Natasha Bowdoin

Selected works

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BMG exhibitions



Museum of Fine Arts, Houston


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  • Born 1981, West Kennebunk, ME
  • Lives and works in Houston, TX


  • 2007 MFA, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia and Rome, Italy
  • 2005 Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
  • 2003 BA, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
  • Slade School of Fine Art, London, UK


  • 2012
    Jungle Book, Monya Rowe Gallery, NYC
  • 2011
    Implausible Tiger
    , Bryan Miller Gallery (CTRL), Houston, TX
    The Daisy Argument
    , UT Visual Art Center, Austin, TX
  • 2009
    Solo Presentation, Bryan Miller Gallery (CTRL) at PULSE art fair, Miami, FL
  • 2008
    Panta Rei, Extraspazio Gallery, Rome, Italy
    Myths and Fables, Julie Chae Gallery, Boston, MA
  • 2007
    Signs, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Temple Gallery, Rome, Italy


  • 2012
    Paperless, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA), Winston- Salem, NC (upcoming)
  • 2011
    Portland Museum of Art Biennial, Portland, Maine
  • 2010
    Girls Just Want to Have Funds (organized by the Rema Hort Mann Foundation), PPOW Gallery, NYC
    Art on Paper 2010: The 41st Exhibition, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
    A Torrent of Words: Contemporary Art and Language, Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
    Project space: New Works by Natasha Bowdoin & Heimir Bjorgulfsson, Bryan Miller Gallery (CTRL), Houston, TX
    2010 Core Exhibition, Glassell Building, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
  • 2009
    Toil and Trouble, Bryan Miller Gallery (CTRL), Houston, TX
    2009 Core Exhibition, Glassell Building, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
    Rich Text, Fleisher/Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2008
    Paper[space], The Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA
    Joan Mitchell MFA Grant Recipient Show, The Cue Art Foundation, New York, NY
  • 2007
    The Fluid Field: Abstraction and Reference, Tyler Gallery, Elkins Park, PA
    VOXXOXO, Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
    MFA Biennial, Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE
  • 2006
    Seven in a Box, Temple Gallery, Rome, Italy
    Works on Paper, Arcadia University Art Gallery, Glenside, PA


  • 2012
    Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE (upcoming)
  • 2008-09
    The Core Program Residency, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
  • 2007
    Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Grant Recipient
  • 2006
    Project Completion Grant Recipient, Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA
  • 2004
    Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts Grant Recipient, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA


  • 2011
    Kelly, Chris. Paper Tiger, Houston Magazine, Jan 2011.
  • 2010
    Vogel, Wendy. Nothing to see here, move along, Bryan Miller Gallery (CTRL) (review) Might be good E-journal, Feb
  • 2009
    Britt, Douglas, CTRL gallery hosts Toil and Trouble, The Houston Chronicle, August 1.
    Schulze, Troy, Toil and Trouble, Houston Press, July 7.
  • 2008
    Holzer, Stacey, Redefining Language, www.visualseen.net.
    Rosof, Libby, Slice, Dice and Fold – Art Alliance, Pageant and Fleisher-Ollman, theartblog.org July 21.
    Newhall, Edith, Exhibit Is Works Of, Not On Paper, The Philadelphia Inquirer, July 4.
    New American Paintings, No. 75. Mid-Atlantic Issue, April/May.
    Cook, Greg, Ill Wind, The Boston Phoenix, Jan 14.
  • 2007
    Nelson, Donna, The Fluid Field: Abstraction and Reference, Exhibition Catalogue Essay, October.
    Fallon, Roberta, Energy of the Fluid Field, theartblog.org, October 26.
    Fallon, Roberta, Hair Force, philadelphiaweekly.com, July 18.