Andrea Bowers


Past Exhibitions

Andrea Bowers - The New Women's Survival Guide, (Oct. 29 - Jan. 7, 2011)
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Andrea Bowers - Mercy Mercy Me, (Oct. 24 - Dec. 23, 2009)
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ANDREA BOWERS

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

Education

1992   
MFA, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
1987   
BFA, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

Solo Exhibitions

2014
Andrea Bowers: #sweetjane, Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA
2013
Cultivating the Courage to Sin, Capitain Petzel, Berlin
2012
Help the Work Along, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles, CA
2011
The New Women's Survival Guide, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY
Ni Una Muerte Mas, Project Room, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens Greece
2010
The Political Landscape, Susan Vielmetter, Los Angeles, CA
2009       
Mercy Mercy Me, Andrew Kreps Gallery, NY
An Eloquent Woman, Praz-Devallade, Paris, France
2008       
Sanctuary, Van Horn, D¸sseldorf, Germany
The Weight of Relevance, ZKM/Zentrum f¸r 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, Los Angeles
The Weight of Relevance, Wiener Secession, Vienna, Austria
2006       
Vows, Halle für Kunst, eV, L¸neburg, Germany
Nothing is Neutral: Andrea Bowers, REDCAT, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Eungie Joo, traveling to: ArtPace, San Antonio, TX; Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
Eulogies to One and Another, Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
Your Whole Fucking Culture Alienates Me, Galerie Mehdi Chouakri, Berlin, Germany
Letters to an Army of Three, Core Program, Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, curated by Mary LeclËre
2005       
Medhi Chouakri, Riverside Wall, Berlin, Germany
Culture of Choice, Van Horn, D¸sseldorf, 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       
Democracyís Body ñ Dance Dance Revolution, Art 32 Basel, Art Statements, Basel, Switzerl and 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 Meltzerís on view, New York, NY
1999       
Moving Equilibrium, Sara Meltzerís on view, New York, NY
1998       
Spectacular Appearances, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
Spectacular Appearances in the Food Court, a project with the Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica Place Mall, Santa Monica, CA
1996       
Spanish Box, Santa Monica, CA
1994       
Damaged Goods, Bliss, Pasadena, CA
1993       
FOOD HOUSE, Santa Monica, CA

