Andrea Bowers

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1960s

1965

Andrea Bowers is born in Wilmington, Ohio.

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1970s

1974

Andrea Bowers, Code Pink - Woman’s Building Flyer 1974, 2006. Colored pencil and graphite on paper; 50 × 36 in. (127 × 91.4). Collection of Jack and Sandra Guthman. Image courtesy of the artist and Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York.

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1980s

1987

Andrea Bowers earns her BFA from Bowling Green State University in Ohio.

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1990s

1990

Andrea Bowers moves to Los Angeles to attend CalArts, where Lane Relyea becomes an important teacher to her.

1990

Andrea Bowers teaches at Otis Art Institute.

1992

Andrea Bowers earns her MFA from CalArts.

1992

Catherine Opie and Andrea Bowers meet at a party at Miles Coolidge’s place—a house out in the country that CalArts students would take over. They discover that they’re from neighboring small towns on Lake Erie and spend the entire night talking about Ohio.

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2000s

2006

Andrea Bowers creates Code Pink—Woman’s Building Flyer 1974, an artwork that reproduces a Woman’s Building flyer created by Sheila Levrant de Bretteville.

2007

Andrea Bowers, Nonviolent Civil Disobedience Drawing–Elvira Arellano in Sanctuary at Adalberto United Methodist Church in Chicago as Protest Against Deportation, 2007, 2007. Colored pencil on paper; 30 × 22 ¼ in. (76.2 × 56.52 cm). Hammer Museum. Los Angeles. Purchase. Image courtesy of the artist and Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York.

2008

Andrea Bowers and Catherine Opie produce the book Between Artists.

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