Curriculum Vitae


bowiefb@gmail.com




Education

MFA, Interdisciplinary Studies, Simon Fraser University
BFA, University of British Columbia



Public Artwork

2009-ongoing  Flow. - City of Vancouver public art commission. Artist and Project Manager.
                     flow1kingsway.com
                     First Permanent Photo/media based public art work in the City of Vancouver
                     at 1 Kingsway with Sidney Fels, computer scientist.)

2010 -- 2013  Surface. - City of Vancouver public art commission. Artist and Project Manager.
                     surfacer.ca
                     Ongoing documentary of the undersea life of False Creek with a camera mounted
                     under the Aquabus broadcast live.
                     Technical Partners: Moment Factory


In Situ Works

2016                the flats. -ongoing collaboration with seed dispersers (birds, etc.)
2014-15              Plano Verde. -terraformation of a rangy fallow field (of invasive species)
                      to a prostrate (indigenous plants) green.
2013–ongoing     Órbitas Residencia. An artwork. Purpose built Artist Residency, studio, library, wiki,
                        sculptures, signs. Samara, Costa Rica. (Creator, Designer, Director).

2012             Imaginary Intercession. -Stakes, landscape. Samara, Costa Rica


Online Works

2013 –ongoing  Shadow Works/. Anonymous Landscape interventions. Manipulated satellite images from
       (and subsequently uploaded to) Google Earth.
2013 fr. 2010  SlickerSlacker. Music. Slickerslacker.com
2009-ongoing  Flow Online. Public participatory mis-en-scenes
       www.flow1kingsway.com/contribute/display_list.php
2012  you / will / change / - Random word combination time-based work. www.youwillchange.ca


Gallery Exhibitions

upcoming 2017              Or Gallery Vancouver, BC. Curated by Weiyi Chang.
2017              In the Open, Western Gallery, Bellingham, Washington. Curated by Lee Plested.
2012              Charles H. Scott Gallery, The Voyage, or Three Years at Sea Part III. curated by Cate Rimmer
2009              Damp exhibit, Pacific Cinematheque curated by Alex MacKenzie
2007              Western Front solo curated by Candice Hopkins
2007              Open Space Gallery Victoria, curated Steve Gibson, Julie Andreyev
2007              Yukon Arts Center Museum solo
2006              Pendulum Gallery, Vancouver solo
2006              Belkin Satellite, Vancouver curated by Jordan Strom
2004              International New Media Symposium, Vancouver solo
2004              New Forms Festival, Vancouver, curated by Steve Gibson
2003              Access Gallery 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Vancouver, BC.
2002              Consolidated Works, Seattle, Washington curated by Meg Shiffler
2002              Contemporary Art Gallery Fundraiser. invitational
2001              These Days, Vancouver Art Gallery, Curated by Grant Arnold
2001              Knock off-Knock offs, Or Gallery, Vancouver,BC invitational
2001              Faltering Repetition (as part of Mis.com.with Lorna Simpson and Sophie Calle with
                     Gregory Shepard.) Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, BC. Curated by Karen Henry
2000              NAC, St. Catherines, Ontario. Solo
2000              A Prior Video-Salon. VandeVelde, Brussels, Belgium,curated by Melanie O’Brien and Trevor Smith
2000              Knock offs. Or Gallery, Vancouver,BC invitational
1998              Tinsel and Cream. Video In, Vancouver, BC
1998              Bartlett Gallery, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC solo
1998              OR Gallery, Vancouver, BC. Solo curated by Reid Shier
1997              Browser. Vancouver, BC, curated by Kitty Scott
1997              Framed, OR Gallery Vancouver BC invitational
1996              grunt Gallery, Vancouver, BC solo curated by Glenn Alteen
1995              Tamto Misto - Five Vancouver Artists.Galerie Mladych u Recickych, Prague,Czech Republic.
northwesterly swell in front gallery
1994              Index Access Gallery, Vancouver, BC curated by Scott Mcbride



Special Projects

2015              Tongue Pursed Collective – Órbitas Residency with Jenifer Papararro and Fabiola Carranza. Poster, seminar, documents.
2010              SLickerslacker at Light Bar (curated by Instant Coffee), March 17
       sound project performance (singer, bass, synth) with Jim Peers. Live performance included Pete Lutwyche on drums.
       slickerslacker.com 2008              Nature Morte - Damp Book. Printed art project.
1998              live visuals/ collaboration with Perfume Tree, Starfish Room.