Group Exhibitions

2013
TRANSFORMer: Platform for Community Education, Activism and Fundraising, Tang Museum, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
2012
The Residue of Memory, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
No Person May Carry a Fish into a Bar, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
Drawn from Photography,
curated by Claire Gilman, DePaul Art Museum, Chicago, IL
Nothing Beside Remains,
collaboration with Shizu Sadamando, L.A.N.D., Marfa, Texas
2011
Art Public, curated by Christine Kim, Miami FL (collaboration with Olga Koumoundourous)
Why I Never Became a Dancer, Sammlung Goetz at Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
I Am Still Alive: Politics and Everyday Life in Contemporary Drawing, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
In Process, ANN 330 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Greater LA, curated by Benjamin Godsill, Elanor Cayre and Joel Mesler, PS1, Brooklyn, NY
Drawn from Photography, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
Alles Kannibalen?, Me-Collector's Room, Berlin, Germany
2010
The Last Newspaper, New Museum, New York, NY
Everything is Political, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Supernatural, Jancar Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
In the Balance: art for a changing world,
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
2009       
Bitch is The New Black, Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Emma Gray
Fight the Power, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
Andrea Bowers and Suzanne Lacy: Your Donations Do Our Work, Sweeney Art Gallery, University of California Riverside, Riverside, CA (two-person show)
2008         
Wunderkrammer L¸neburg, Halle f¸r Kunst, L¸neburg, Germany
California Biennial  2008, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA, curated by Lauri Firstenberg
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
ach/sichten. Video works from the Goetz Collection, Edith Russ Site for Media Art in Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany, curated by Sabine Himmelsbach and Stephan Urbaschek
Proyecto Civico / Civic Project, Centro Cultural Tijuana (CECUT), Tijuana, Mexico, curated by Lucia Sanroman and Ruth Estevez
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 Rugofff
La Mirada Iracunda / The Furious Gaze, Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain, 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       
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
Resistance is..., Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, curated by Tina Kukielski
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
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 f¸r Gegenwartskunst, Seigen, Germany
The Evil, Galerie Gebr. Lehmann, Dresden, Germany, curated by Raimar Stange
Personal Affairs, Morsbroich Museum, Leverkusen, Germany
Particulate Matter, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA (curated by Glen Helfand)
Prevailing Climate, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY
First Artist Defines Meaning, Camera Austria, Kunsthaus Graz, Austria
Human Game: Winners and Losers, 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
Anticipation, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL (curated by Karen Irvine)
Art for our sake!, Bard College, Annendale-on-Hudson, NY
Welcome Home, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York
Jump CutóNights, (a symposium on choreographic structures in moving images) and "Videoperformanceóstories 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
Touch of Evil, Gallery Estacion Tijuana, Tijuana, Mexico
The Last Christmas, Mehdi Chouakri, Riverside Wall, Berlin, Germany
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
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
Whitney Biennial, curated by Chrissie Iles, Shamim Momin, and Debra Singer, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Dance Dance Revolution, curated by Matthew Lyons & Lanka Tattersall, The Leroy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY
Victory 2004, Ronald Felman, New York, NY
kurzdavordanach, curated by von Wilhelm Sch¸rmann, Die Photographische Sammlung/ SK Stiftung
Kultur, Cologne, Germany
Vieja Gloria, film screening, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
The Freedom Salon, Deitch Projects, New York, NY
Drawings, Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
2003       
Fast Forward: Media Art Sammlung Goetz (catalogue), Media Works from the Goetz Collection between Ethno-Narration and Formal Innovation, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany; Conde Duque Centro Cultural, Madrid, Spain
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; 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 MOCA's Collection, curated by Michael Darling, MOCA @ 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
2001       
Casino 2001 (catalogue), curated by Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele  Kunst Ghent, Belgium
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
Video Take, Stuc en Hedendaagse Kunsten, De Openabare Bibliotheek, Leuven, Belgium
Making Time: Considering Time as a Material in Contemporary Film & Video (catalogue), curated by Amy Cappellazzo, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA; PBICA, Palm Beach, FL
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
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, CA
Venus, curated by Habib Kheradyar, Arc, Vienna, Austria
Motion Studies, curated by Michael Darling, Kunsthallen Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense, Denmark
Living Theatre (catalogue), curated by Diana Thater and Hildegund Amanshauser, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, Austria
Video Cult/tures (catalogue), ZKM, Museum of Contemporary Art, Karlsruhe, Germany
More Than Meets the Eye (catalogue), curated by Wilhelm Schuermann, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany
Transfer, curated by Rosanne Alstatt, Videonale-Intermezzo, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany
I'm the Boss of Myself (catalogue), curated by Sara Meltzer. essay by Amy Cappellazzo, Sara Meltzerís on view, 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
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 íarte, Torino, Italy
Ohio, (two person show with Sam Durant) Dogenhaus, Berlin, Germany
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
In the Polka Dot Kitchen (catalogue), curated by Sally Elesby and Anne Ayres, Otis Gallery and Armory Center, Los Angeles, CA
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
Hot Coffee, curated by Thomas Lawson, Artists Space, New York, NY
The Summer of Love, Fotouhi Cramer Gallery, New York, NY
Space Space, curated by Stephen Hartzog, POST, Los Angeles, CA
True.BLISS (catalogue), Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
Trying/Pattern, Chance, a project by Art Center College, Whisky Peteís, NV
Open House (catalogue), curated by John OíBrien, Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, 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
Couldnít 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
Dave's Not Here, Three Day Weekend, Los Angeles, CA
Thanks Again, FOOD HOUSE, Santa Monica, CA
Bad Girls (catalogue), curated by Marcia Tucker, New Museum, New York, NY
The Power of Positive Thinking, curated by Sam Durant, FOOD HOUSE, Santa Monica, CA
Second Skin, curated by Charles LaBelle, Espace, San Francisco, CA
Utter Realities, curated by Randy Sommer, Cerritos College Fine Art Gallery, Cerritos College, Norwalk, CA
PARANOID, co-organized by Sam Durant, M*Y*T*H* Series at the Brewery, Los Angeles, CA
1993       
Loose Slots, curated by Richard Kuhlenshmidt, Temporary Contemporary, Las Vegas, NV
Melancholic Consolation and Cynicism, Kuenstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany; Ruth Bloom  Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Thank You, FOOD HOUSE, Santa Monica, CA
Public & Private Pleasure, curated by Lauren Lesko, Nomadic Sites, Los Angeles, CA
Cherry Bomb, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
Heaven Missing, Jose Freire Gallery, New York, NY
FOOD HOUSE Visits the Art Store Gallery, curated by FOOD HOUSE, The Art Store, Los Angeles, CA
Imp of the Perverse, curated by Alisa Tager, Sally Hawkins Gallery, New York, NY
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

