Andrea Bowers

Born in Wilmington, Ohio, 1965.
Lives and works in Los Angeles.

Education

1992

  1. MFA, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

1987

  1. BFA, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

Solo Exhibitions


2017

  1. Womxn Workers of the World Unite! CAC– Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
  2. Hammer Projects: Andrea Bowers, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles


2016

  1. Sanctuary, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York
  2. Whose Feminism Is It Anyways? Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
  3. The United State v. Tim DeChristopher, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
  4. Triumph of Labor, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles 

2015

  1. Self-Determination, kaufmann repetto, Milan


2014

  1. In Situ 1- Andrea Bowers, Espace Culturel Louis Vuitton, Paris
  2. Andrea Bowers: #sweetjane, Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA


2013
  1. Cultivating the Courage to Sin, Capitain Petzel Gallery, Berlin
  2. Transformer Display For Community Fundraising: Phase 4. Collaboration with Olga Koumoundouros, The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NYZ

2012

  1. Help the Work Along, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles

2011

  1. The New Women’s Survival Guide, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
  2. Ni Una Muerte Mas, curated by Anna Karestsi, Project Room, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens
  3. Transformer Display of Community Information and Activation, Collaboration with Olga Koumoundouros, Art Public, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami
  4. Transformer Display For Community Fundraising: Version 2, Collaboration with Olga Koumoundouros Outpost for Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

2010

  1. The Political Landscape, Susan Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles

2009

  1. Mercy Mercy Me, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
  2. An Eloquent Woman, Praz-Devallade, Paris
  3. Your Donations Do Our Work: Andrea Bowers and Suzanne Lacy, UCR Sweeney Art Gallery, Riverside, CA

2008

  1. Sanctuary, Van Horn, Düsseldorf, Germany
  2. The Weight of Relevance, ZKM/Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe

2007

  1. The Weight of Relevance, The Power Plant, Toronto, curated by Gregory Burke
  2. The Weight of Relevance, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles
  3. The Weight of Relevance, Wiener Secession, Vienna

2006

  1. Nothing is Neutral: Andrea Bowers, curated by Eungie Joo, REDCAT, Los Angeles, CA, traveling to: ArtPace, San Antonio, TX; Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
  2. Vows, Halle für Kunst, e. V., Lüneburg, Germany
  3. Eulogies to One and Another, Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris
  4. Your Whole Fucking Culture Alienates Me, Galerie Mehdi Chouakri, Berlin
  5. Letters to an Army of Three, curated by Mary Leclère Core Program, Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
  6. Andrea Bowers: All the World is Waiting for You, curated by Andrea Inselmann, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

2005

  1. Culture of Choice, Van Horn, Düsseldorf, Germany

2004

  1. Soft Blockades Part 2, Magazin 4, Voralberger Kunstverein, Bregenz, Austria
  2. Soft Blockades, Mary Goldman Gallery, Los Angeles
  3. Nonviolent Civil Disobedience Training, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York

2003

  1. Magical Politics, Chouakri Brahms, Berlin

2002

  1. Virtual Arena, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York (catalogue)
  2. From Mouth to Ear, Goldman Tevis, Los Angeles
  3. Box with Dance of Its Own Making, Chouakri Brahms, Berlin

2001

  1. Democracy’s Body – Dance Dance Revolution, Art 32 Basel, Art Statements, Basel, Switzerland presented by Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York

2000

  1. Intimate Strangers, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York
  2. I Need a Hero, Institute of Visual Arts (INOVA), University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
  3. One and the Same Body, ARCO Project Room, Madrid, Spain, presented by Sara Meltzers on view, New York, NY 1301 PE, Los Angeles

1999

  1. Moving Equilibrium, Sara Meltzer’s on view, New York

1998

  1. Spectacular Appearances, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA

1997

  1. Spectacular Appearances in the Food Court, a project with the Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica Place Mall, Santa Monica, CA
  2. Spanish Box, Santa Monica, CA

1994

  1. Damaged Goods, Bliss, Pasadena, CA

1993

  1. FOOD HOUSE, Santa Monica, CA

Group Exhibitions

2017

  1. La Terra Inquieta, curated by Massimilano Gioni, Triennale di Milano
  2. The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin, The Jewish Museum, New York
  3. "Political Intent" and "Beyond Limits," Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  4. Graphic Witness, Drawing Room, London 

2016

  1. The Revolution Will Not Be Gray, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
  2. Displacement: Symbols and Journeys, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, Winter Park, FL 
  3. Take Me (I'm Yours), Jewish Museum, New York
  4. The Gildless Age, curated by Denise Johnson, Torrence Art Museum, Torrence, CA
  5. Andrea Bowers: Sanctuary, curated by Sofia Hernandez Chong Chuy, Bronx Museum, New York
  6. Let There Be Light, curated by Jens Hoffman, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2015

  1. A Sign Only Has to Serve as a Sign, Providence College Galleries, Providence, RI 
  2. A Voice Remains, Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London
  3. Drawing Now, Albertina, Vienna
  4. When Artists Speak Truth, The 8th Floor, New York
  5. The Bottom Line, S.M.A.K., Gent, Belgium
  6. Words, Words, Words, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, Oregon
  7. Citzen, Tate Modern, London
  8. Agitprop!, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

2014

  1. Burning Down the House, 10th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, South Korea
  2. SITE Santa Fe Biennial, Santa Fe, NM

  3. Grip friheten! Take Liberty!, Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway
  4. Pace Gems, Linda Pace Foundation, San Antonio, TX
  5. The Sunken Living Room, Franklin Street Works, Stamford, CT
  6. Andrea Bowers and Suzanne Lacy, The Drawing Center, New York
  7. L'avenir (looking forward), curated by Gregory Burke, Peggy Gale, Lesley Johnstone and Mark Lanctt, La Biennale De Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  8. Post-Picasso: Contemporary Artists Responses to his Life and Art, Museu Picasso, Barcelona
  9. If I can't dance to it, it's not my revolution, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College, Haverford, PA
  10. The Other Side: Chinese and Mexican Immigration to America," USC Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, CA; traveled to Asia Society Texas Center, Houston, TX


2013

  1. Arctic, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark
  2. Utah Biennial of Contemporary Art in collaboration with Cori Redstone, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Mondo, UT
  3. Selections from the Grunwald Center and the Hammer Contemporary Collection, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
  4. Approximately Infinite Universe, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA

  5. Labour and Wait, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA

  6. The Past is Present, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, MI


2012

  1. The Residue of Memory, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
  2. The Black Whale, MARCO de Vigo, Spain
  3. Make Liverpool a City of Sanctuary, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, England
  4. No Person May Carry a Fish into a Bar, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles
  5. Drawn from Photography, curated by Claire Gilman, DePaul Art Museum, Chicago
  6. Malas Artes, Galeria Nieves Fernandes, Madrid
  7. Audience as Subject, Part 2: Extra Large, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
  8. Go Tell In On The Mountain, Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles
  9. Five Acts: Chronicles of Dissent, Marginal Utility, Philadelphia, PA
  10. Femmescapes, Lenore Pereira & Rich Niles private gallery, San Francisco, CA
  11. The Living Years: Art after 1989, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

