*Eric Bowman

*Eric Bowman

Eric Bowman was born in Pasadena and grew up in Orange County, California. Essentially a self-taught artist, he had a knack for drawing as far back as he can remember. He was always the school artist throughout elementary and high school.

While freelancing as a commercial artist kept him self-employed for many years, it wasn’t until a chance meeting with two prominent California painters in 1999 that Bowman experienced a major shift in his world view of art that set him on a new journey into fine art painting.

Since that time, Bowman has developed a unique style that continues to evolve through self education and exploration. Being a nostalgic person, he believes in the timeless philosophy of truth and beauty, deriving inspiration from sources both contemporary and historic that reflect the standard of high art from a century ago.

A recipient of numerous awards and recognitions, Bowman has paintings in private and corporate collections throughout North America, as well as England, Australia, China, and Mexico. His works have also been featured in national and international art publications, including Southwest Art, Art of the West, American Art Collector, Western Art Collector, International Artist, Pratique Des Arts, Fine Art Connoisseur and Plein Air Magazine.

Bowman is a Signature Member of the California Art Club and the American Impressionist Society. When not painting on location or teaching an occasional workshop, he resides with his wife and daughter in northwest Oregon.