Amy Bowles

Amy Bowles is an artist, musician and actress. Born in London, UK, she graduated from the Cardiff Institute of Art and Design (1993-96) with a BA in Ceramic Design. Since then Amy has been showing paintings, sculptures and film. As an actress she has primarily worked with Toronto's director and playwright Alex Wolfson. Amy is the lead vocalist for the Toronto bands Pony da Look and Permafrown.

Solo Exhibitions
2011
2009
  • Cranium, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto
2006
  • Beckoning, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto
2005
2003
  • Arrowhead, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto
2002
  • Paintings, 64 Steps Gallery, Toronto
2001
  • Job Lot, 1040 Bus Gallery, Toronto
Selected Group Exhibitions
2010
  • The Cheaper Show #9, LES Gallery, Vancouver
  • Homey Show, Double Double Land, Toronto
  • Bitch Slap, Thrush Holmes Empire, Toronto
  • Cities Biennale (Toronto Pavillion), Mediamatic, Amsterdam, NL
2009
  • T-Shirts By Artists, Paul Petro Special Projects Space, Toronto
2008
  • The Anonymous Drawing Show, Berlin and Rotterdam
  • Decade Show, Katherine Mulherin Contemporary Art Projects, Toronto
  • Horizontal Fortune, 6 Nassau, Toronto
  • Christmas Spice, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto
2007
  • Little Dude, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto
  • Totoparalala, Paul Petro Multiiples + Small Works, Toronto
    (with Jiva Mackay)
  • The Drawing Club, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto
    (a benefit for C Magazine)
  • Christmas Spice, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto
2006
  • Christmas Spice, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto
2005
  • Christmas Spice, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto
2004
  • Stoner Show, Zsa Zsa Gallery, Toronto
  • Christmas Spice, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto
2003
  • Michael Jackson Show, Zsa Zsa Gallery, Toronto
  • Christmas Spice, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto
2002
  • Apex Arts, New York, NY
  • Synthetic Psychosis, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto (catalogue)
2001
  • Grand Expectorant, West Wing , Toronto
  • Ghost Show, Penny Arcade, Toronto
  • Instant Coffee Miniature Show, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
  • New Paintings, Katherine Mulherin Gallery, Toronto
2000
  • Five Artists, Anoush Gallery, Toronto
  • Cuisine, The Money House, Toronto
  • Long Hot Summer, A-Space, Toronto
  • Mail art show, Strutts Gallery, Sackville, NB
1999
  • Bright Sparks, Saint Martin in the Fields Gallery, London , U.K.
Education
1993-96
  • Cardiff Institute of Art and Design, Cardiff, U.K.
1992-93
  • Yeovil College of Art and Design, Yeovil, U.K.
Grants
2006
  • Ontario Arts Council
2002
  • Toronto Arts Council