2011

  1. Nothing Beside Remains, collaboration with Shizu Sadamando, L.A.N.D., Marfa, Texas
  2. Why I Never Became a Dancer, Sammlung Goetz at Haus der Kunst, Munich
  3. I Am Still Alive: Politics and Everyday Life in Contemporary Drawing, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
  4. Greater LA, curated by Benjamin Godsill, Elanor Cayre and Joel Mesler, PS1, Brooklyn, NY
  5. Drawn from Photography, curated by Claire Gilman, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
  6. Alles Kannibalen?, Me-Collector’s Room, Berlin
  7. Audience as Subject, Part 2: Extra Large, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
  8. In Process, Ann 330 Gallery, Los Angeles
  9. Word Is…., CSULA Fine Arts Gallery, Los Angeles

2010

  1. The Last Newspaper, New Museum, New York
  2. Everything is Political, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
  3. Supernatural, Jancar Gallery, Los Angeles
  4. In the Balance: Art for a Changing World, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
  5. The Artists Museum: Los Angeles Artists 1980-2010, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
  6. The Politics of Art, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens
  7. Sisters, Brothers & Others, Claremont University East Gallery, Claremont, CA
  8. The Seventh House, Project Row Houses, Houston, TX
  9. The Road to Hell is Paved, Las Cienegas Projects, Los Angeles 
  10. Cycle 8: Stowaways, The Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Araba, Spain, curated by Elke Krystufek, part of the exhibition series PASSWORDS, New Representation of Femininity
  11. Love in a Cemetary, 18th Street Art Center, Santa Monica, CA


2009

  1. Collection: MOCA's First 30 Years, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

  2. Fight the Power, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid
  3. Andrea Bowers and Suzanne Lacy: Your Donations Do Our Work, Sweeney Art Gallery, University of California Riverside, Riverside, CA (two-person show)

2008

  1. Wunderkrammer Lüneburg, Halle für Kunst, Lüneburg, Germany
  2. California Biennial 2008, curated by Lauri Firstenberg, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
  3. Progress, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
  4. Index: Conceptualism in California from the Permanent Collection, The Geffen Contemporary at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles
  5. nach/sichten. Video works from the Goetz Collection, curated by Sabine Himmelsbach and Stephan Urbaschek, Edith Russ Site for Media Art in Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany
  6. Proyecto Civico / Civic Project, curated by Lucia Sanroman and Ruth Estevez, Centro Cultural Tijuana (CECUT), Tijuana, Mexico
  7. Memory is your image of perfection, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA
  8. Southern Exposure: Works from the Collection of the MCA San Diego, curated by Rachel Kent and Dr. Stephanie Hanor Museum of Contemporary Art, Syndey, Australia
  9. Currents: Recent Acquisitions, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington DC
  10. The Way That We Rhyme: Women, Art and Politics, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco
  11. We Remember The Sun, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
  12. Amateurs, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA, curated by Ralph Rugofff
  13. La Mirada Iracunda / The Furious Gaze, Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
  14. Small Things End, Great Things Endure, curated by Jill Dawsey and Maria Del Carmen Carrion, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA
  15. Furious Gaze, Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain

2007

  1. Read me! Text in Art, The Armory Center, Los Angeles
  2. Radical Hospitality, The Suburban, Chicago
  3. Nothing Moments Projects, curated by Steven Hull and Tami Demaree, Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles
  4. space.gaze.desire, curated by Sanne Kofod Olsen, Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen
  5. Resistance is..., curated by Tina Kukielski, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
  6. OHIO, Gahlberg Gallery, McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL
  7. Encore, curated by Huey Copeland and Hannah Feldman, Gallery 40000, Chicago
  8. Classe de Danse, curated by Alessio Fransoni and Ilari Valbonesi, Madonna fust Galerie, Bern, Switzerland
  9. The California Files: Re-Viewing Side Effects of Cultural Memory, curated by Ariane Beyn, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA
  10. Tanzen Sehen, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Seigen, Germany
  11. The Evil, curated by Raimar Stange, Galerie Gebr Lehmann, Dresden, Germany

2006

  1. Personal Affairs, Morsbroich Museum, Leverkusen, Germany
  2. Particulate Matter, curated by Glen Helfand, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA
  3. 20 jahre NAK, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen, Germany
  4. Prevailing Climate, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York
  5. First Artist Defines Meaning, Camera Austria, Kunsthaus Graz, Austria
  6. Human Game: Winners and Losers, curated by Francesco Bonami, Maria Luisa Frisa, and Stefano Tonchi Fondazione Pitti Discovery, Florence, Italy
  7. This is Not a Love Song, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles
  8. Anticipation, curated by Karen Irvine, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago 
  9. Art for our sake!, Bard College, Annendale-on-Hudson, NY
  10. Welcome Home, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York
  11. Jump Cut—Nights, (a symposium on choreographic structures in moving images) and “Videoperformance—stories told through movement”, curated by Georg Elben Cinema of Museum Ludwig, Cologne

2005

  1. Monuments for the USA, curated by Ralph Rugoff, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA, traveling to White Columns, New York
  2. REALIT;-)T, curated by Andreas Meier with Dr. Stephan Urbaschek, Sammlung Goetz, Seedamm Kulturzentrum, Switzerland
  3. Touch of Evil, Gallery Estacion Tijuana, Tijuana, Mexico
  4. The Last Christmas, Mehdi Chouakri, Riverside Wall, Berlin
  5. Estacion Tijuana”, Tijuana, Mexico
  6. Mary Goldman, Los Angeles
  7. Old News, curated by Jacob Fabricius, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles
  8. New Tapestries, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York
  9. Nonviolent Civil Disobedience Training (screening), Kunsthalle Basel, Art/Film, Art/ 36/Basel, Switzerland
  10. Fast Forward, Media Art from the Goetz Collection, Conde Duque Centro Cultural, Madrid

2004

  1. 100 Artists See God, curated by John Baldessari and Meg Cranston (organized and circulated by iCI, Independent Curators International), traveling 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
  2. Whitney Biennial, curated by Chrissie Iles, Shamim Momin, and Debra Singer, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
  3. Dance Dance Revolution, curated by Matthew Lyons & Lanka Tattersall, The Leroy Neiman Gallery Columbia University, New York
  4. Victory 2004, Ronald Felman, New York
  5. kurzdavordanach, curated by von Wilhelm Schürmann, Die Photographische Sammlung/ SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne, Germany
  6. Vieja Gloria, film screening, University of Illinois, Chicago
  7. The Freedom Salon, Deitch Projects, New York
  8. Drawings, Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris

2003

  1. Fast Forward: Media Art Sammlung Goetz, Media Works from the Goetz Collection between Ethno-Narration and Formal Innovation, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany; Conde Duque Centro Cultural, Madrid (catalogue)
  2. Rendered, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York
  3. 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
  4. Extended Play: Art Remixing Music, curated by Simon Rees, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
  5. C.O.L.A. 2003, Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Art Park, Los Angeles
  6. Conversations, curated by Connie Butler, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

