PAUL BOWEN Rafter

PAUL BOWEN
Rafter
Wood
141" x 84" x 15"

PAUL BOWEN Connecticut Bridge

PAUL BOWEN
Connecticut Bridge
Mixed media on wood veneer
7" x 9.25"

PAUL BOWEN Untitled 2015

PAUL BOWEN
Creamery Bridge 
Mixed media on wood veneer
7" x 9.25"

PAUL BOWEN Creamery Church

PAUL BOWEN
Creamery Church
Sumi ink on photograph
5.75" x 9"

PAUL BOWEN Scott Bridge

PAUL BOWEN
Scott Bridge
Sumi ink on photograph
5.5" x 9"

PAUL BOWEN Connecticut Bridge

PAUL BOWEN
Connecticut Bridge #2
Sumi ink on map
6" x 8.25"

PAUL BOWEN Apse

PAUL BOWEN
Apse 2016
Tempera on wood
6.25" x 7.5" x 1"

PAUL BOWEN Float Room 2015

PAUL BOWEN
Float Room 2015
Black oil on wood
12.5" x 16" x 2.5"

PAUL BOWEN Rondo 2015-16

PAUL BOWEN
Rondo 2015-16
Gesso on wood
14" x 17" x 4.75"

PAUL BOWEN Angler 2015

PAUL BOWEN
Angler 2015
Oil on wood
4.5" x 11.75" x .75"

PAUL BOWEN Harbor 2014

PAUL BOWEN
Harbor 2014
Mixed media
11" x 8.5"

PAUL BOWEN At Night 2015

PAUL BOWEN
At Night 2015
Oil on wood
3.875" x 10.25" x .75"

PAUL BOWEN Mark 2015

PAUL BOWEN
Mark 2015
​Gesso on wood
4.75" x 9"

PAUL BOWEN Vale 2015

PAUL BOWEN
Vale 2015
Black oil on wood and nails
11" x 16.5" x 2"

PAUL BOWEN White Ring 2015

PAUL BOWEN
White Ring 2015
White oil on wood
13.25" x 10" x 1.75"

PAUL BOWEN Bollard

PAUL BOWEN
Bollard 2016
Oil on wood
12" x 10" x 1"

PAUL BOWEN Grave

PAUL BOWEN
Grove 2015
Oil on wood
8" x 8" x 1.25"

PAUL BOWEN Black Ice 2015

PAUL BOWEN
Black Ice 2015
Oil on wood
7.75" x 9" x 1"

PAUL BOWEN White Pier 2015

PAUL BOWEN
White Pier 2015
Oil on wood
4.75" x 14.375" x .75

PAUL BOWEN Dock 2014

PAUL BOWEN
Dock 2014
Mixed media
9.5" x 6.75"

PAUL BOWEN Fall Harbor 2014

PAUL BOWEN
Fall Harbor 2014
Mixed media
11" x 8.5"

PAUL BOWEN Caisson 2015

PAUL BOWEN
Caisson 2015
Charcoal on wood
10.625" x 13.5" x 1"

PAUL BOWEN Night Sea 2015

PAUL BOWEN
Night Sea 2015
Oil on wood
5.5" x 11" x 1"

PAUL BOWEN Ghost Fleet 1995

PAUL BOWEN
Ghost Fleet 1995
Mixed media
8.25" x 6"
 

PAUL BOWEN Black Fleet 1995

PAUL BOWEN
Black Fleet 1995
Mixed media
8" x 6"

PAUL BOWEN Net Work 1995

PAUL BOWEN
Net Work 1995
Mixed media
8" x 6"

PAUL BOWEN Raise 1995

PAUL BOWEN
Raise 1995
Mixed media
8.25" x 6"

PAUL BOWEN Harbor Tree 2014

PAUL BOWEN
Harbor Tree 2014
Mixed media
10.5" x 7.75"

PAUL BOWEN
Charred Boats 2015
Mixed media
11" x 8.5"

PAUL BOWEN Harbor Fire 2015

PAUL BOWEN
Harbor Fire 2015
Mixed media
11" x 8.5"

PAUL BOWEN Charred Boats 2015

PAUL BOWEN
Charred Boats 2015
Mixed media
11" x 8.5"

PAUL BOWEN Boat at Creamery Bridge

PAUL BOWEN
Boat at Creamery Bridge
Sumi ink on photograph
10.5" x 7.5"

PAUL BOWEN Scott Bridge Repairs

PAUL BOWEN
Scott Bridge Repairs
Sumi ink on photograph
9" x 11"

PAUL BOWEN Scott Covered Bridge

PAUL BOWEN
Scott Covered Bridge
Sumi ink on photograph
7" x 11"

PAUL BOWEN Scott Bridge

PAUL BOWEN
Scott Bridge
Sumi ink on photograph
9" x 11"

PAUL BOWEN Scott Covered Bridge

PAUL BOWEN
Scott Covered Bridge
Ink and watercolor on paper
7" x 11"

BRIDGE WHARF RAFT

Paul Bowen / Constructions, Bronzes, Paintings & Prints

BIGTOWN GALLERY VERGENNES & CENTER GALLERY ROCHESTER

October 25 – December 2, 2017

Paul Bowen, who grew up in a seaside town in Wales, lived and worked near the waterfront in
Provincetown on Cape Cod for 30 years. He has always been interested in material with a history—wood
he has scavenged that was once part of ships, houses, salt works, barrels, cable drums, or crates. He has
also worked with ships' flags, tar, canvas, rope and other marine detritus. His drawings and prints derive
their imagery from his environment and he has created his own inks from squid, Xerox toner and walnuts.
His small-scale sculptures, constructed from wood fragments, use limited means such as stacking, piling,
and simple carpentry and often appear to float across or torque away from the surface of the wall. He also
builds large-scale sculptures, primarily commissioned for private homes and museums, with massive timbers,
like those culled from old beer vats and other salvaged sources.

Since moving to Vermont with his wife in September 2005, many of his drawings merge images of covered
bridges with wharfs, reflecting his new environment as well as that of the Cape. His new sculptures
combine sea-worn wood he has gathered from Provincetown's beaches with wood from the Wilder Dam in
New Hampshire (sometimes chewed by beavers or stained with iron that has leached from surrounding
rocks).

Bowen has been a recipient of fellowships from the Esther and Adolph Gottlieb Foundation, the Pollock-
Krasner Foundation, and the Artist's Resource Trust. He is currently a Visiting Professor at Dartmouth
College, and his work is represented by the Albert Merola Gallery in Provincetown, MA, the Clark Gallery
in Lincoln, MA, Big Town Gallery in Rochester, VT and Garvey Rita Art & Antiques in West Hartford, CT.
His work is in many private and public collections.
” - Paul Bowen, paulbowen.org

Press

"Unburied Treasure" - Carolyn Shapiro, Take Magazine
11/09/2017
"Paul Bowen Adrift in Time and Place" - André Van Der Wende, Provincetown Arts