Biography

Day Bowman, graduate of Chelsea School of Art and London University, is a painter whose work lies on the axis of figuration and abstraction.  In the past 15 years she has collaborated with film-makers, composers and musicians to produce installations in sacred spaces, market squares and railway stations throughout the U.K.  The Urban Wastelands Project (2011-12) highlighted issues concerning the wastelands and detritus that surround our cities and ports. 

Commissioned to produce a series of posters for Weymouth Station as part of the 2012 Olympic Sailing and Paralympic Sailing Events, her work was also digitally produced and used in the ICCI Dome on Weymouth beach in collaboration with the U.K. rock group Phoria.

Recent exhibitions include The Columbia Threadneedle Prize at the Mall Galleries London (2016); Borders, Boundaries and Margins at Art Gene, Barrow in Furness and Musgrove Park Hospital Taunton (2015); Drawn, RWA (2015); Alchemy, Art Jericho Oxford (2015); The Sunday Times Watercolour Competition (2016).  Selected to be part of the Soft Estate touring exhibition (2013/14) at the Bluecoat Liverpool and Spacex Exeter; Refinery 1 was long-listed for the Aesthetica Art Prize (2014). 

Day is currently curating Edgelands an exhibition that investigates and celebrates the forgotten corners of our urban landscape through painting, spoken word, dance and music.  A pilot exhibition took place at The Crypt Gallery, St. Marylebone Parish Church London NW1 5LT, April - June 2016;  this was followed by an exhibition at APT Deptford London before the U.K. wide tour 2017/18.

 

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