2002

  1. Videodrome II, curated by Dan Cameron, Anne Barlow, Johanna Burton and Anne Ellegood New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY; Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA; Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC; Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston, ME
  2. Time-Share, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York
  3. Remix: Contemporary Art and Pop, curated by Simon Wallis, Tate Liverpool, England
  4. DV Noir: Video Art from Under the Shadow of Hollywood”, curated by Rodolfo Sanchez, Museum at California Center for the Arts, Escondido, CA (catalogue)
  5. LA On My Mind: Recent Acquisitions from MOCA’s Collection, curated by Michael Darling, MOCA @ The Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles
  6. Gallery Group Show, Goldman Tevis, Los Angeles
  7. New Heimat, curated by Nicolaus Schafhausen, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt
  8. Retake, curated by Susanne Titz and Ulrike Groos, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen Germany (catalogue)
  9. Untitled (Bowers, Hamilton, Schwarz, Steinfeld), curated by Christine Bisetto and Steffen Boddeker Haggerty Gallery, University of Dallas, Irving, TX

2001

  1. Casino 2001, curated by Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst Ghent, Belgium (catalogue)
  2. Everybody Now, curated by Katy Siegel, The Bertha & Karl Leubsdorf Gallery, Hunter College, New York
  3. Subject Plural, curated by Paola Morsiani, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX (catalogue)
  4. False Start, curated by Cecilia Brunson, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

2000

  1. Video Take, Stuc en Hedendaagse Kunsten, De Openabare Bibliotheek, Leuven, Belgium
  2. Making Time: Considering Time as a Material in Contemporary Film & Video, curated by Amy Cappellazzo, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA; PBICA, Palm Beach, FL (catalogue)
  3. Radar Love, curated by David Pagel, Galleria Marabini, Bologna, Italy
  4. Game On!, curated by Sara Meltzer, essay by Jenelle Porter and Conny Purtill, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York
  5. Moving Pictures, Galerie Tommy Lund, Copenhagen, Denmark

1999

  1. Painting: Fore and Aft, ACME, Los Angeles, CA
  2. Drawing the Line, curated by Kirk Delman, Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Scripps College, Claremont, CA
  3. Venus, curated by Habib Kheradyar, Arc, Vienna, Austria
  4. Motion Studies, curated by Michael Darling, Kunsthallen Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense, Denmark
  5. Living Theatre, curated by Diana Thater and Hildegund Amanshauser, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, Austria [catalogue]
  6. Video Cult/tures, ZKM, Museum of Contemporary Art, Karlsruhe, Germany (catalogue)
  7. More Than Meets the Eye,curated by Wilhelm Schuermann, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany (catalogue)
  8. Transfer, curated by Rosanne Alstatt, Videonale-Intermezzo, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany
  9. I’m the Boss of Myself, curated by Sara Meltzer, Sara Meltzer’s on view, New York, NY (catalogue)
  10. Me Mine, curated by Julie Joyce and Mike Mehring, Luckman Fine Arts Gallery, California State University, Los Angeles
  11. Group Exhibition, curated by Susie Allen for Virgin Atlantic Airways, Virgin Atlantic VIP Lounge, Newark Airport, Newark, NJ

1998

  1. Unfinished History, curated by Francesco Bonami, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (catalogue)
  2. Guarene Arte 98, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo per l’arte, Torino, Italy (catalogue)
  3. Ohio, (two person show with Sam Durant) Dogenhaus, Berlin
  4. Time Dilates, Three Day Weekend, New York
  5. Kamikaze, curated by Monica Bonvicini, Marstall, Berlin
  6. Phoenix Triennial, curated by David Rubin, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ (catalogue)
  7. In the Polka Dot Kitchen, curated by Sally Elesby and Anne Ayres, Otis Gallery and Armory Center, Los Angeles (catalogue)
  8. 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)
  9. Wings of Desire, curated by Michelle Guy, Walter McBean Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
  10. Three Day Weekend, curated by Dave Muller, Los Angeles
  11. Youth Studies, curated by Brad Spence, POSTdowntown, Los Angeles

1997

  1. Places That Are Elsewhere, curated by Diana Thater, David Zwirner Gallery, New York
  2. Quartzose, curated by Michael Darling, Galleri Tommy Lund, Copenhagen
  3. Hot Coffee, curated by Thomas Lawson, Artists Space, New York
  4. The Summer of Love, Fotouhi Cramer Gallery, New York
  5. Space Space, curated by Stephen Hartzog, POST, Los Angeles

1996

  1. True.BLISS, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles (catalogue)
  2. Trying/Pattern, Chance, a project by Art Center College, Whisky Pete’s, NV
  3. Open House, curated by John O’Brien, Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA (catalogue)
  4. Ether, curated by Michelle Guy, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
  5. Report from Spring Training, Spanish Box, Santa Barbara, CA

1995

  1. Neotoma, Otis Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles
  2. Redevelopment, curated by Stephen Hartzog & Rick Pirro
  3. Couldn’t Get Ahead, curated by Adam McEwen, Independent Artists Space, London (catalogue)
  4. Three Day Weekend Takes an Extended Working Vacation, In Rezone at Diverse Works, Houston, TX
  5. People-Going Places-Doing Things, N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago
  6. Pretty, FOOD HOUSE, Santa Monica, CA

1994

  1. Thanks—The Works Is Not For Sale But Up For Barter, Three Day Weekend, Los Angeles
  2. Dave’s Not Here, Three Day Weekend, Los Angeles
  3. Thanks Again, FOOD HOUSE, Santa Monica, CA
  4. Bad Girls, curated by Marcia Tucker, New Museum, New York [catalogue]
  5. The Power of Positive Thinking, curated by Sam Durant, FOOD HOUSE, Santa Monica, CA
  6. Second Skin, curated by Charles LaBelle, Espace, San Francisco, CA
  7. Utter Realities, curated by Randy Sommer, Cerritos College Fine Art Gallery, Cerritos College, Norwalk, CA
  8. PARANOID, co-organized by Sam Durant, M*Y*T*H* Series at the Brewery, Los Angeles

1993

  1. Loose Slots, curated by Richard Kuhlenshmidt, Temporary Contemporary, Las Vegas, NV
  2. Melancholic Consolation and Cynicism, Kuenstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany; Ruth Bloom Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
  3. Thank You, FOOD HOUSE, Santa Monica, CA
  4. Public & Private Pleasure, curated by Lauren Lesko, Nomadic Sites, Los Angeles
  5. Cherry Bomb, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
  6. Heaven Missing, Jose Freire Gallery, New York
  7. FOOD HOUSE Visits the Art Store Gallery, curated by FOOD HOUSE, The Art Store, Los Angeles
  8. Imp of the Perverse, curated by Alisa Tager, Sally Hawkins Gallery, New York