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2012
Knight, Christopher. "A Timely Spirited Protest at Work". Los Angeles Times. October 5, 2012
Edwards, Jeff. "Never Forgotten: The Art and Activism of Andrea Bowers." ArtPulse. April, 2012
Richard, Frances. "Andrea Bowers". Artforum International. Winter Preview
27 Questions for Art Activist Andrea Bowers. Artinfo International. January 4, 2012
2011
Gilbert, Alan. "Andrea Bowers's "The New Woman's Survival Guide". Art Agenda. December 7, 2011
Lookofsky, Sarah. "Andrea Bowers". Artforum.com Critic's Picks. December 12, 2011
Andrea Bowers. Goings On About Town, The New Yorker. December 12, 2011
Bloom, Lisa. Glasberg, Elena. "Dissapearing Ice and Missing Data: Climate Change in the Visual Cultore of the Polar Regions." Far Feild: Digital Culture, Climate Change and the Poles. November 2011
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Diaz. Eva. "Drawn from Photography." Artforum. Summer 2011: 404-05
Dorfman, John. "The Lens and the Pencil." Art and Antiques. February 2011: 34-35
Gilman, Claire. "Drawn from Photography". Artforum. Summer 2011: 34-35
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Rosenow, Romina. "The Tree Watchers". Pasadena Magazine. July 2011, 36-39
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2010
Gilman, Claire. "Marking Politics: Drawing as Translation in Recent Art". Art Journal. Fall 2010
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2009      
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2008       
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2007        
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Futernick, Marisa, "Marisa Futernick on Andrea Bowers", InterReview, p. 35
Herbst, Marc, "An elegy near Andrea Bowers", InterReview, p. 36-37
Lowther, John, "John Lowther on Andrea Bowers", InterReview, p. 38-39
Bell, Kirsty; Lubbke-Tidow, Maren; Stange, Raimar, "Andrea Bowers/ Matthew Antezzo", Neue Review, Art in Berlin, January, p. 4-9
Pollack, Barbara, "Social Studies: Sixty artists overhaul the concept of national monument", Time Out New York, January
LeclËre, 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
Meltzer, Eve, "Monuments for the USA", FRIEZE, Summer
Kraus, Chris; Tumlir, Jan; McFadden, Jane, "LA Artland: Contemporary Art from Los Angeles", Black Dog Publishing, London, p.168, 217
Sholis, Brian, "Vitamin D, New Perspectives in Drawings", Phaidon Press, London and New York, essay p. 36, illustrations p. 37-39, bio p. 336
Lorch, Catrin, "Van Horn, D¸sseldorf, 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", p. 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 ñ Feast or Fasting" Cakewalk, p. 23-25
Bowers, Andrea, "My Pop", Artforum, October, p. 94
Dambrot, Shana Nys, "Andrea Bowers at Mary Goldman Gallery", Artweek, September, p. 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, p. 75
Knight, Christopher, "Politics and art? Of course, she says", The Los Angeles  Times, June 11
Kraus, Chris, "Chance"
Kraus, Chris, "Sentimental Bitch", Video Green
Kuhn, Thomas, "Fast Forward", Kunstforum International, issue 168, January/February, p. 346-348
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
Lee, Pamela M. "Crystal Lite", Artforum, May, p. 174
Mania, Astrid, "Review Andrea Bowers", U-Spot, issue 02, p. 49
Martens, Anne, "Andrea Bowers", Flash Art, July/September, p. 116
Morgan, Susan, "If Memories Failed to Fade", Magazin 4
Rapkin, Mickey, "Bold Biennial", Details, March, p. 78
Seigel, Katy; Mattick, Paul, Art Works Money, Thames & Hudson, p. 34-35, 100-101, 194
