocregister.com, October 24
 
Firstenberg, Lauri, 2008 California Biennial. Exhibition catalogue. Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA, October
 
Schwarting, Jen, Progress, The Brooklyn Rail, October
 
Kecskes, Alex, A Rich Palette of Talent, 944 Magazine, October
 
2008 California Biennial, THE Magazine, October
 
Melrod, George, A Questioning Biennial, Interview with Lauri Firstenberg, Art Ltd., November
 
Andrea Bowers in Conversation with Catherine Opie, Catalogue, Art Resources Transfer, Canada: Westcan, Edited by Alejandro Cesarco
 
OConnell, Brian, Ghostly Media: What Would an Invoking Media Look Like?, Art & Research, Volume 2, Number 1, Summer
 
Morrone, Francis. "Changing Times, Changing Notions: 'Progress' At the Whitney," The New York Sun, August 14
 
Myers, Julian, "Amateurs," Frieze, September
 
Rugoff, Ralph, "Other Experts," Amateurs. Exhibition catalogue. CCA Wattis, San Francisco
 
Schwarting, Jen, "Progress," The Brooklyn Rail, October
 
Harmanci, Reyhan, Face of Femminism: Small Things End, Great Things Endure, San Francisco Chronicle, January 17
 
Bryan-Wilson, Julia, Preview: The Way That We Rhyme, Artforum, January
 
Krishtalka, Sholem, A Furious Embrace: Not a soft downy comforter, Xtra! January 7
2007
Borchhardt-Birbaumer, Brigitte, "Modelle einer kritischen Gegenwartskunst, Wiener Zeitung, February 22
 
Pagel, David. "It Pays to Be Booksmart and Streetwise, Los Angeles Times, December 28
 
Stange, Raimar, The Evil (exhibition catalogue) Galerie Gebr. Lehmann, Dresden, Germany, December
 
Fragoza, Carribean, "LAXART Benefit Art Auction Draws Energetic Crowds and Funds, Flash Art Online, November 16
 
Prickett, Sarah Nicole, "Art-Hopping: Power Plant, Gallery TPW, Deluca Fine Arts, Torontoist, Nov. 29
 
Food, Brian, "Going Out: Things to do and People to See in T.O. this week, Globe and Mail, November 24
 
Buckley, Annie, "A Handmades Tale: Andrea Bowers Bears Witness to the Equilibrium Between Art and Activism, A & U Magazine, September
 
Patterson, Carrie, "Andrea Bowers: The Weight of Relevance, Art Circles, Issue #5, Fall
 
Moshayedi, Aram, "Andrea Bowers: Los Angeles, Art Papers, July/August
 
Schmidt, Eva. "Tanzen Sehen", Exhibition catalogue. Museum fr Gegenwartskunst Siegen
 
Mizota, Sharon, "Filling the Gap, art ltd, July
 
Mizota, Sharon, "Politics sewn to art, panel by quilt-like panel, Los Angeles Times, June 9
 
Bowers, Andrea. "Beyond Drawing". Art on Paper, Vol. 11 (May/June 2007), p.66-68.
 
Pagel, David, "Honoring a quilt and its powerful message, Los Angeles Times, May 18
 
Bowers, Andrea. "Guest Lecture by Andrea Bowers", Artillery, Vol 1, No. 5, p. 24, May
 
Bedford, Christopher, "Artforum Pick: Andrea Bowers at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Artforum.com, May 19
 
Beyn, Ariane, "The California Files (catalogue), CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, April 19
 
Wing, Carlin, "WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution, Fluent Collaborative, issue 87, April
 
"Personal Affairs, Kunstforum International, vol. 184, March/April
 
"Intimer Einblick in verborgenedurch die Kunst, Dumont Kunst, February
 
Kort, Michele, "The Women Who Came Before Roe, Alternet, January
 
"Personal Affairs, Stadt Revue, and Financial Time Deutschland, January
 
"Personal Affairs im Museum Morsbroich, Kunstbulletin, January, p. 70
 
"Die Verborgenen chatze des Leverkusener Kunsttempels, Das Regionale Freizeitmagazin, January
2006
Schmidt, Jason. "Artists." Paris, Edition 7L, 2006, p. 137
 
