Mark Bowles

6841 Beech Avenue

Orangevale, CA 95662



1976 -1980 California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland CA
  Graduate Program –Candidate, Full Merit Scholarship

1971 -1976 California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland CA
  Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree with Honors in Painting
  Undergraduate Merit Scholarships

1974 Academy of Art, San Francisco, CA

1972 Institudio Allende, San Miguel De Allende, Mexico



Medicine Man Gallery, 25 year celebration, Group Show, Tucson, AZ, Feb.

Haggin Museum, Save the Delta Group Show, TBD



Coda Gallery, Two person exhibition with Giuseppe Palumbo, Palm Desert, CA, Jan.

California State University, Sacramento , Group Exhibition DELTA  March-April

Canyon Road Contemporary Art Gallery, one person sho, Santa Fe, NM, ongoing representation

Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, Annual Art Auction

SFMOMA Artist Gallery, Two person show, San Francisco, CA, Aug.

Coda Gallery, group exhibition Palm Desert, CA, Nov., opening

Triton Museum, Art for Wine Collection, group exhibition Imagery, Palm Desert, CA, Nov.



Altamira Fine Art, Desert Mythos, Scottsdale, AZ, Jan. 5 - Jan. 21

Booth Western Art Museum group show, Cartersville, GA, February

Shimo Gallery, solo show, Sacramento, CA, Nov. - Dec.



Temporary Contemporary Gallery, Sacramento, November Group Show

This Land is Your Land group show with Wayne Thiebaud and Greg Kondos, Morris Graves Museum, Eureka, CA, July 5 – Sept. 24

About Time, solo show, Morris Graves Museum, Eureka, CA, September 10

Landscapes, Tansey Contemporary Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, September

Five X Seven, Exhibition Morris Graves Museum, June

Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA. Art Auction, June

Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento CA, Big Names, Small Work, June

Sutter Hospital, Sacramento, CA. Installation of Natalie Giorgi Foundation Trust Painting, To be announced

Morris Graves Museum of Art, Eureka, CA group show, May

Biodiversity and Human Impact on the Environment: A multi-media group exhibition, Tansey Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM, May

The West, group show, Island Gallery, WA, March

Three Landscape Painters, Coda Gallery, Palm Desert, CA, February

The River Show, Temporary Contemporary, Sacramento, CA, February



Acquisition, Booth Museum, GA, permanent collection

Acquisition, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ, permanent collection

Art in Embassies; Mauritius

Central Coast Wine Classic, nonprofit fundraiser

Coda Gallery, Solo Show, Palm Desert, CA 3-13

Mark Sublette Modern, Tucson, AZ 4-13

Out of the Box, Temporary Contemporary, Sacramento, CA, group show 9-13

3 Artists Work, Ttemporary Contemporary, Sacramento, CA, 10-13

Jane Sauer Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 11-13



Howard Schlepp Fine Art, Palm Desert, CA 4-12

Napa Valley Museum, Yountville, CA 5-12

Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA 6-12

Danville Art Center, Danville, CA 6-12

Vertical Peaks, Jackson Hole WY 9-12

Roseville Arts Blue Line Gallery, solo show 9-12

555 California Street, San Francisco, solo show 10-12



U.C. Davis Medical Center CAP Child Abuse Prevention Event and Donation

Crocker Art Auction, juried

Palm Springs Art Museum, juried

Jesuit High School Fundraiser

Howard Schepp Fine Art, Palm Desert CS, solo show 3-11

Desert Aids Foundation/ Steven Chase Humanitarian Awards, Palm Springs

City of Pleasanton, Firehouse Civic Center, Pleasanton CA, two person show

Vertical Peaks, Jackson, WY, group show



Palm Springs Desert Museum, CA, group show 2-10, 3-10

Vertical Peaks Gallery, Jackson Hole, WY

Bill Lowe Gallery, Group Show, Atlanta, GA

American Embassy, Katmandu, Nepal

American Embassy, Mexico City, Mexico

Howard Schepp Fine Art, Palm Desert, CA

Art Foundry Gallery, Sacramento, CA, solo show 10-10, 11-10

Translations Gallery, Denver Co 9-10

Crocker Art Museum. Art Auction, Sacramento CA

Sacramento State College, Exchange Program-China Art Auction


2008 - 2009 EXHIBITIONS

Denver Art Museum, Permanent Collection 2009

Skinner – Howard Contemporary Art, Sacramento, solo show 9-09

Anne Loucks Gallery, Chicago Ill. Group show 7-09

Translations Gallery, Denver, CO. Group show 7-09

University of the Pacific (UOP) Stockton, CA, solo show 1-09

Pamela Skinner/Gwenna Howard Contemporary Art, solo show

Imagery Winery/Benziger Winery, Glen Ellen, CA, wine label

Brazilian Court, Palm Beach, FL, group show, lecture

Anne Louck Gallery, Summer Salon VI, Glencoe, IL

Pence Gallery, Davis, CA, group show, featured cover piece


Crocker Art Museum Permanent Collection, Sacramento, CA

Mark Sublette’s Modern, Group Show, Tucson, AZ

Santa Lucia Preserve, Invitational En Plein Air, Carmel, CA

Arizona: A Millennium of Arizona Art, Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery, Tucson, AZ

Bakersfield Museum of Art, Collectors Gallery, Bakersfield CA

Crocker Art Museum, Invitational Art Auction, Sacramento CA

“Kondos – Bowles“ Mark Sublette’s Medicine Man Gallery, Tucson, AZ

Center for Contemporary Art, Invitational, Sacramento, CA

“Expanding the View” Solo Show, Art Foundry Gallery, Sacramento CA

“Sacramento Valley Landscape Exhibition”, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA

Crocker-Kingsley Lecture, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA

Boston Arts, Inc. Invitational Landscape Show, Boston, MA.

Maynard Dixon Studio, Artist in Residence, Thunderbird, UT

“Sacramento Valley Landscape Show”, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA

Osceola Galley, “Sculptors and Painters”, Emeryville, CA

Marion Meyer Gallery, Group show, Laguna Beach, CA

Crocker Art Museum, Art Auction Invitational, Sacramento, CA

KVIE Art Auction, Sacramento, CA

Crocker-Kingsley 74th Exhibition, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA, 3rd Place

Brazilian Court, Palm Beach, FL, solo show

Yosemite Museum, Yosemite National Park, CA, juried show, honorable mention

Yosemite Museum Traveling Exhibition

Art Foundry Gallery (solo show), Sacramento, CA

20th Street Gallery, Invitational Group Show, Sacramento

Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento, CA


2004 SHOWS and Prior

Pence Gallery Art Auction, Davis, CA, invitational

Yosemite National Park Museum, CA, juried show

Brazilian Court, Palm Beach, FL, solo show

Williams & Padden Architects, Granite Bay, CA, solo show

Miniatures and Masterpieces, Art Foundry, Sacramento, CA

Sacramento Open Space Conservancy, Sacramento, CA

KVIE Art Auction, Sacramento, CA, invitational

California State Fair, Award of Excellence, Sacramento, CA

Art Foundry, Sacramento, CA, solo show

Robert Allen Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA, group show

Art Foundry, Sacramento, CA, group show

Crocker Art Museum Art Auction, Sacramento, CA, invitational

Yosemite National Park Museum, Traveling Exhibition, invitational

J.Mark Sublette, Medicine Man Gallery, Tucson, AZ, invitational

Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards - Desert Aids Project

Architectural Digest, February 2004 Issue: painting represented

Miniatures and Masterpieces, Art Foundry, Sacramento, CA

Arte Gallery, Palm Desert, CA, 2 person show

John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA, preview

Artist in Residence Yosemite National Park, Yosemite, CA

Art Foundry, Sacramento, CA, solo show

EF Gallery Group, Sacramento, CA, invitational

Epperson Gallery, Crockett, CA, solo show

Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA

Friends of the River Group Show, Sacramento, CA, invitational

Art Foundry Gallery, Sacramento, CA, solo show

EF Gallery, Granite Bay, CA

Yosemite Renaissance XVII, Yosemite Museum, CA

Yosemite Renaissance Traveling Exhibition through 5-03

California State Fair, Juried, Award of Merit, Sacramento CA

Artist Business Council, Sacramento, CA

EF Gallery, Granite Bay, CA, solo show

Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, art auction invitational

McConnell Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA, solo show

Pence Gallery, “A View of the Future”, Davis, CA, invitational

Sacramento Valley Open Space Conservancy, group invitational

Art Foundry, Sacramento, CA, group show

California State Fair 2001, Award of Excellence, Sacramento CA.

California State Fair 2000, 2001, Award of Merit, Sacramento CA.

EF Gallery, Granite Bay, CA, one-man show

Arts and Business Council Sculpture Benefit, Sacramento, CA

Contemporary Southwest Galleries, Santa Fe, NM, group show

Arts and Business Council of Sacramento: Renaissance, invitational

Crocker Art Museum Art Auctions, Sacramento, CA

Sacramento Open Space Conservancy, Sacramento, CA

Pence Gallery, Davis, CA, one-man show

Pence Gallery, Davis, CA, group invitational

Sutter Club- “ New Work”, Sacramento, CA

Art Expo, San Francisco, CA

California State Fair 1999, Jurors Award-Golden Bear Award, Sacramento, CA

Fairfield Annual Juried Art Show, Fairfield, CA

* Juror’s Award & City of Fairfield Purchase Award

Palm Springs Desert Museum, Artist Council 30th Annual Nat’l Juried Show, Palm Springs, CA

American Red Cross Showcase, Palm Beach, FL

Solomon-Dubnick Gallery-Self Expression, Sacramento, CA, group show

California College of Arts and Crafts Alumni Invitational, San Francisco, CA



2013  Southwest Art magazine, editorial
Western Art Collector, editorial
Fine Art Connoiseur magazine

2012 Palm Springs Life magazine

2011 American Art Collector Artist Focus

2010  Palm Springs Life magazine
Art Ltd, Magazine, January, February

2009 Art Ltd, Magazine, September, October, November, December

2008 Artweek magazine, preview article

2005-2008 Sacramento Bee “Critics Pick” Victoria Dalkey

2005  Sacramento Bee “Valley Landscape Show” reviewed by Victoria Dalkey
Sacramento Bee “Crocker-Kingsley” reviewed by Victoria Dalkey
Palm Beach Daily News, B.C. New Dimension, Art by Mark Bowles

2004 Architectural Digest-The Brazilian Court, Photo of Artwork

2002-2008 Art in America Artist Reference List

2002  Sacramento Magazine Guide to Artist

2000   Guide to the Arts-Cover Art and feature article
 Southwest Art magazine

1999   Sacramento Bee California Works

1997  Sacramento Bee Art World

1996  Palm Springs Life magazine



Yosemite National Park, Artist in Residence

Maynard Dixon, Artist in Residence

University of Pacific, Stockton, CA Lecture

Crocker-Kingsley, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, Ca Lecture

Head Art Docent, Trajan Elementary School, Orangevale, CA

Liaison to Trajan Elementary School for the Crocker Art Museum’s Art Ark

Head Art Docent, Coleman Elementary School, Orangevale, CA

Artists in Action Assembly Coordinator, San Juan Unified School District

Represented California College of Arts and Crafts (C.C.A.C.) to United States Senate for funding of Union of Independent Colleges

Permanent Slide Catalog of College C.C.A.C. (graduate) 1976-79’

Permanent Slide Catalog of C.C.A.C. (undergraduate) 1976


Art in Embassies, Katmandu, Nepal
Art in Embassies, Mexico City, Mexico
Art in Embassies, Port Louis, Mauritus
Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA, Permanent Collection
Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO, Permanent Collection
Pheonix Art Museum, Pheonix, AZ
Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ, Permanent Collection
University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA, Permanent Collection


Massachusetts General Hospital, The Lunder Building
Mr. Glenn Sorensen
Ms. Colby Campbell
Ambassador Sheri Villarosa, Mauritius
Mr. and Mrs. Pruitt
MS N. Leck Aspen, CO
Mr. and Mrs. Grusojung, Coral Springs, FL.
Mr. and Mrs. Sells
Estelle Salzman
Anheuser-Busch, Inc.
Mr. and Mrs. Klein
Mr. Daniel Boulud, NY
Mr. Greg Kondos
Brazilian Court, Palm Beach, FL
Kriess Collections, L.A/Palm Springs
Ms. Lyda Hill
Capitol Builders
Marvin Windows
Ceebraid Signal, Palm Beach, FL
Leslie Tucker-Smith
Mr. Mike Mietzker
Chang, Ruthenberg & Long
Mr. Tom Minder
City of Fairfield, CA
Buzz Oates, Developer
Crocker Art Museum, Permanent Collection
Mr. Alan Osborne
Nancy Di Cenzo,Law Firm, Sacramento, CA
Mr. Richard Press
Mr. and Mrs. Doerhoff
Downey Brand, Law Firm, Sacramento, CA
Roseville Bank of Commerce
Downtown Plaza, Sacramento, CA
Ms. Jean Runyon
Ms. Estelle Saltzman
Evergreen Development Corporation
Ms. Leslie Tucker Smith
Garcia, Brenner, Stromberg, Boca Raton, FL
Mr. and Mrs. Schlesinger
Gen Corp – Aero Jet
Spieker Properties
Mr. and Mrs. Ray & Laurie Gundlach
Stanford Ranch
Hahn Corp
Tucson Museum of Art, Permanent Collection
Mrs. Janice Heaphy
Moni Van Camp
Iron Point Business Park, Folsom, CA
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Whittaker
Ritz Carlton , Tahoe Ca
American Embassy Katmandu Nepal
American Embassy Mexico City, Mexico
Ms Lyda Hill

I support the Natalie Giorgi Sunshine Foundation. (