1992

  1. Skinned Eyes/Skin Dye, curated by Tyler Stallings, The Bridge Gallery, Los Angeles City Hall, Los Angeles
  2. The FAR Bazaar, Foundation for Art Resources Inc., Federal Reserve Building, Los Angeles
  3. Good Design, organized by Jorge Pardo & Pae White, Nomadic Sites, Pasadena, CA
  4. Afterthought, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

1991

  1. Window on L.A., curated by David Pagel, L.A. Art Fair, Los Angeles
  2. Tales From The Creeps, Marc Richards Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Performances

1993

  1. Indignant Fairy, Beyond Baroque, Venice, CA

1991

  1. Cafeteria, The Other 45 Minutes, Los Angeles

Grants and Awards

2011

  1. Anonymous Was a Woman, Grant Recipient
  2. Art Matters, Grant Recipient

2010

  1. FOCAFellowship, Grant Recipient

2009

  1. The California Community Foundation Arts Fellowship
  2. Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, Grant Recipient

2008

  1. United States Artists Broad Fellow
  2. Contemporary Collectors: Orange County, Fellowship
  3. The Durfee Foundation, Grant Recipient

2003

  1. City of Los Angeles (C.O.L.A.) Fellowship Recipient for Visual Arts

1998

  1. Nominee, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo per l’arte Prize
  2. WESTAF/NEA, Regional Fellowship for Visual Arts in Sculpture

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2016

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  3. Chamberlain, Colby. “Reviews: Andrea Bowers.” Artforum, May
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  5. Scott, Andrea K. “American Beauty.” The New Yorker, March 28
  6. Cotter, Holland. “Andrea Bowers, ‘Whose Feminism Is It Anyway?’” The New York Times, March 17 
  7. Dunne, Carey. “The Transgender Women Activists of Color in Andrea Bowers’ Iconic Photos.” Hyperallergic, March 10
  8. Davis, Ben. “Andrea Bowers Fights for Transgender Icons in New Chelsea Show.” ARTnews, February 24

2015

  1. The Bottom Line. Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst (S.M.A.K.), Gent, Belgium
  2. Gordon, Larry. "California Colleges See Surge in Efforts to Unionize Adjunct Faculty." Los Angeles Times, January 3
  3. Basha, Regine. "La Biennale de Montral: Lavenir (looking forward)." Modern Painters, January
  4. Deleu, Sylvain. "Art Basel Switzerland Announce their 2015 Gallery Lineup." artlyst, March 3
  5. "Group Exhibition A Voice Remains to Open at Pippy Houlsworth Gallery." artlyst, April 24
  6. Purseglove, Laura. "Art Review: A Voice Remains Pippy Houldsworth Gallery Reactivating the Revolution." artlyst, April 30
  7. Glentzer, Molly. "Provacative Show Examines Immigration." Houston Chronicle, May 10
  8. Kirsch, Corinna. "Art teachers paid the same as McDonalds workers." The Art Newspaper, July 2
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2014

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  13. Seldom Heavy-Handed.” The Wall Street Journal, September 2
  14. Galan, Manuela. “Paris Top 10 Contemporary Art Exhibitions this Summer.” The Culture Trip, August
  15. Weiderman, Paul. “SITE Sante fe Andrea Bowers: The art of activism.” Sante Fe New Mexician, July 18
  16. Hanson, Sarah. “Pushing Boundaries: SITE Santa Fes Reimagined Biennial.” Artinfo, July 18
  17. Landi, Anne. “Bringing the Cutting-Edge to Santa Fe.” ARTnews, summer
  18. Joyce, Erin. “A First Look at the New SITE Santa Fe Biennial.” Hyperallergic, July 31
  19. Cristello, Stephanie. “Unsettled Lanscapes: An Interview with Andrea Bowers.” ARTSlant, July
  20. Hirsh, Jennie. “A New Chapter for SITE Santa Fe Biennial.” Art in America, June 13
  21. Groppe, Pierre. “In Situ 1: Espace Culturel Louis Vuitton gives Andrea Bowers carte blance.” Vogue Paris, June 4
  22. Gelsomini, Tina, “BNLMTL 2014 // Andrea Bowers.” The Seen: Chicagos International Online Journal of Contemporary at Modern Art, May 27
  23. Fisch, Sarah, “Pace Gems: Flawless Pieces, Gorgeous Setting Lost in a Jumble.” San Antonio Current, April 30
  24. Buckley, Annie. “Investigating Steubenville: Andrea Bowers’ #sweetjane.” KCET Artbound, February 6
  25. Maloney, Patricia. “Episode 447: Andrea Bowers, #sweetjane.” Bad at Sports (audio interview), March 24
  26. Willette, Jeanne. “Preview: Andrea Bowers at Pomona College Museum of Art.” ArtScene, January
2013
  1. “Transformer Display For Community Fundraising: Phase 4.” Skidmore.edu, February 4
  2. Geiser, Kirsa, “Review: Andrea Bowers, ‘Cultivating the Courage to Sin’.” Spike Quarterly

  3. Mania, Astrid, “Critics Picks: Andrea Bowers at Capitain Petzel.” Artforum.com
  4. Mania, Astrid. "Critics' Picks: Andrea Bowers at Capitain Petzel." Artforum, October 16
  5. Ruthe, Ingeborg. "Ihre Freunde, die Bume: Andrea Bowers, Capitain Petzel." Berliner Zeitung, October 15
  6. Cheng, Scarlet. “Labour and Wait displays the melding of art and craft.” Los Angeles Times, August 31
  7. Drohojowska-Philp, Hunter. “Art Talk: Labour and Wait at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art.” KCRW, August 15
  8. Smith, Roberta. “40 Nations, 1,000 Artists and One Island.” New York Times, May 10 Heddaya, Mostafa. “Andrea Bowers Protest letters Taken Down Overnight at Frieze.” Hyperallergic, May 10
  9. Kinsella, Eileen. “Labor Activists Return to Protest Frieze, Will Speak Out at Nato Thompson Talk.” ArtInfo, May 10
  10. Kjellburg, Ann. “Not Fair: Artist Andrea Bowers Writes to the Organizers of the Frieze Art Fair.” Little Star, May 10
  11. Sutton, Benjamin. “Andrea Bowers Hangs Letter Decrying Friezes Labor Practices in Susanne Vielmetters Booth.” ArtInfo, May 9
  12. Lescaze, Zo. “Union Members Protest Frieze Labor Policy, Andrea Bowers Joins the Fray.” Gallerist NY, May 5
  13. Willette, Jeanne. "Preview: Andrea Bowers at Pomona College Museum of Art." ArtScene, January