Wolff, Elaine. "At the Crossroads with Freud and Roe", San Antonio Current, November 1-7
 
Goddard, Dan R. "Photorealistic drawings honor women's social activism", San Antonio Express News, Nov. 26
 
Jones, Amelia. "A Companion to Contemporary Art since 1945." London, Blackwell Publishing, 2006, pp.181-182
 
Schwenke-Runkel, Ingeborg. "Wie viel Intimitat ist erlaubt?", Kolner - Stadt - Anzeiger, vol 2.3, December
 
Heinzelmann, Markus, "New Forms of Intimacy, Personal Affairs catalogue, Museum Morsbroich, DuMont Literature and Kunst Verlag
 
Lawson, Thomas, "Best of 2006, Artforum, December
 
Valdez, Sarah, "Andrea Bowers: Nothing is Neutral at REDCAT, Los Angeles, art on paper, November/December
 
Kort, Michelle, "Letters to an Army of 3: Artist Andrea Bowers honors pre-Roe pioneers, Ms. Magazine, Fall
 
Payton, Brenda, "Art explores world at tipping point, The Oakland Tribune, September 22
 
Helfand, Glen, "particulate matter, (show catalogue), Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA
 
Joo, Eungie. Nothing is Neutral: Andrea Bowers, CA Institute of the Arts and RedCat (show catalogue)
 
Essays: Butler, Connie. "Andrea Bowerss Magical Feminism
 
Joo, Eungie. "DIY School (interview)
 
Leclre, Mary. "The Skeptics Question
 
Lapp, Axel. "Your Whole Fucking Culture Alienates Me: Andrea Bowers", ArtReview, July, issue 1, p 135
 
Myers, Holly. "Balancing art, politics, Los Angeles Times, July 19
 
Taft, Catherine. "Scene and Herd, artforum.com, July 1
 
Baldwin, Cara. "Cara Baldwin interviews Andrea Bowers, InterReview, pgs 33-34
 
Futernick, Marisa. "Marisa Futernick on Andrea Bowers, InterReview, pg 25
 
Herbst, Marc. "An elegy near Andrea Bowers, InterReview, pgs 36-37
 
Lowther, John, "John Lowther on Andrea Bowers, InterReview, pgs 38-39
 
Bell, Kirsty; Lubbke-Tidow, Maren; Stange, Raimar. "Andrea Bowers/ Matthew
 
Antezzo, Neue Review, Art in Berlin, January, pgs. 4-9
 
Leclre, Mary. "Andrea Bowers: Letters to the Army of Three, exhibition catalog,
 
The Glassell School of Art, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 2005, pp.4-11
 
Pollack, Barbara. "Social Studies: Sixty artists overhaul the concept of national monument, Time Out New York, January Issue
2005
Meltzer, Eve. "Monuments for the USA, FRIEZE, Summer 2005
 
Kraus, Chris. Tumlir, Jan, McFadden, Jane, "LA Artland: Contemporary Art from Los Angeles, Black
 
Sholis, Brian, Vitamin D, New Perspectives in Drawings, Phaidon Press, London and New York, 2005, Essay p. 36, illustrations pp.37-39.
 
Lorch, Catrin. "Van Horn, Dsseldorf, Germany, Frieze, Issue 94, October, p. 228.
 
Bowers, Andrea. "Four Emerging Women Speak Out On Mary Kelly's Circa 1968:
 
Danielle Gustafson Sundell, Cara Balwin, Marisa J. Futernick and Andrea Bowers," InterReview p. 28-29.
 
"Fast Forward/Avance Rapido," Media Art From the Goetz Collection, p.26-27,40-45.
 
Rugoff, Ralph, "Monuments for the USA", pp. 32-33.
 
Siegel, Katy. "All Together Now," Artforum, January, p. 169.
2004
"Alla Biennale del Whitney, tourna la pittura, Arte, April, p. 109.
 
