Sally Bowring

  • Selected Works

  • Biography

    Artist Bio/ Statement 2017

    Recipient of the Virginia Museum of Fine Art Professional Fellowship and the Theresa Pollak Visual Arts Awards 2003-2004. She has received (2017- 2000) 4 Fellowships to the VCCA.  Represented by Reynolds Gallery, in Richmond, VA, Art Registry, Washington, DC and Les  Yeux du Monde, Charlottesville, VA. Her artwork has been exhibited extensively nationally and internationally. Recently Bowring’s work is in Doha, Qatar – in the Art and Embassy Program.

    Selected solo shows include –(2017) Visual Arts Center, Portsmouth, VA(2016) Reynolds Gallery, (2015) Port Ouvet Atlelier, Paris, France,(2012) Warm Springs Gallery, Charlottesville, VA (2009, 2008), Deborah Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY (2007) Bundy Museum, Waitsfield, VT (2007). Selected Group shows: The Big Screen, VCU, Richmond, VA (2017),  “Off the Cuff”, Reynolds Gallery, Boston, MA, (2016) Washington & Lee University (2010) Mid-Atlantic Biennial (2010) George Mason University (2009), Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA(2009), Callen McJunkin Gallery, Charleston, W.VA (2009)

    A native New Yorker – received her frist degree from Fashion Institute of technology in textiles, received her BA from Goddard Colllege and her MFA from VCU in 1983. Bowring teaches painting at Virginia Commonwealth University and is the Director of Administration for the Painting and Printmaking Department. She is an art  advocate  an active member of 1708 Gallery during the 80’s and 90’s now an emeritus members and on the Advisory Board of Studio 2 3 –  Past Director of the 1% For Art for the City of Richmond and then Commisisioner, then Chair of the Public Art Commission.

  • Curriculum Vitae

    2017 Visual Arts Center, Portsmouth, VA
    2017 Cabell Library,VCU, Big Screen, Richmond, VA
    2016 Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA 

    2015 Amuse, Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond, VA
    2015 Rawls Museum, Cortland,VA
    2015 Port Ouvert Atelier 8317 – Paris, France
    2014 Flippo Gallery, Ashland,VA
    2013 Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA
    Beverly Street Studio School Gallery, Staunton, VA

    2012 WS Gallery, Charlottesville,VA

    2010 Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA

    2009 Warm Springs Gallery, Warm Springs,VA

    2008 Rivermont Gallery, Lynchburg, VA
    2007 Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA
    Deborah Davis Fine Art Gallery, Hudson, NY
    Bundy Gallery, Waitsfield, VT
    Warm Springs Gallery, Warm Springs, VA
    2005 Hunt Gallery, Mary Baldwin College, Staunton, VA
    2004 Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, Virginia
    2001 Piedmont College, Charlottesville, Virginia
    200 Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA.
    1999 Flippo Gallery, Randolph Macon College, Ashland VA
    1998 Main Art Gallery, Richmond, VA
    Coincidence Gallery, Richmond VA (two person)
    1997 Birke Gallery, Marshall University, Huntington, West VA
    Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, VA
    1996 Longwood College, Visual Arts Center, Farmville, VA
    Main Art Gallery, Richmond, VA
    1995 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA
    Art Institute and Gallery, Salisbury, MD
    1994Small Space Gallery, The Arts Council of Richmond, VA
    1993 Touchstone Gallery, Washington, D.C.
    1992 Mabey Gallery, Richmond, VA
    ARC Gallery, Chicago, Ill
    Touchtone Gallery, Washington, D.C.
    1991 Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, VA
    1989 1708 East Main Street Gallery, Richmond, VA
    1988 1708 East Main Street Gallery, Richmond, VA.
    Isis Gallery, Richmond, VA
    1986 Marsh Gallery, University of Richmond, VA
    Isis Gallery, Richmond, VA
    1983 Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University
    1980 Gallery 36, Foot Cone and Belding, New York, N.Y.
    1974 Stowe Gallery, Stowe, VT.

    GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selected)
    2017 “BACK TO BOSTON”, Reynolds Gallery, Boston, MA
    2017 “SUMMER STEALS”, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond,VA
    2016 “OFF THE CUFF”, Reynolds Gallery, Boston, MA
            “OFF THE CUFF”, Reynolds Gallery, Washington, DC
            “SUMMER LIGHT”, Les Yeux du Monde, Charlottesville,VA

      “DOG DAYS”. Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA
     “Go Bike! – Exhibition and Book Project, City of Richmond, VA
    2014 “VACATION DAYS”,Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA
             “EXQUISTE CORSPE, 1708 Gallery, Richmond,VA
    2013 “WORKING IN OUT”, The Painting Center, New York, N.Y. (catalog)
            “HOT FUN IN THE SUMMER TIME”, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA
    “ANARCHISTIC ABSTRACTION”, UMWG Galleries, Fredericksburg, VA 
    2012 ART IN EMBASSY PROGRAM, Doha, Qater
    SUMMER SOLSTICE, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond,VA
    CREATIVE CAPITAL: Corporate Richmond Collects, Visual Arts Center, Richmond, VA
    CONSTRUCTS XI – Linden Rowe at 1708 Gallery, Richmond,VA
    2011 “Nature and the Non-Object Realm”, Taubman Museum, Roanoke, VA
    CONSTRUCTS IX – Academy for Fine Arts, Lynchburg, VA
    2010 “Mid-Atlantic New Painting”, Ridderhof Martin Gallery 
             “CONSTRUCTS” Washington – Lee University, Lexington, VA
             “Faculty Exhibition” Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA

             “Summer Group Show”, Warm Springs Gallery Charlottesville, VA
    2009 “Sweet Summertime”, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA
    “Construct” VI, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
    2008 “Constructs V”, Mary Baldwin, Staunton, VA
    “Works on Paper”, Warm Springs Gallery, Warm Springs, VA
    “Faculty Exhibition, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA

    2007 “Season 2007-2008”, Bundy Gallery, Waitsfield, VT
    “Constructs” IV, Longwood College, Farmville, VA
    2006 “Pivot Points”, The Art Museum of Western Carolina University, North Carolina
    “Constructs III, Rawls Museum Cortland, VA
    “Faculty Exhibition, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
    2005 “Compass” The Sechrest Gallery, High Point University, High Point, NC
    “Fall Faculty Exhibition”, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
    “Constructs”, Mary Washington College, Fredericksburg, VA
    “Constructs”, Plant Zero, Richmond, VA.
    “Pivot Points”, University Art Gallery, Wisconsin University, Madison, Wisconsin.
    “Pivot Points”, Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University,
    Richmond, VA
    2004 “Pivot Points”, Sangren Hall, Western Michigan University
    “Pivot Points”, GALERIAICPNA MIRAFLORES, Lima, Peru
    “Pivot Points”, Gelb Gallery, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts
    2003 “Pivot Points”, St Mary’s College, St Mary, Maryland
    “25th Anniversary Show”, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA
    2002 “7 GONE”, Daegu Cultural Art Center, Daegu, South Korea
    2001 “911 Show Artists Respond”, Bronx River Art Center, New York, N.Y.
    International Juried Show, Summit, New Jersey, (William Zimmer, Juror)
    2000 “Multiples”, Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, Ga.
    “New Talent”, Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
    “Artist Museum”, Washington, D.C.
    1999 “SUMMERSHOW”, The Painting Center, New York, N.Y. (invitational)
    “Red, White and Blue”, Longwood Center for the Arts, Farmville, VA
    “Mindful Spontaneity”, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA
    1998 “Three States of Grace”, 1708 Gallery, Richmond VA
    1997 “Works by Painters, Sculptors, Printmakers”, Galeria Insituto Cultural
    Peruano, Norteamericano, Lima Peru
    1996 “ARTSITES 96”, A Multi-Site Regional Biennial, Greater Reston Arts
    Center, Reston, VA. (Invitational)
    “Diverse Images 2”, Gallery Corti, Brussels, Belgium
    “Lavori Su Carta”, Bloom, Milan, Italy
    “Works on Paper” Galeria Instituto Cultural Peruano Norteamericano,
    “Strickley painting”, Emerson Gallery, McLean Project for the Arts,
    McLean, VA
    “Crucifixion of the Feminine”, Women’s Center, Old Dominion, University
    Norfolk, VA
    1994 “1708 at MARS”, Movemento Artisticl Del Rio Salado, Phoenix, Arizona
    “Crucifixion of the Feminine”, Mabey Gallery, Richmond, VA
    “Monoprints”, The Anthenaeum, Alexandria, VA
    “Virginia Women Artist a Sense of Community” Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA
    “Making Their Mark: Woman in the Arts”, Rear Window Gallery,
    Winchester, VA.
    1993 “International Art” The Florida Museum of Hispanic and Latin American
    Art, Miami, Florida
    “Soxes”, Touchtone Gallery, Washington, D.C.
    “Blocks”, Touchtone Gallery, Washington, D.C.
    1992 “Irene Leach Exhibition”, Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA.
    “Self Portraits-Portraits”, Randolph Macon College, Ashland, VA
    “Card-Carrying Exhibition” WPA, Washington, D.C.
    1991 “Vital Signs!”. Key Gallery, Richmond, VA
    “Choice”, AIR Gallery, New York, N.Y.
    “Faculty Exhibition”, Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University,
    Richmond, VA
    “Art In Architecture”, The Handworkshop, Richmond, VA
    1990 Juried Exhibition, Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, VA.
    (Juror Donald Kuspit)
    “Maternity”, Traveling Exhibition and Media Service of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
    “MCDonogh Annual Exhibit” Tuttle Gallery, McDonogh School, Maryland
    (Juror: Carter Radcliff).
    “Irene Leach Exhibition”, Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA
    “1708 On-Site”, Richmond International Airport, Richmond, VA
    1989 “Group Exhibition”, Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, VA
    (Juror: Faith Reingold)
    1987 “Masks”, Florence Gallery, Richmond, VA
    “Connections and Contrast”, Nexus Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
    1985 “Faculty Exhibition, Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
    “U-Dea Mechnica”, Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
    “Extremely Current”, 1708 East Main Street Gallery, Richmond, VA
    1984 “Mid-Summer Art Exhibition”, 1708 East Main Street Gallery,
    Richmond, VA
    1983 “Biennial Ehxhibition”, 1708 East Main Street Gallery, Richmond, VA
    “Gesture Into Image”, Neopolitian Gallery, Richmond, VA
    “Invitational Exhibition” Fayerweather Gallery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

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    Bibliography Section Article
    Walking 2012

    Bibliography Section Article
    Walking Essay by Howard Risatti 2012