Andrea Bowers

Andrea Bowers is a social practice artist who employs a variety of mediums including drawing, installation, and video. Focused on the convergence of art and activism, she addresses topics ranging from environmental activism to immigration and workers’ rights to AIDS, gender discrimination, and rape. Her recent solo exhibitions include: Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, 2017; Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, 2017; Bronx Museum, New York, 2016; Espace Culturel Louis Vuitton, Paris, 2014; Pomona and Pitzer College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA, 2014; and Wiener Secession, Vienna, 2007. Bowers was included in documenta 14, Kassel, 2017; Triennale di Milano, 2017; Whitney Biennial, 2004, and numerous group exhibitions including Drawing Now, Albertina, Vienna, 2015. Her work is in the collections of Hammer Museum and MoCA, Los Angeles; MoMA, Whitney Museum, and Brooklyn Museum, New York; Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, DC; Tate Modern, London; and Museum Abteiberg, Moenchengladbach, Germany, among others.