Curator

2014 From the Collection - Inaugural Exhibition – Órbitas Galleria, Samara Costa Rica.
       Kathy Slade, Tomoyo Ihaya, Fabiola Carranza, Geoffrey Farmer, Teresa Marie Connors, Brian Jungen,
       Elizabeth Zvonar, Taiga Chiba, Lawrence Paul Yuxwelupton.
1998-2000 ~scope, with Antonia Hirsch and in 2000 Jonathan Middleton.
       Interdisciplinary Film &Video Installations, Screenings, Panels and Film Jams, Western Front, with Pacific Cinematheque,
       ECIAD/ Charles H. Scott Gallery, Blinding Light!! Cinema January 1999 - January 2000.
1999 Buenas Dias Time, P.A.R.K. 4DTV and De Vleeshal Gallery, Middleburg, The Netherlands;
       curated by Fiona Bowie and Cindy Spence
1998-2000 Co-curator of Exhibitions, Western Front
1994/98 Chair/Co-curator, Access Gallery



Music, Composition, Bands

2014 – now GebGdc projects – recordist, writer/keys/bass/ vox
2008-2013 SLickerslacker. Band, live performances. writer/keys/bass/singer
2008 (since 2000) Chopper. Band, live performances. writer/singer/bass player.
2006 (June) Songroom. commissioned composition. Music On Main, David Pay.
1999 Gateways sound compositions, Web broadcast,Vienna, Aust. with Melbourne, Belgrade, Vancouver.
1999 video singer/player for Marlene Madison in Little Miss Mira
1999 silver bikini. band.
1998 live collaboration with Perfume Tree, Starfish Room, Vancouver.
1998 Score for an Ambient Film : electronic music composition on CD
1996-9 garageband BWMS w Damian Moppet, Kevin Schmidt, Kelly Wood
1996-8 sissy bar, music projects/performance
1996 dreamy seat, a cappella performance, Access Gallery
1995 a cappella performance with four singers, Access Gallery


Awards/Grants/Commissions

2010 AFTA Award for FLow- Top 40 Public Art Works in North America,
        Jurors Helen Lessick (USA) and Fred Wilson (USA)
        Flow was the first (thus far only) Canadian Art Work ever recognized by AFTA

2010 Best Interactive Art Paper - ACM Multimedia, Firenze, Italy
2009 Marking and Mapping Commission for public art project Surface. Location, artists choice.
2007 British Columbia Arts Council grant
2005 #1 Kingsway Public Art Commission
2003 Centre for Art and Technology Research Grant
2003 British Columbia Arts Council grant
2002 British Columbia Arts Council grant
1999 Canada Council Interdisciplinary B grant
1999 British Columbia Arts Council grant
1998 Canada Council Project grant

(1997 British Columbia Arts Council - Senior Scholarship,
1997 Simon Fraser University Contemporary Arts - Project grant,
1997 Simon Fraser University Fellowship,
1996 Simon Fraser University Contemporary Arts - Project grant
1996 British Columbia Arts Council - Senior Scholarship)