2012

  1. Edwards, Jeff. “Never Forgotten: The Art and Activism of Andrea Bowers.” ArtPulse, April
  2. Richard, Frances. “Andrea Bowers.” Artforum, Winter Preview
  3. “27 Questions for Art Activist Andrea Bowers.” Artinfo International. January 4
  4. Crow, Kelly. “Art Basel: From Bargains to Billionaires.” The Wall Street Journal, December 7
  5. Heyman, Marshall. “The Insanity of Art Basel.” The Wall Street Journal, December 6
  6. Kellaway, Brooke. “Letters to the Army of Three: Andrea Bowers on Abortion, Then and Now.” Walker Art Center, December 3
  7. Knight, Christopher. "A timely, spirited protest at 'Work.’” LA Times, October 5
  8. Heldebro, Johanna. "Interview with Andrea Bowers.” LAURA, Issue No. 8, Autumn 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
  9. Green, Emily. “L.A. activists try to stop woodlands from becoming sediment dumps.” High Country News, May 14
  10. Buszek, Maria Elena. “Necessary Positions in Feminist Art: A Conversation.” Art Journal, Spring Jacobson, Heidi Zuckerman. “The Kids Are Alright.” Huffington Post, April 30
  11. “Audience as Subject Puts Spotlight on the Spectator at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.” Huffingtonpost.com, February 15
  12. 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
  13. Prestianni, Sam. “Mob Rules.” San Francisco Weekly, February 15
  14. Richard, Frances. “Andrea Bowers.” Artforum, January
  15. Rochester, Katherine. “Five Acts: Chronicles of Dissent.” Artforum.com, February 16

2011

  1. Gilbert, Alan. “Andrea Bowers’s “The New Woman’s Survival Guide”.” Art Agenda, December 7
  2. Lookofsky, Sarah. “Andrea Bowers. Artforum.com Critic’s Picks.” Artforum.com December
  3. “Goings On About Town.” The New Yorker, December 12
  4. Bloom, Lisa and Elena Glasberg. “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
  5. Cromer, Mark. “Incarceration to Installation.” Artillery. May/June
  6. Diaz, Eva. “Drawn from Photography.” ArtForum, Summer, p. 404-05
  7. Dorfman, John. “The Lens and the Pencil.” Art & Antiques, February, p. 34
  8. Gilman, Claire. Drawn from Photography. Exhibition catalog. The Drawing Center, New York, 2011.
  9. Lawson, Thomas. “A Story about Civil Disobedience and Landscape: Interview with Andrea Bowers.” East of Borneo, January
  10. Morgan, Margaret. Home Truths. The M Word, edited by Myrel Chernick and Jennie Klein. Demeter Press, 2011: 213-233.
  11. Rethinking Contemporary Art and Multicultural Education. Edited by Eungie Joo, Joseph Keehn II, Jenny Ham-Roberts. Routledge, 2011.
  12. Rosenberg, Karen. “Drawn From Photography.” New York Times: Weekend Arts. February 25
  13. Rosenow, Romina. “The Treet Watchers.” Pasadena Magazine, July, p. 36-39
  14. Scott, Andrea K. “Drawn From Photography.” The New Yorker, March 21
  15. Bruce, Caitlin. “Looking for the Political at Art Basel.” Art Threat, December 19
  16. Cotter, Holland. “Complacency Butts Up Against Game Changers.” New York Times, December 16
  17. Andrea Bowers. The New Yorker. December 12
  18. Rabel, Eduardo Alexander. “Something for Everyone.” Artslant.co, December 9
  19. Sledge, Matt. “Occupy Art Basel Remains Elusive, But One Occupation Shoots Up In Miami
  20. Beach.” huffingtonpost.com, December 2
  21. Rosenberg, Karen. “Art Fair: Business Over Activism.” New York Times, December 2
  22. Loos, Ted. “Ten Things to Look Forward to at Art Basel in Miami.” Vogue, November 28
  23. Lacy, Suzanne. “It Speaks to Me.” Los Angeles Times, September 21
  24. Rosenberg, Karen. “Authorship or Translation? Notes Toward Redefining Creativity.” New York Times, February 24
  25. Finkel, Jori. “Artist-activist Andrea Bowers arrested in tree-sitting protest in Arcadia.” Los Angeles Times, January 13
  26. Finkel, Jori. “Artist Andrea Bowers turns activist.” Los Angeles Times, January 12

2010

  1. Gilman, Claire. “Marking Politics: Drawing as Translation in Recent Art.” Art Journal, Fall
  2. Knight, Christopher. “Art Review: 'Supernatural’ @ Jancar Gallery.” Los Angeles Times, August 20
  3. Mizota, Sharon. “’Love in a Cemetery’ at the 18th Street Art Center.” LA Times, February
  4. Duncan, David. “Andrea Bowers.” Art in America, January
  5. O'Neill-Butler, Lauren. “Andrea Bowers.” ArtForum, January
  6. Barton, Greg. “Graphite Testimony.” The Last Times, December
  7. Zellen, Jody. “Andrea Bowers, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects.” Artillery, September/October
  8. Barliant, Claire. “The Last Newspaper.” Time Out New York, November 1
  9. Miles, Christopher. “Andrea Bowers at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects.” LA Weekly, July 29
  10. Knight, Christopher. “Other Side of the Dream.” Los Angeles Times, July 9
  11. Beck, Graham T. “Andrea Bowers at Andrew Kreps.” Frieze, Issue 129, March
  12. Dean, Bec. "Raquel Ormella and Andrea Bowers: Life in the Balance." Art and Australia, Volume 48, No. 1

2009

  1. Amir, Yaelle. “Eco Action.” ArtSlant.com, November 23
  2. “Andrea Bowers.” The New Yorker, November 23
  3. Luna, Marcela Quiroz. “Proyecto Cívico / Civic Project at Centro Cultural Tijuana- CECUT.”, Latin Art, Spring
  4. Dean, Jennifer, “Exhibit at UCR pairs art, clothing drive for needy.” The Press-Enterprise, March 11
  5. Buckley, Annie, “Andrea Bowers and Suzanne Lacy.” ArtForum, March 6
  6. Dambrot, Shana Nys. “Andrea Bowers and Suzanne Lacy’s Progressive Home Ecenomics.” THE Magazine Los Angeles, February/March
  7. Calder, Diane, “Previews of Exhibitions: Andrea Bowers and Suzanne Lacy.” Art Scene, February
  8. Lehrer-Graiwer, Sarah, “Museum Preview: 2008 California Biennial.” Art Forum, January 
  9. Cotter, Holland. “Golden Oldies All Over Chelsea.” New York Times, December 4
  10. Mizota, Sharon. “Andrea Bowers and Suzanne Lacy.” Art Papers, November/December Emerling Susan. “Laton: the little California town that served as a muse.” Los Angeles Times, April 26
  11. Cheng, Scarlet. “Irvine Shines at OC: 2008 California Biennial at the Orange County Museum of Art.” Artillery magazine, March

