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Art+Design Prof. Nancy Bowen Featured in Group Art Show in NYC, Feb. 21-March 29

Date Released: 2/21/2008

Nancy Bowen, a member of the School of Art+Design faculty at Purchase College, is featured in Index, a group exhibition at the Frederieke Taylor Gallery in New York City, February 21-March 29. For the artists in Index, the relationship between image and index plays a distinctive role in the way they construct their work and derive their vocabulary. The show, curated by Jill Moser, is an ongoing flatfile exhibition. An opening reception will be held on February 21 from 6-8 PM.

The Gallery is located at 535 West 22nd Street in New York City. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 11 AM-6 PM. For more information, call 646-230-0992 or visit

Professor Nancy Bowen borrows from Hindu, Buddhist and Islamic symbols and patterns to create new signs of meaning in her reinventions of bodies.  She has exhibited at Annina Nosei Gallery, New York; Galerie Farideh Cadot, Paris; Betsy Rosenfield Gallery, Chicago; European Ceramic Work Center, s’Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands; Diverseworks, Houston; and Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, Penn.  Professor Bowen is also the director of the M.F.A. program for the School of Art+Design. She has received awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts, and Art Matters, among others. She holds a B.F.A., from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago; and an M.F.A. from Hunter College.