1996 Canada Council C grant
1995 British Columbia Arts Council grant
(1989 Helen Pitt Scholarship)


Reviews Catalogues Interviews

2010 – CBC live radio interview. Fiona Bowie, on Flow and new works.
Lavender, Terry Vancouver Observer - Flow One of Best Public Art Works in North America – Online
http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/megabytes/2010/08/28/flow-vancouver-public-art-piece-named-one-best-north-america
Mullen, Sean with Hsieh, Esther. Radio Interview of Fiona Bowie on Public Artwork Flow, 2009.
Live radio interview December 2009, released for podcast on Rabble.ca, 2010 :
http://rabble.ca/podcasts/shows/redeye/2010/01/flow-permanent-media-art-exhibit
Keenlyside, Sarah. Surface, Documentary film on Fiona Bowie's Surface, 2009.
released for broadcast on Knowledge Network, Air Canada, City of Vancouver
Hiebert, Ted. "Fifth Iteration: Digital Dreams and Delusions", from Behind the Screen:
Installation from the Interactive Future, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2008.ISSN1865-0929
(Print) 1865-0937 (Online)http://www.tedhiebert.net/site/downloads/writings/behind.pdf
Randy Adams, Steve Gibson, Stefan Muller, eds. Transcisciplinary Digital Art. Sound, Vision and
the New Screen Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2008.
Cutler, Randy Lee. Vancouver Singular Plural Vancouver Art and Economies,Arsenal Pulp Press, 2007.
Burnham, Clint. Vancouver, Akimbo, March 29th 2007.
Burnham, Clint. "Compelling Look at how Artists use Video"Vancouver Sun,June 29th 2006.
New Forms,exhibition catalogue, 2004.
Devuono, Frances. "Binocular Parallax at Consolidated Works," in Artweek, December, 2002.
Hall, Emily. "A Tale of Two Cities." The Stranger, Seattle, September 26, 2002.
Hackett, Regina. "Binocular Parallax." Seattle Post-Intelligencer, September 20,2002.
Turner,Micheal. "These Days". Art/Text, No. 75.,2001-2.
Roy, Marina. "These Days". Last Call Fall issue. Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery Publication.
Turner, Michael. "These Days". Mix magazine 26.1 Fall, 2001.
O'Brian, Melanie. "Mis.Com.". Last Call Summer issue,2001 . Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery Publication.
Henry, Karen. "Mis.Com.". Presentation House Exhibition Monograph, 2001.
Green, Bethany. "Killing the Commute". ARTSCULTURE, 2000.Brock University Press.
Mix magazine 26.1 summer 2000.
Achong, Deanne."deliverance", OR Gallery Monograph. 1998
Sawyer, Carol. "swell". grunt Publication Monograph.1996 ISBN -1-895329-27-2 .
LABYRINT Revue , Volume 8, Dec.1995. Review of installation in "tamto misto"ISSN 1210-6887.Prague,Czech Republic
Vlkova, Michaela. "Tamto misto V Galerie Mladych".SVOBODNE PLOVO.1995;ISSN 0231-732X. Prague, Czech Republic



Artist Talks, Invited Lectures

2013 January 31st – Artist Talk/performance "Fixing/Unfixing" for Interdisciplinary Forums
"Two        Two Eyes, a Mouth and a Nose: The Face in Representation". Theatre, Emily Carr University
2012 Presenter/Panel Moderator Creative Waters, Emily Carr University
2012 Graduate Forums, ECU - Panel Discussion on Collaborative Practice:
       Fiona Bowie (Media Artist and Assistant Professor, FVIM), Claire French (Choreographer) and James Maxwell (Composer)
2011 – Panelist, Interviewed artist, QRU (an open school), Emily Carr University
2010 – Artist Talk. Flow Ether – remote artist talk ACM Multimedia, Firenze, Italy –
(Conference Winner, best presentation )
2010 - iDMAa 2010 – Artist Talk. Panelist
        http://www.idmaa.org/idmaa2010/speakers-2/fiona-avatar/
2009 Radio interview, Co-op Radio, Vancouver, BC
2009 Film interview, for Sarah Keenlyside's documentary on Surface by Fiona Bowie
2008 Artist Talk. University of Regina
2007 Artist Talk. Yukon Arts Centre, April 2007
2007 Artist Talk. A Conversation with Lorna Brown on Slip/host, Western Front, March.
2004 Artist Talk. Vancouver Art Gallery, as part of New Forms Festival
2003 Artist Talk. University of British Columbia
2003 Dreamstates, Guest artist lecture, Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design
2002 Artist Talk. Faltering Repetition, Consolidated Works, Seattle
2001 Artist Talk. For exhibition These Days, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2001 Artist Talk. Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, BC
2000 Panel. Art Works. Simon Faser University. Artist talk. to students from UBC, SFU, ECIAD.
1997 presentation of work. S.F.U. School for the Contemporary Arts 20th Anniversary