Siegel, Katy, "American Pie", Frieze, May, p. 69
Sholis, Brian, "Creative ResistanceóCarol Bove and Andrea Bowers", Flash Art, October, p. 102
2003       
"Fast Forward: Media Art from the Goetz Collection", Exhibition catalogue. Munich: Sammlung Goetz,
Durant, Sam; Bonvicini, Monica, "Andrea Bowers", Neue Review, December, p. 4-5
"Focus Video and Film", Flash Art, March/April, 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, July 19
Smith, Roberta, "Impressions of the Yard, Visual and Olfactory", New York Times, June 27
Sorbello, Marina, "Andrea Bowers: Magical Politics", The Art Newspaper, December
Thorson, Alice, "The Art of War", Kansas City Star, 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, ëIntimate Strangersí", Time Out, issue 277, January 11-18
Harvey, Doug, "About Time: Bitchiní video art at the Hammer", LA Weekly, February 16-22
Knode, Marilu, "Andrea Bowers", Retake, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Liverpool, p. 70-75
Kraus, Chris; Siegel, Katy, 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, February 8
Bowers, Andrea, "Annual Report, Fiscal Years 2000 and 2001", The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Robinson, Walter, "Baselmania", art.com magazine, June 16
Siegel, Katy, "Andrea Bowers", Everybody Now, 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; Thater, Diana. "A Living Theatre" (exhibition  catalogue), Salzburger Kunstverein, p. 22-33
Klassmeyer, Kelly, "Group Mentality", Houston Press, April 12-18
Knode, Marilu, "Revolution Dance" (exhibition catalogue), Wiederaufnahme (Retake), NAK Neuer Aachener Kunstverein
Molinari, Guido, "Radar Love", Flash Art, December
New Heimat (exhibition catalogue), Frankfurter Kunstverein
Siegel, Katy, "First Take: New Art, New Artists," Artforum, January, 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, p. 30-38
Cappellazzo, Amy, Making Time: Considering Time As a Material in  Contemporary Video & Film, New York: DAP, March
Guequierre, Nathan, "Karaoke Voyeurism", Shepherd Express Metro, November 9
Harvey, Doug, "Itís Chinatown", LA Weekly, May 5-11, p. 49
Hunt, David. "Andrea Bowers at Sara Meltzerís On View", Frieze, issue 50, January/February, p. 94-95
Pagel, David, "Thrilling and Shiny: Bowersí Work Resonates", Los Angeles Times, February 25, p. F3
Pagel, David, "Andrea Bowers: Artist, Los Angeles", Artforum, September/October, vol. 20 no. 5
Snow, Vicki, "Unfinished History", TGIF, February 5, p. 12-17
Thater, Diana, "A Living Theater", Magazin 4 Salzburger Kunstuerein
1999       
Amanshauser, Hildegund, "A Living Theatre", Magazin 4 Salzburger Kunstverein, p. 76-83
Cappellazzo, Amy, Iím the Boss of Myself or Please Release Me Let Me Go, New York, Sara Meltzerís on View, illustration p. 3
Darling, Michael, "Michael Darlingís (Museum and Gallery) Top 10 Plus 10", LA Weekly, January 8-14, p. 50
Grabner, Michelle, "Unfinished History", Frieze, issue 46, June/July
Knode, Marilu, "Unfinished History", Art/Text, no. 65, May/July, p. 93-94
Schürmann, Wilhelm, More than meets the eye (exhibition catalogue), Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, p. 81, 83
1998       
Bonami, Francesco, Unfinished History, Walker Art Center, p. 15-33, illustrations p. 66-69
Calame, Ingrid, In the Polka Dot Kitchen, Foundation Press, p. 19-42
Coleman, Sarah; Helford, Glen; Tan, Sylvia, "Wings of Desire/Floss", The San Francisco Bay Guardi, Feb.
Darling, Michael, "Crowd Control", Frieze, issue 38, January/February, p. 52-53
Demetre, Jim, "End of the world? I Feel Fine", Seattle Weekly, February