Bankowsky, Jack. "This is Today," Artforum, May, p. 170.
 
Bowers, Andrea. "Magical Politics Feast or Fasting, Cakewalk, pp. 23-25.
 
Bowers, Andrea. "My Pop" Artforum, October, p. 94.
 
Dambrot, Shana Nys. "Andrea Bowers at Mary Goldman Gallery," Artweek, September, pp. 19-20.
 
Dunn, Melissa. "Whitney Biennial: A Good-Looking Corpse," Flash Art, May-June, p. 63.
 
Heartney, Eleamor, "The Well-Tempered Biennial" Art in America June/July 2004, p. 75.
 
Knight, Christopher. "Politics and art? Of course, she says," The Los Angeles Times, June 11.
 
Kraus, Chris. "Chance", 2004.
 
Kraus, Chris, "Sentimental Bitch", Video Green, 2004.
 
Kuhn, Thomas,"Fast Forward", Kunstforum International, 168 January/February 2004, p. 346-348.
 
Larsen, Lars Bang, Katy Siegel and Jan Verwoert. "What the World Needs Now," Frieze, November/December, pp. 52-53, 77-78, 81-82, 84-86, 88.
 
Lee, Pamela M. "Crystal Lite," Artforum, May, p. 174.
 
Mania, Astrid, "Review Andrea Bowers" U-Spot, 02/2004, p. 49.
 
Martens, Anne. "Andrea Bowers," Flash Art, Jul/Sep, p. 116.
 
Morgan, Susan. "If Memories Failed to Fade", Andrea Bowers, Magazin 4.
 
Rapkin, Mickey. "Bold Biennial," Details, March, p. 78.
 
Seigel, Katy and Mattick, Paul, Art Works Money, Thames & Hudson, pp. 34-35,100-101, 194.
 
Siegel, Katy et. al. "American Pie," Frieze, May, p. 69.
 
Sholis, Brian, "Creative Resistance - Carol Bove and Andrea Bowers", Flash Art , October, p.102.
2003
Durant, Sam and Monica Bonvicini. "Andrea Bowers," Neue Review, December, p. 4-5.
 
"Focus Video and Film, Flash Art, Mar/Apr, p. 93.
 
Jana, Renna. "California Dreamin, tema celeste.
 
Kantor, Jordan. "Andrea Bowers, Artforum, January, p. 140.
 
Myers, Holly. "Relationships at Play in the Physical World, Los Angeles Times, Saturday, July 19.
 
Smith, Roberta. "Impressions of the Yard, Visual and Olfactory," The New York Times, Friday, June 27.
 
Sorbello, Marina. "Andrea Bowers: Magical Politics," The Art Newspaper, December.
 
Thorson, Alice. "The Art of War," Kansas City Star, Sunday, March 30.
2002
Bowers, Andrea. "Game Girl, V Magazine, July/August.
 
Bowers, Andrea "Top Ten, Artforum. April: p. 38.
 
Casino 2001, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst.
 
Gavlak, Sarah "Andrea Bowers, Intimate Strangers. Time Out. Issue 277, Jan. 11-18.
 
Harvey, Doug "About Time, Bitchin' video art at the Hammer. LA Weekly. Feb. 16-22.
 
Knode, Marilu. "Andrea Bowers, Retake, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, p. 70-75. Liverpool.
 
Kraus, Chris and Katy Siegel. Andrea Bowers, Sara Meltzer Gallery.
 
Pagel, David "The Myth of Selling Out Art Issues, Summer.
 
Pagel, David. "MOCA Sampler Is a Mixed Treat, Los Angeles Times, Friday, Feb. 8.
 
Bowers, Andrea. The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Annual Report, Fiscal Years 2000 and 2001.
 
Robinson, Walter " Baselmania, art.com magazine, June 16.
 
Siegal, Katy et. al., "Andrea Bowers, Everybody Now, The Bertha and Karl Leubdsdorf Art Gallery at Hunter College.
 
Siegel, Katy "Katy Siegel on Andrea Bowers. Artforum. January: p. 121.
 
