Eric Fowler Cityscapes painter

Eric FowlerEric Fowler
Painter of Cityscapes
143 East 37th Street, Apt 1R
New York, NY 10016
212.532.1231 | efowler@pcad.edu

BORN
February 14, 1954, Morristown, NJ

OCCUPATION
Painter, Illustrator and Educator
Museum of American Illustration, Collections Manager
Fine Arts Department, Pennsylvania College of Art and Design, Lancaster, PA, Past Chairman
Member of the Museum Council of New York

EDUCATION
Graduated 1978: Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY (with Honors)
Graduated 1977: The Illustrator’s Workshop, Easton, CT
Attended 1972–74: Syracuse University
Graduated 1972: The Pingry School, Hillside, NJ

RECENT EXHIBITIONS
2015 Jan/Feb       Group Show —— The Winter Show, The Quiet Life Gallery, Lambertville NJ
2014                    One–Man Show —— Town and Country, City Hall Gallery, Lancaster PA
2013                    Curated the Exhibition —— Westward, Ho!, Hall of Fame Gallery, Museum of American Illustration
2013                    Faculty Show —— PCAD, Lancaster, PA
2013                    One–Man Show —— The Quiet Life Gallery, Lambertville NJ
2013                    One–Man Show —— Society of Illustrators, Gallery 3, NY, NY

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Permanent Collection, Museum of American Illustration at the Society of Illustrators, NY, NY
Permanent Collection, Mercer County Cultural and Heritage Commission
Permanent Collection, The Junior School, Princeton, New Jersey

MAJOR AWARDS
Awards of Merit:
Print regional Design Annual
Graphis Magazine, The Society of Illustrators, Art Directors Club, The One Club, The Society of Publication Designers, The New Jersey Art Directors Club Astra Awards
Fall 1990 –   New Jersey State Council on the Arts Distinguished Artist Grant in painting – $12,000 Fellowship Grant Award
Spring 1977 – First Full Scholarship Award to the Illustrator’s Workshop, Easton, CT

EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS
Pennsylvania College of Art and Design Illustration Studios Lancaster PA  
  History of Illustration 1998 – present
Pennsylvania College of Art and Design Fine Arts Chair 2006 – 2008
Georgian Court College Figure Drawing Lakewood NJ
    2003
Moore College of Art and Design Illustration/Fig Draw Philadelphia PA
  Basic Drawing 1987 – 1995
Mercer County Community College Drawing/Illustration West Windsor NJ
    1994 – 2006
Princeton/Trenton Artworks Painting/Drawing Trenton NJ
    1990 – 1999
INSTITUTIONAL AFFILIATIONS
The Salmagundi Club Artist Member New York, NY
The Society of Illustrators Artist Member New York, NY
  Life Member/Collections Mang. 2010 to Present
  Board Member 1990 to 2010
  Permanent Collection  1992 to 2010
  Chair – PC Committee   1998 to 2010
Trenton Museum Society Board Member Trenton NJ
    1998 to Present
  Vice – President 2003 – 05
The Philadelphia Sketch Club Artist Member 2003 to Present
The Susquehanna Art Museum Artist Member 2009

CURATORIAL
Exhibitions from Permanent Collection at the Society of Illustrators Museum of American Illustration
2014 Making Faces — Original illustrated works with faces as the focus. Famous heroes of history like Chuck Yeager, Anwar Sadat, Charles De Gaulle and Menachim Begin. Movie stars shine as well, like the sexy Jean Harlow, cool cat James Dean, suave Noel Coward and the great stage beauty Josephine Baker, to name a few. Literary figures like of Rudyard Kipling, Mark Twain, and the great Walt Whitman are here as are musicians like the legendary Jim Morrison, U2’s Bono, the incredible Jimi Hendrix and that lonesome folkie Woody Guthrie. And lastly, bigger than life figures including J. P. Morgan, Frank Lloyd Wright and Isaac Asimov round out the basic roster of fabulous faces.
2013 Westward, Ho! — A comprehensive look at the depiction of America's westward expansion in all media by many of the great illustrators from the Permanent Collection, including Forbes, Harris, Clymer and Fuchs.
2012 The Kids are Alright — A wide variety of hall of fame quality illustrations showing the world through the eyes of children of all ages. So many artists, so many points of view by Meg Wohlberg, the Dillons, Amos Sewell, fronm the pages of the Saturday Evening Post, Ladies Home Journal and more.
2009 The Students of Harvey Dunn — Original oils by Schaeffer, Cornwell, Henning, Reynard  Tepper, Clark and many others  Rugged images  that tell dynamic stories from the Brandywine tradition.
2009 Pirates, Petticoats and Puffy Sleeves — Focus on the classic theme with works from the 1920s through the 1980s – Great Boy/Girl original images from the Seven Sisters and more.
2007 Colorful Tales in Black and White — Outstanding works by the most talented en grisaille illustrators of fiction, from the early part of the 20th Century.
1996 – Present An Historical Look — A survey of the most influential illustrators from the late 19th Century through the 20th Century. Fifty illustrators who changed the way we see ourselves.
2006 The Illustrator’s Century — A special selection from the collection of the greatest illustrators of the 20th Century, focusing on the most important events.