2008

  1. Artist’s Project: Andrea Bowers, Switch 1.1 : A Biannual Magazine Published by The Power Plant, Winter
  2. Estéves, Ruth and Lucia Sandromán Ed., Proyecto Civico Project, Centro Cultural Tijuana (CECUT), Mateus Books, November
  3. Boem, Mike. “3 L.A. Artists Get Fellowship.” Los Angeles Times, November 11, p. E-3
  4. Knight, Christopher, “California Biennial at the Orange County Museum of Art.” Los Angeles Times, November 4
  5. Firstenberg, Lauri, 2008 California Biennial. Exhibition catalogue. Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA, October
  6. Schwarting, Jen. “Progress.” The Brooklyn Rail, October
  7. Melrod, George. “A Questioning Biennial, Interview with Lauri Firstenberg.” Art Ltd., November
  8. Andrea Bowers in Conversation with Catherine Opie, Catalogue, Art Resources Transfer, Canada: Westcan, Edited by Alejandro Cesarco
  9. O’Connell, Brian. “Ghostly Media: What Would an Invoking Media Look Like?” Art & Research, Volume 2, Number 1, Summer
  10. Morrone, Francis. “Changing Times, Changing Notions: 'Progress' At the Whitney.” The New York Sun, August 14
  11. Myers, Julian. “Amateurs.” Frieze, September
  12. Rugoff, Ralph. Other Experts, Amateurs. Exhibition catalogue. CCA Wattis, San Francisco
  13. Schwarting, Jen. “Progress.” The Brooklyn Rail, October
  14. Harmanci, Reyhan. “Face of Femminism: Small Things End, Great Things Endure.” San Francisco Chronicle, January 17
  15. Bryan-Wilson, Julia. “Preview: The Way That We Rhyme.” Artforum, January
  16. Krishtalka, Sholem. “A Furious Embrace: Not a soft downy comforter.” Xtra! January 7

2007

  1. Borchhardt-Birbaumer, Brigitte. “Modelle einer kritischen Gegenwartskuns.” Wiener Zeitung, February 22
  2. Pagel, David. “It Pays to Be Booksmart and Streetwise.” Los Angeles Times, December 28
  3. Stange, Raimar. The Evil (exhibition catalogue) Galerie Gebr. Lehmann, Dresden, Germany, December
  4. Fragoza, Carribean, LAXART Benefit Art Auction Draws Energetic Crowds and Funds, Flash Art Online, November 16
  5. Prickett, Sarah Nicole. “Art-Hopping: Power Plant, Gallery TPW, Deluca Fine Arts.” Torontoist, Nov. 29
  6. Food, Brian. “Going Out: Things to do and People to See in T.O. this week.” Globe and Mail, November 24
  7. Buckley, Annie. “A Handmade’s Tale: Andrea Bowers Bears Witness to the Equilibrium Between Art and Activism.” A & U Magazine, September
  8. Patterson, Carrie. “Andrea Bowers: The Weight of Relevance.” Art Circles, Issue #5, Fall
  9. Moshayedi, Aram. “Andrea Bowers: Los Angeles.” Art Papers, July/August
  10. Schmidt, Eva. Tanzen Sehen, Exhibition catalogue. Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen
  11. Mizota, Sharon. “Filling the Gap.” art ltd, July
  12. Mizota, Sharon. “Politics sewn to art, panel by quilt-like panel.” Los Angeles Times, June 9
  13. Bowers, Andrea. “Beyond Drawing.” Art on Paper, Vol. 11, May/June, p.66-68.
  14. Pagel, David. “Honoring a quilt and its powerful message.” Los Angeles Times, May 18
  15. Bowers, Andrea. “Guest Lecture by Andrea Bowers.” Artillery, Vol 1, No. 5, p. 24, May
  16. Bedford, Christopher. “Artforum Pick: Andrea Bowers at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects.” Artforum.com, May 19
  17. Beyn, Ariane, The California Files, (catalogue), CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, April 19
  18. Wing, Carlin, “WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution”, Fluent Collaborative, issue 87, April
  19. “Personal Affairs.” Kunstforum International, vol. 184, March/April
  20. Intimer Einblick in verborgene—durch die Kunst, Dumont Kunst, February
  21. Kort, Michele. “The Women Who Came Before Roe.” Alternet, January
  22. Die Verborgenen chatze des Leverkusener Kunsttempels, Das Regionale Freizeitmagazin, January
2006
  1. Schmidt, Jason. “Artists.” Paris, Edition 7L, p. 137
  2. Wolff, Elaine. “At the Crossroads with Freud and Roe.” San Antonio Current, November 1-7
  3. Goddard, Dan R. “Photorealistic drawings honor women's social activism.” San Antonio Express News, Nov. 26
  4. Jones, Amelia. “A Companion to Contemporary Art since 1945.” London, Blackwell Publishing, pp.181-182
  5. Schwenke-Runkel, Ingeborg. Wie viel Intimitat ist erlaubt?, Kolner - Stadt - Anzeiger, vol 2.3, December
  6. Heinzelmann, Markus, New Forms of Intimacy, Personal Affairs catalogue, Museum Morsbroich, DuMont Literature and Kunst Verlag
  7. Lawson, Thomas. “Best of 2006.” Artforum, December, p. 290
  8. Kohler, Michael. “Das Ich als Grabbelkiste.” Frankfurter Rundschau, Vol 7, December
  9. Payton, Brenda. “Art explores world at tipping point.” Oakland Tribune, September 22
  10. “Personal Affairs.” Düsseldorfer Hefte, December
  11. Museum Morsbroich, Golf Report Köln, December
  12. “Wie viel Intimitat ist erlaubt?” Kölner-Stadt-Anzeiger, vol. 2.3, December
  13. “Das Ich als Grabbelkiste.” Frankfurter Rundschau, vol. 7, December
  14. “Andrea Bowers and Paul Chan: Power, Tarzan and Jane.” The Wrong Times, p. 9
  15. Bonami, Francesco; Frisa, Maria Luisa; Tonchi, Stefano, Human Game, Charta and Fondazione (in English and Italian)
  16. Valdez, Sarah. “Andrea Bowers: Nothing is Neutral at REDCAT, Los Angeles.” art on paper, Nov./Dec.
  17. Payton, Brenda. “Art explores world at tipping point.” The Oakland Tribune, September 22
  18. Dawsey, Jill. “Andrea Bowers' History Lessons.” Afterall, Autumn/Winter, pp.18-26
  19. Sperlinger, MIke. “Bad Example: Andrea Bowers.” Afterall, Autumn/Winter, pp.11-17
  20. Bowers, Andrea, and Paul Chan. “Power.” The Wrong Times, p.9
  21. Kort, Michelle. “Letters to an Army of 3: Artist Andrea Bowers honors pre-Roe pioneers.” Ms. Magazine, Fall
  22. Helfand, Glen. particulate matter, (show catalogue), Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA
  23. Myers, Terry. “Andrea Bowers, Nothing is Neutral.” Modern Painters, September, p. 102
  24. Morgan, Margaret, Regarding Beauty, a companion to Contemporary Art Since 1945, Blackwell Publishing, edited by Jones, Amelia, p. 182
  25. Joo, Eungie. Nothing is Neutral: Andrea Bowers, and RedCat (show catalogue)
  26. Essays: Butler, Connie, Andrea Bowers’s Magical Feminism; Joo, Eungie, “DIY School” (interview);
  27. Leclère, Mary, The Skeptic’s Question
  28. Lapp, Axel, Your Whole Fucking Culture Alienates Me: Andrea Bowers, ArtReview, July, issue 1, p. 135
  29. Bonami, Francesco, Maria Luisa Frisa, and Stefano Tonchi. Human Game: Winners and Losers.
  30. Exhibition catalogue. Florence: Fondazione Pitti Discovery and Charta
  31. Myers, Holly. “Balancing art, politics.” Los Angeles Times, July 19, p. E3
  32. Baldwin, Cara. “Cara Baldwin interviews Andrea Bowers.” InterReview, p. 33-34
  33. Futernick, Marisa. “Marisa Futernick on Andrea Bowers.” InterReview, p. 35
  34. Herbst, Marc. “An elegy near Andrea Bowers.” InterReview, p. 36-37
  35. Lowther, John. “John Lowther on Andrea Bowers.” InterReview, p. 38-39
  36. Bell, Kirsty; Lubbke-Tidow, Maren; Stange, Raimar, Andrea Bowers/ Matthew Antezzo, Neue Review, Art in Berlin, January, p. 4-9
2005
  1. Pollack, Barbara. “Social Studies: Sixty artists overhaul the concept of national monument.” Time Out New York, January
  2. Leclère, Mary, Andrea Bowers: Letters to the Army of Three, exhibition catalog, The Glassell School of Art, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, p. 4-11
  3. Meltzer, Eve. “Monuments for the USA.” FRIEZE, Summer
  4. Kraus, Chris; Tumlir, Jan; McFadden, Jane, LA Artland: Contemporary Art from Los Angeles, Black Dog Publishing, London, p.168, 217
  5. Sholis, Brian, Vitamin D, New Perspectives in Drawings, Phaidon Press, London and New York, essay p. 36, illustrations p. 37-39, bio p. 336
  6. Lorch, Catrin. “Van Horn, Düsseldorf, Germany.” Frieze, Issue 94, October, p. 228
  7. Bowers, Andrea. “Four Emerging Women Speak Out On Mary Kelly's Circa 1968: Danielle Gustafson
  8. Sundell, Cara Balwin, Marisa J. Futernick and Andrea Bowers.” InterReview, p. 28-29
  9. Fast Forward/Avance Rapido, Media Art From the Goetz Collection, p. 26-27, 40-45
  10. Rugoff, Ralph. “Monuments for the USA.” p. 32-33
  11. Siegel, Katy. “All Together Now.” Artforum, January, p. 169