Cultural Service

2014- present Director, instigator, Órbitas 2015 Samara Arts and Culture, Board member, co-director
2014 City of Richmond Public Art Jury
2012- Board Member, PITT Gallery
2011 Private Public Art Commission Jury
2011 Canada Council Visual Arts Jury
2009 Langara Artist in Residence jury
2009 City of Vancouver cultural artists jury
2008 City of Vancouver cultural artists jury
2008 City of Vancouver cultural curatorial jury
2004 Board Member, OR Gallery
2004 Canada Council ARC Jury
2003 Board Member, OR Gallery
2003 Sound Composition Jury Vancouver Co-op Radio Society
2003 VADA Jury. Contemporary Art Gallery/Vancouver Foundation.
2003 Scholarship Committee, School of Media, Emily Carr Institute
2002 Board Member, OR Gallery
2001 Contemporary Art Gallery, Or Gallery. Work solicited by CAG/donated to Auctions.
1999/00 Co-Treasurer.Pacific Association of Artist Run Centres (PAARC)
1998/99 Co-Chair. Pacific Association of Artist Run Centres (PAARC)
1994/98 Co-Chair, Board member, Curator, Access Gallery.



Instruction

Tenured Assistant Professor, Emily Carr University (retired August 2015)
       Sabbaticals: 2010 – 6 mos. Realized public art commission Surface.
       2007-1 year. Realized award winning public art commission Flow
       Timeline, course offerings:

2012-2015:

- Developer Online curriculum, University Wiki; FVIM 331 Experimental Practices Online;
FVIM 416 Project Development Online
- FVIM 400, 410, Senior Studios, Integrated Media ;
- Graduate Studies, Low Residency Graduate Studio
- Visual and Material Practice, Senior Studio GEVA 400, 410


2011-12

- Faculty, Resident Graduate studies Emily Carr University
- FVIM 400, 410, Senior Studios, Integrated Media ; FVIM 331 Experimental Practices
- Visual and Material Practice, Senior Studio GEVA 400, 410
- 2011 -Faculty Low Residency Studio, Emily Carr University- FVIM 400, 410, Senior Studios,
       Integrated Media; FVIM 331 Experimental Practices; Visual and Material Practice, Senior Studio GEVA 400, 410

2006-2009

- Inaugural Faculty, Graduate studies Emily Carr University - FVIM 400, 410, Senior Studios, Integrated Media; FVIM 331 Experimental Practices; FVIM 213 Open Media Studio - Visual and Material Practice, Senior Studio GEVA 400, 410 2002-2006

- FVIM 400, 410, Senior Studios, Integrated Media; FVIM 331 Experimental Practices; FVIM 213 Open Media Studio - Visual and Material Practice, Senior Studio GEVA 400, 410

2001-2002 Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design. Sessional, Integrated Media; Critical Studies
2000--1 Simon Fraser University. Sessional, Lecturer, School for the Contemporary Arts.
1999 Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design. Substitute instructor. School of Media Arts.
1999 Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design. Guest Lecturer. School of Media Arts.


