Detroit-native, Minneapolis/Saint Paul-based Beth Bowman is a US and European-trained studio artist and arts and culture leadership professional.
She has worked with many arts and culture organizations including: the Weavers Guild of Minnesota, Interact Center, the Soap Factory, Artspace Projects, Theatre de la Jeune Lune, the Hippodrome State Theatre and the Children’s Museum of Minnesota. She has worked with the following higher education institutions: The University of Minnesota, Augsburg College and William Mitchell College of Law (now Mitchell Hamline School of Law).
eth has extensive board of directors leadership experience. She currently serves as a Vice President for the Goldstein Museum of Design advisory board and has previously served on the Givens Foundation for African American Literature and the Cycling Museum of Minnesota boards. Beth was President of the Board of Directors for the University of Minnesota College of Design as well as the College of Visual Arts Alumni Boards.
She has served in a committee and/or advisory capacity for the Minnesota Orchestra, the Cedar Cultural Center, the Minnesota State Arts Board and DOCOMOMO MN. She has led panels and projects with Art Basel Switzerland/Kickstarter, the American Craft Council, the Walker Art Center/MNArtists.org, the Minnesota Theatre Alliance, the Metropolitan Council Public Art Program, SooVac and the Springboard for the Arts.
She was a media delegate for the Nobel Peace Prize Forum (2014) and a recipient of the University of Minnesota College of Education and Human Development 2017 Alumni Society Award of Excellence. In 2018, she was selected for a National Endowment for the Arts-sponsored Creative Center Training Institute program for Arts Administrators in New York.
She has exhibited her visual work internationally – including six solo shows and over 40 group exhibitions.
She is a recipient of the University of Minnesota College of Education and Human Development 2017 Alumni Society Award of Excellence. She holds two graduate degrees from the University of Minnesota.
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