2004

  1. Bankowsky, Jack. “This is Today.” Artforum, May, p. 170
  2. Bowers, Andrea. “Magical Politics – Feast or Fasting.” Cakewalk, p. 23-25
  3. Bowers, Andrea. “My Pop.” Artforum, October, p. 94
  4. Dambrot, Shana Nys. “Andrea Bowers at Mary Goldman Gallery.” Artweek, September, p. 19-20
  5. Dunn, Melissa. “Whitney Biennial: A Good-Looking Corpse.” Flash Art, May/June, p. 63
  6. Heartney, Eleamor. “The Well-Tempered Biennial.” Art in America June/July, p. 75
  7. Knight, Christopher. “Politics and art? Of course, she says.” The Los Angeles Times, June 11
  8. Kuhn, Thomas. “Fast Forward.” Kunstforum International, issue 168, January/February, p. 346-348
  9. Larsen, Lars Bang; Siegel, Katy; Verwoert, Jan. “What the World Needs Now….” Frieze, November/December, p. 52-53, 77-78, 81-82, 84-86, 88
  10. Lee, Pamela M. “Crystal Lite.” Artforum, May, p. 174
  11. Mania, Astrid. “Andrea Bowers.” U-Spot, issue 02, p. 49
  12. Martens, Anne. “Andrea Bowers.” Flash Art, July/September, p. 116
  13. Morgan, Susan. “If Memories Failed to Fade.” Magazin 4
  14. Rapkin, Mickey. “Bold Biennial.” Details, March, p. 78
  15. Seigel, Katy; Mattick, Paul. “Art Works Money.” Thames & Hudson, p. 34-35, 100-101, 194
  16. Siegel, Katy. “American Pie.” Frieze, May, p. 69
  17. Sholis, Brian. “Creative Resistance—Carol Bove and Andrea Bowers.” Flash Art, October, p. 102

2003

  1. Fast Forward: Media Art from the Goetz Collection, Exhibition catalogue. Munich: Sammlung Goetz,
  2. Durant, Sam; Bonvicini, Monica. “Andrea Bowers.” Neue Review, December, p. 4-5
  3. “Focus Video and Film.” Flash Art, March/April, p. 93
  4. Jana, Renna. “California Dreamin.” Tema Celeste
  5. Kantor, Jordan. “Andrea Bowers.” Artforum, January, p. 140
  6. Myers, Holly. “Relationships at Play in the Physical World.” Los Angeles Times, July 19
  7. Smith, Roberta. “Impressions of the Yard, Visual and Olfactory.” New York Times, June 27
  8. Sorbello, Marina. “Andrea Bowers: Magical Politics.” The Art Newspaper, December
  9. Thorson, Alice. “The Art of War.” Kansas City Star, March 30

2002

  1. Bowers, Andrea. “Game Girl.” V Magazine, July/August
  2. Bowers, Andrea. “Top Ten.” Artforum, April, p. 38
  3. Casino 2001, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst
  4. Gavlak, Sarah. “Andrea Bowers, ‘Intimate Strangers’.”Time Out, issue 277, January p. 11-18
  5. Harvey, Doug. “About Time: Bitchin’ video art at the Hammer.” LA Weekly, February, p. 16-22
  6. Knode, Marilu, Andrea Bowers, Retake, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Liverpool, p. 70-75
  7. Kraus, Chris; Siegel, Katy, Andrea Bowers, Sara Meltzer Gallery
  8. Pagel, David. “The Myth of Selling Out.” Art Issues, Summer
  9. Pagel, David. “MOCA Sampler Is a Mixed Treat.” Los Angeles Times, February 8
  10. Bowers, Andrea, Annual Report, Fiscal Years 2000 and 2001, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
  11. Robinson, Walter. “Baselmania.” art.com magazine, June 16
  12. Siegel, Katy, Andrea Bowers, Everybody Now, Bertha and Karl Leubdsdorf Art Gallery at Hunter College
  13. Siegel, Katy. “Katy Siegel on Andrea Bowers.” Artforum, January, p. 121
  14. Wallis, Simon. Andrea Bowers, Remix: Contemporary Art and Pop, Tate Liverpool

2001

  1. Amanshauser, Hildegund; Thater, Diana. A Living Theatre (catalogue), Salzburger Kunstverein, p. 22-33
  2. Klassmeyer, Kelly, Group Mentality, Houston Press, April 12-18
  3. Knode, Marilu, Revolution Dance (catalogue), Wiederaufnahme (Retake), NAK Neuer Aachener Kunstverein
  4. Molinari, Guido. “Radar Love.” Flash Art, December
  5. New Heimat, Frankfurter Kunstverein (catalogue)
  6. Siegel, Katy. “First Take: New Art, New Artists.” Artforum, January, p. 121