Pedagogical Advancement

2007-14 Instigator, design and implementation of online research studio course for Wiki        platform and facilitation of University-wide faculty utilization of Wiki for Emily Carr University.
2006-14 Developer, designer of Online praxis curriculum
2005 Design and implementation of (first)- cross University course for ECU (UBC with Sidney Fels)
       interdisciplinary course Visual/media Arts and Computer Engineering students. 2003 - Implementation and design of online teaching on ECU FORUMS platform. (first instance at ECU
       on fully engaging student course work (portfolios, online studios, research and development, bibliographies)
       in an open (University) online environment (well ahead of Moodle and other platforms.)
2002 Creation /reimagining of Experimental Practices 3rd year course into a cross-platform,
       interdisciplinary, unrestricted cross- faculty, cross-university (with UBC) course.





Writing

2014 contributor to Access Gallery 20th anniversary catalogue
2001 Editor, author of preface for ~scope, Western Front Publication.
1998 "Still Mort" for Philip McCrumb: Tear. Exhibition Monograph,
OR Gallery publication Vancouver, BC



Chronological List of Works in Film/Video/Installation/Photography/Online

2017 Veils 2016 Usted, de lejos y hasta muy cerca 2016 particles 2016 woodpecker cultivations
2015 the flats (landwork with wildlife)
2014 Pared (video)
2014 - plano verde (landwork)
2013 – now: Shadow Works – Landscape interventions, Google Earth
2013 - Orbitås Residencia Artística Internacional, Samara, Costa Rica        (design, landscaping, plumbing, etc.)
2013 (fr 2009) ongoing Flow Online Interactive mis-en-scene, flow1kingsway.com
2012 – Imaginary Landscape, (Landscape marking). Samara, Costa Rica
2012 – eels (video)
2012 – Surf snow (video)
2011 –Love Letter for LA-LAland (rock photos)
2009-13 Surface - 24 hour underwater documentary
2009 -2010 – you / will / change - Random word combination piece
2009 Flow– continuously evolving Mis-En- Scene (flow1kingsway.com)
2008 Damp Book. Printed art project
2008 Lush (photos)
2008 Flow Stills – photographic series
2007 the universe exists on the back of a chicken (didactic plinth sculptures as part of Slip/host exhibition)
2006 Slip/host (two room installation, video channels and photopainting, sculptures)
2006 Nature Morte (video and photographic works)
2005-6 Trunk (photo-based)
2004 Bunny (talking sculpture)
2004 Production stills, site studies for xxx parking lot: (photo-based)
       bump-summer camper
       stall 69
       palm/loading bay off set
       adobe house on set


2004Taxidermy - rubber video sculpture
2004 xxx parking lot - recreated parking stalls, sound.
2002 fuzz (photo-based)
2001-2004 phenotypes. 360 degree hybrid projection.
2000 Wax/Wane. Video, found event/conversation with ‘snow’static
2000 Faltering Repetition 360 degree drama. Video and kinetic slides superimposed on a projected setting.
1999 Powell Street Site Studies: Frosty Van, Hydrant, Powell and Commercial (photo-based)

1998 deliverance. 360° hybrid cinematic/still projection. (video channels and photo-based)
1998 numb. 1hour 45 minute continuous windshield shot w radio of a rush-hour commute. (video)
1998 production stills. Miniature projections of sites and actors from deliverance.
1998 production stills. cibachrome photos of drill cores (projector production).
1996 swell. kinetic omni-directional photographic projection.
1995 northwesterly swell. - 360 degree (sculptural) photographic projection with viewer held lenses.
1994 Anne. two faced photographic slide sculpture



links to web pages for works

Veils (2017)

Usted, de lejos y hasta muy cerca (2016)

particles (2014-ongoing)

the flats (2014-ongoing)

pared(2014)

plano verde(2013-present)

imaginary landscape (2012)

eels (2012)

shadow works (2011-ongoing)

flow (2009-present)

slip-host

nature mort

trunk

abyss

phenotypes

taxidermy

wax-wane

faltering repetition

deliverance

swell

northwesterlyswell

homebase

photosuites

productionstills








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