Fogle, Douglas, "Andrea Bowers", GUARENE ARTE 98, Torino, Italy, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo per líarte, p. 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, February 19
Martin, Victoria, "Andrea Bowers at the Santa Monica Museum of Art", Artweek
McEwen, John, "Couldn't Get Ahead", Sunday Telegraph, April 23
Museum, pgs 8 ñ33, illustrations pgs 52-55
O'Reilly, John, "Art for Bartís Sake", Modern Review, April 10, p. 33
Rubin, David S. "Considering Audience: Reflections On the 1998 Phoenix Triennial", 1998 Phoenix Triennial, Phoenix Art Museum, p. 8-33, illustrations p. 52-55
Webster, Mary Hull, "Wings of Desire and Mark Bradford at the San Francisco Art Institute", Artweek, April, p. 19-20
Zellen, Jody, "Andrea Bowers" Spectacular Appearances at the Santa Monica Museum of Art, Fall, volume 1 number 3, p. 22
1997       
I'm Still In Love with You (exhibition catalog), Twentieth Century Womenís Club, curated by Steven Hull, p.3,4 Greene, David A. "Hot Coffee", Frieze, issue 43, May, p. 76
Pagel, David, "Voyeurís Paradise at Santa Monica Place", Los Angeles Times, December 19, p. F33
Saltz, Jerry, "RegularóNo Sugar", Time Out New York, issue 75, February 27-March 6, p. 40
Schjeldahl, Peter, "La-la Band", Village Voice, February 18
1996       
Darling, Michael, "Box Tops", Santa Barbara News, February 2
1995       
Baker, Kenneth, "Taking Art Into Their Own Hands", San Francisco Chronicle, June 2, p. C1, C5
Craddock, Sacha, London Times, April 5
Darling, Michael, "Prettyí at FOOD HOUSE", Artweek, March, p. 38-39
Feaver, William, "Smart Habits and Sharp Practiceî" London Observer, April 23
Greene, David S. "Andrea Bowers", Art Issues, no. 36, January/February, p. 41
Kent, Sarah, "Art Review", Time Out, April, p. 51
1994       
Davidson, Leanne Alexis, "Three Day Weekend, Real Life Magazine, no. 23, illustrations p. 35-36
1993       
Crosby, Gregory, "The Professorís 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, September/October
Pagel, David, "Art Review", Los Angeles Times, March 20
Rugoff, Ralph, "Sex Objects", LA Weekly, April 2-8
Selwyn, Marc, "FOOD HOUSE: LAís Newest Alternative Space", Flash Art, November/December
Pagel, David, "Window on LA" (LA Art Fair Catalogue)   

PERFORMANCES

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

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2008       
United States Artists Broad Fellow
Contemporary Collectors: Orange County, Fellowship
The Durfee Foundation, Grant Recipient
2003       
City of Los Angeles (C.O.L.A.) Fellowship Recipient for Visual Arts
1998       
Nominee, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo per líarte Prize
WESTAF/NEA, Regional Fellowship for Visual Arts in Sculpture

PUBLICATIONS

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

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

of Art and Culture Center, Los Angeles, CA
Artspace, San Antonio, TX
The Hirshhorn Museum, Washington DC
Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, Utah
National Museum of Fine Arts, Athens, Greece
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, CA
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
The Museum Abteiberg, Moenchengladbach, Germany
The Ingvild Goetz Collection, Munich, Germany
Smithsonian Institution Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
The UCLA Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Culture Center, Los Angeles, CA
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
The Orange County Museum of Art. Newport Beach, CA