Wallis, Simon. "Andrea Bowers, Remix: Contemporary Art and Pop, Tate Liverpool.
2001
Amanshauser, Hildegund and Thater, Diana, "A Living Theatre, exhibition catalog, Salzburger Kunstverein pp. 22-33.
 
Klassmeyer, Kelly. "Group Mentality, Houston Press, April 12-18.
 
Knode, Marilu, "Revolution Dance", exhibition catalog Wiederaufnahme (Retake), NAK, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, 2001.
 
Molinari, Guido. "Radar Love, Flash Art, December.
 
"New Heimat", publication on the occasion of the exhibition "New Heimat", Frankfurter Kunstverein, 2001.
 
Siegel, Katy, "First Take: New Art, New Artists, Artforum, January 2001, p. 121.
2000
Baers, Michael. "An Art Enclave Heats Up in Chinatown, Art.
 
Berget, Bill "Featured Stories: Marking Time as a Material in Film and Video opens at the Palm Beach ICA onview.com, April 18.
 
Bowers, Andrea. "Nasty, or unclean, offensive, indecent, inclement. Monica Bonvicini interviewed by Andrea Bowers", Monica Bonvicini: Scream and Shake, pp. 30-38.
 
Cappellazzo, Amy Making Time: Considering Time As a Material in Contemporary Video & Film. New York: DAP, March 2000.
 
Guequierre, Nathan. "Karaoke Voyeurism, Shepherd Express Metro, November 9.
 
Harvey, Doug. "Its Chinatown, LA Weekly, May 5-11, p. 49.
 
Hunt, David "Andrea Bowers at Sara Meltzers On View Frieze, Issue 50, Jan/Feb,.p. 94-95.
 
Pagel, David "Thrilling and Shiny, Bowers Work Resonate Los Angeles Times, Feb 25, F3.
 
Pagel, David. "Andrea Bowers, Artist, Los Angeles, Artforum, Sept/Oct.Vol. 20, No. 5.
 
Snow, Vicki. "Unfinished History, TGIF, Feb. 5, pp. 12-17.
 
Thater, Diana. "A Living Theater, Magazin [4] Salzburger Kunstuerein.
1999
Amanshauser, Hildegund, "A Living Theatre, Salzburger Kunstverein, Magazin 4, 1999, pp. 76-83.
 
Cappellazzo,Amy. "Im the Boss of Myself",Im the Boss of Myself or Please Release Me Let Me Go, New York: Sara Meltzers on View, illustration: p. 3.
 
Darling, Michael. "Michael Darlings (MuseumGallery) Top 10 Plus 10. LA Weekly. Jan. 8-14
 
Grabner, Michelle "Unfinished History Frieze. Issue 46, June-July.
 
Knode, Marilu "Unfinished History Art/Text. No. 65, May-July: 93-94.
 
Schurmann, Wilhelm, "More than meets the eye, exhibition catalog, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg
1998
Bonami, Francesco. Unfinished History, Walker Art Center, p.15-33, Illustrations:p.66-69.
 
Calame, Ingrid. In the Polka Dot Kitchen, Foundation Press,1998:19-42.
 
Coleman, Sarah, Glen Helford and Sylvia Tan. "Wings of Desire/Floss, The San Francisco Bay Guardian, February.
 
Darling, Michael. "Crowd Control Frieze, Issue 38, Jan- Feb: 52-53.
 
Demetre, Jim. "End of the world? I Feel Fine Seattle Weekly, Feb.
 
Fogle, Douglas. "Andrea Bowers GUARENE ARTE 98, Torino, Italy: Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo per larte: pp. 12-16.
 
Fredericksen, Eric. "Deeply Shallow The Stranger, February 19.
 
Kangas, Matthew. "Flower Power and Frivolities, The Seattle Times, February 12.
 
Kelly, Ruby. "The Ruby Kelly Column, Art Review, April.
 
"L.A. Trained Artists Shown at Art Institute, San Francisco Chronicle, Tuesday, Feb. 19.
 
Martin, Victoria. "Andrea Bowers at the Santa Monica Museum of Art, Artweek.
 