2000

  1. Baers, Michael, An Art Enclave Heats Up in Chinatown, Art
  2. Berget, Bill. “Featured Stories: Marking Time as a Material in Film and Video opens at the Palm Beach ICA.” onview.com, April 18
  3. Bowers, Andrea. “Nasty, or unclean, offensive, indecent, inclement. Monica Bonvicini interviewed by Andrea Bowers.” Monica Bonvicini: Scream and Shake, p. 30-38
  4. Cappellazzo, Amy, Making Time: Considering Time As a Material in Contemporary Video & Film, New York: DAP, March
  5. Guequierre, Nathan. “Karaoke Voyeurism.” Shepherd Express Metro, November 9
  6. Harvey, Doug. “It’s Chinatown.” LA Weekly, May 5-11, p. 49
  7. Hunt, David. “Andrea Bowers at Sara Meltzer’s On View….” Frieze, issue 50, January/February, p. 94-95
  8. Pagel, David. “Thrilling and Shiny: Bowers’ Work Resonates.” Los Angeles Times, February 25, p. F3
  9. Pagel, David. “Andrea Bowers: Artist, Los Angeles.” Artforum, September/October, vol. 20 no. 5
  10. Snow, Vicki. “Unfinished History.” TGIF, February 5, p. 12-17
  11. Thater, Diana. “A Living Theater.” Magazin 4 Salzburger Kunstuerein

1999

  1. Amanshauser, Hildegund. “A Living Theatre.” Magazin 4 Salzburger Kunstverein, p. 76-83
  2. Cappellazzo, Amy, I’m the Boss of Myself or Please Release Me Let Me Go, New York, Sara Meltzer’s on View, illustration p. 3
  3. Darling, Michael. “Michael Darling’s (Museum and Gallery) Top 10 Plus 10.” LA Weekly, January 8-14, p. 50
  4. Grabner, Michelle. “Unfinished History.” Frieze, issue 46, June/July
  5. Knode, Marilu. “Unfinished History.” Art/Text, no. 65, May/July, p. 93-94
  6. Schürmann, Wilhelm, More than meets the eye (exhibition catalogue), Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, p. 81, 83

1998

  1. Bonami, Francesco, Unfinished History, Walker Art Center, p. 15-33, illustrations p. 66-69
  2. Calame, Ingrid, In the Polka Dot Kitchen, Foundation Press, p. 19-42
  3. Coleman, Sarah; Helford, Glen; Tan, Sylvia, “Wings of Desire/Floss”, The San Francisco Bay Guardi, Feb.
  4. Darling, Michael. “Crowd Control.” Frieze, issue 38, January/February, p. 52-53
  5. Demetre, Jim. “End of the world? I Feel Fine.” Seattle Weekly, February
  6. Fogle, Douglas. “Andrea Bowers.” GUARENE ARTE 98, Torino, Italy, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo per l’arte, p. 12-16
  7. Fredericksen, Eric. “Deeply Shallow.” The Stranger, February 19
  8. Kangas, Matthew. “Flower Power and Frivolities.” The Seattle Times, February 12
  9. Kelly, Ruby. “The Ruby Kelly Column.” Art Review, April
  10. “L.A. Trained Artists Shown at Art Institute.” San Francisco Chronicle, February 19
  11. Martin, Victoria. “Andrea Bowers at the Santa Monica Museum of Art.” Artweek
  12. McEwen, John. “Couldn’t Get Ahead.” Sunday Telegraph, April 23
  13. O’Reilly, John. “Art for Bart’s Sake.” Modern Review, April 10, p. 33
  14. Rubin, David S. “Considering Audience: Reflections On the 1998 Phoenix Triennial.” 1998 Phoenix Triennial, Phoenix Art Museum, p. 8-33, illustrations p. 52-55
  15. Webster, Mary Hull. “Wings of Desire and Mark Bradford at the San Francisco Art Institute.” Artweek, April, p. 19-20
  16. Zellen, Jody, “Andrea Bowers’ Spectacular Appearances at the Santa Monica Museum of Art”, Fall, volume 1 number 3, p. 22

1997

  1. I’m Still In Love with You (exhibition catalog), Twentieth Century Women’s Club, curated by Steven Hull, p.3,4
  2. Greene, David A. “Hot Coffee”, Frieze, issue 43, May, p. 76
  3. Pagel, David. “Voyeur’s Paradise at Santa Monica Place.” Los Angeles Times, December 19, p. F33
  4. Saltz, Jerry. “Regular—No Sugar.” Time Out New York, issue 75, February 27-March 6, p. 40
  5. Schjeldahl, Peter. “La-la Band.” Village Voice, February 18

1996

  1. Darling, Michael. “Box Tops.” Santa Barbara News, February 2

1995

  1. Baker, Kenneth. “Taking Art Into Their Own Hands.” San Francisco Chronicle, June 2, p. C1, C5
  2. Craddock, Sacha, London Times, April 5
  3. Darling, Michael. “‘Pretty’ at FOOD HOUSE.” Artweek, March, p. 38-39
  4. Feaver, William. “Smart Habits and Sharp Practice.” London Observer, April 23
  5. Greene, David S. “Andrea Bowers.” Art Issues, no. 36, January/February, p. 41
  6. Kent, Sarah. “Art Review.” Time Out, April, p. 51

1994

  1. Davidson, Leanne Alexis. “Three Day Weekend.” Real Life Magazine, no. 23, illustrations p. 35-36

1993

  1. Crosby, Gregory. “The Professor’s Guide to Vegas Kulcher.” SCOPE, October
  2. Devine, Rory. “Heaven Missing.” Picture Book #4
  3. Frank, Peter. “Picks of the Week.” LA Weekly, August 27, p. 131

1992

  1. Heartney, Eleanor. “The Imp of the Perverse.” ARTnews, September
  2. Jarrell, Joe. “Reviews.” Sculpture, September/October
  3. Jones, Amelia. Public and Private Pleasures.” Art Issues, September/October
  4. Pagel, David. “Art Review.” Los Angeles Times, March 20
  5. Rugoff, Ralph. “Sex Objects.” LA Weekly, April 2-8
  6. Selwyn, Marc. “FOOD HOUSE: LA’s Newest Alternative Space.” Flash Art, November/December
  7. Pagel, David, “Window on LA” (LA Art Fair Catalogue)

Public Collections

  1. Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Culture Center, Los Angeles, CA
  2. Artspace, San Antonio, TX
  3. Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
  4. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC
  5. Ingvild Goetz Collection, Munich, Germany
  6. Linda Pace Foundation, San Antonio, TX
  7. National Museum of Fine Arts, Athens, Greece
  8. Museum Abteiberg, Moenchengladbach, Germany
  9. Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
  10. Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, CA
  11. Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
  12. Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
  13. Orange County Museum of Art. Newport Beach, CA
  14. Tate Modern, London, United Kingdom
  15. Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, Utah
  16. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY