(1918 - 2001)
Richard Irving Bowman was active/lived in California, Illinois. Richard Bowman is known for abstract imagery, gestural, printmaking.
Biography Richard Bowman
Richard Irving Bowman (born 1918 Rockford, Illinois- died December 10, 2001).
Bowman was an artist at work, consequence and influence in USA, Mexico and Canada. In his early career, Bowman made a 1945 portrait of American abstract painter, Joan Mitchell. (For a time, Mitchell was married to Canadian/French Abstract Expressionist, Jean-Paul Riopelle). Bowman was a graduate of the University of Iowa (MFA 1949).
In August 1950, fellow University of Iowa graduate William Ashby McCloy, was appointed director of the newly formed Department of Art, University of Manitoba. He invited fellow U of I grads: Bowman, John Kacere and Richard Gadbois to join him on teaching staff. Along with British sculptor, Cecil
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