McEwen, John. "Couldnt Get Ahead, Sunday Telegraph, April 23.
 
Museum: pp. 8 33, illustrations pp. 52-55.
 
OReilly, John. "Art for Barts Sake, Modern Review, April 10, p. 33.
 
Rubin, David S., "Considering Audience: Reflections On the 1998 Phoenix Triennial, 1998 Phoenix Triennial, Phoenix Art Museum, pp. 8-33, illustrations on pp. 52-55.
 
Webster, Mary Hull. "Wings of Desire and Mark Bradford at the San Francisco Art Institute, Artweek, April, pp. 19-20.
 
Zellen, Jody, Andrea Bowers Spectacular Appearances at the Santa Monica Museum of Art Volume 1, Number 3, Fall 1998, p. 22.
1997
"Im Still In Love with You, exhibition catalog, Twentieth Century Womens Club, curated by Steven Hull, p. 3 & 4.
 
Greene, David A. "Hot Coffee Frieze, Issue 43, May: p. 76.
 
Pagel, David. " Voyeurs Paradise at Santa Monica Place Los Angeles Times, Friday, December 19th: F33.
 
Saltz, Jerry. "Regular-No Sugar Time Out New York, Issue 75, Feb. 27 March 6: p. 40.
 
Schjeldahl, Peter. "La-la Band Village Voice, February 18.
1996
Darling, Michael. "Box Tops Santa Barbara News-Press, Feb: 2.
1995
Baker, Kenneth. "Taking Art Into Their Own Hands San Francisco Chronicle, June 2nd: C1& C5.
 
Craddock,Sacha. London Times, April 5th.
 
Darling, Michael. " Pretty at FOOD HOUSE Artweek, March: 38-39.
 
Feaver, William. "Smart Habits and Sharp Practice London Observer, April 23.
 
Greene, David S. "Andrea Bowers Art Issues, No. 36, Jan Feb, p. 41
 
Kent, Sarah. " Art Review, Time Out, April: p.51.
1994
Davidson, Leanne Alexis. "Three Day Weekend, Real Life Magazine, No. 23, ill. p. 35-36.
1993
Crosby, Gregory. "The Professors Guide to Vegas Kulcher SCOPE, October.
 
Devine, Rory. "Heaven Missing Picture Book #4.
 
Frank, Peter. "Picks of the Week, LA Weekly, August 27, p. 131.
1992
Heartney, Eleanor. "The Imp of the Perverse ARTnews, September.
 
Jarrell, Joe. "Reviews Sculpture, September/October.
 
Jones, Amelia. "Public and Private Pleasures Art Issues, Sept Oct.
 
Pagel, David. "Art Review Los Angeles Times, March 20th.
 
Rugoff, Ralph. "Sex Objects LA Weekly, April 2-8.
 
Selwyn, Marc. "FOOD HOUSE: LAs Newest Alternative Space Flash Art, Nov/Dec.
 
Pagel, David. "Window on LA LA Art Fair Catalog.

Public Collections

 
ArtPace, San Antonio, TX
 
Tate Modern, London, UK
 
The Rennie Collection, Vancouver, Canada
 
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
 
Linda Pace Foundation, San Antonio, TX
 
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
 
The Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, DC
 
The Ingvild Goetz Collection, Munich, Germany
 
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
 
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
 
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
 
The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, CA
 
The Museum Abteiberg, Moenchengladbach, Germany
 
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
 
Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
 
Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT
 
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Grants/Awards/Residencies

2009
Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Biennial Award
2008
United States Artists Broad Fellow
2003
City of Los Angeles (C.O.L.A.) Fellowship Recipient for Visual Arts
1998
Nominee, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo per larte Prize
 
WESTAF/NEA, Regional Fellowship for Visual Arts in Sculpture

Performances

1993
"Indignant Fairy, Beyond Baroque, Venice, CA
1991
"Cafeteria, The Other 45 Minutes, Los Angeles, CA

Publications

2006
"Who is Marla Ruzicka? Artist Project, InterReview, pgs 4-11