John Bowman works in a variety of mediums including painting, drawing, and sculpture.
He is now a Professor of Art at the Pennsylvania State University. In addition to his love of teaching art, he is a founder of “First Street Green,” a collaborative community group in the East Village of New York City. Bowman recently participated in “Service to Public Areas,” a collaborative public art project in Shkodra, Albania.
Beginning in the 1980s, he exhibited at various venues in New York City including the Holly Solomon Gallery, the Lang O'Hara Gallery, and the Tibor de Nagy Gallery. He has shown internationally and is represented in many private and museum collections. He previously taught at the New York Academy of Art and has lectured widely.