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artist , writer , art educator

Bruce Bowman, American Art educator, writer, artist ( art: vis.art: lit.art: visiting)art educator, writer, artist. Served with United States Navy, 1957-1961.


Bowman, Bruce was born on November 23, 1938 in Dayton, Ohio, United States. Son of Murray Edgar Bowman and Mildred May (Moler) Elleman.


Associate of Arts, San Diego City College, 1962. Bachelor, California State University, Los Angeles, 1964. Master of Arts, California State University, Los Angeles, 1968.


Teacher art North Hollywood Adult School, California, 1966-1968. Instructor art Cypress College, California, 1976-1978, West Los Angeles College, since 1969. Teacher art Los Angeles City Schools, 1966^.

Seminar leader Southern California, 1986^.


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  • Other Work

    • Author: Shaped Canvas, 1976, Toothpick Sculpture and Ice Cream Stick Art, 1976, Ideas: How to Get Them, 1985, (recording) Develop Winning Willpower, 1986, Waikiki, 1988. One-man shows include California State University. A., 1968, Pepperdine University, Malibu, 1978, exhibited in group shows at McKenzie Gallery, Los Angeles, 1968, Trebor Gallery, 1970, Cypress College, 1977, Design Recycled Gallery, Fullerton, 1977, Pierce College, Woodland Hills, 1978, Leopold/Gold Gallery, Santa Monica, 1980.


Served with United States Navy, 1957-1961.


  • Other Interests

    Karate (black belt Tang Soo Do).


Married Julie Ann Gosselin, 1970 (divorced 1980). 1 child, Carrie Lynn.

Murray Edgar Bowman Elleman

Mildred May (Moler) Elleman

Julie Ann Gosselin

Carrie Lynn Bowman