Exploring the artistic vision of Noah Bowman’s masterpieces

NY Elite: Tell us a little about yourself. 

Noah Bowman: I’m an artist from Vancouver, Canada. My work studies the blend between abstraction and representational in the figurative form. My paintings are fluid, flowing and full of expression. I’m interested in the visceral, beauty of the body, formal metaphors of the body and bold colors.


NY Elite: What projects are you currently working on? 

Noah Bowman: Always collaborating with creative people and currently have a fashion collection of scarves and squares out with an image of my work transferred onto fabric made by Amaike Super Organza.

NY Elite: What art do you most identify with?

Noah Bowman: I like to call it fabstraction or figurative-abstraction.

NY Elite: What themes do you pursue?

Noah Bowman: Themes of blurring the lines of abstract and the figure in motion, Ascending or descending figures or figures of speech, metaphorical bodies, etc.


NY Elite: What’s your favorite art work?

Noah Bowman: Picasso’s Guernica.

NY Elite: Tells us about some of your recent exhibitions. What memorable responses have you had to your work?

Noah Bowman: People have seen de Kooning, Francis Bacon and Shadbolt in my work.

NY Elite: Tell us about one of your projects which you are very proud of.

Noah Bowman: The coma-imbalance painting collection has thus far been my most prolific and powerful bodies of work with an emphasis on visceral and emotional representations in pictorial space.

NY Elite: What does “being creative” mean to you?

Noah Bowman: Creatives are innovative and make something out of nothing, much like an inventor.

NY Elite: What kind of creative patterns, routines or rituals do you have?

Noah Bowman: I start with a blank canvas, no gesso, a raw canvas, let the paint bleed into the background for depth and paint my shapes tonally in layers upon layers.

NY Elite: What are you trying to communicate with your art?

Noah Bowman: I try to communicate the language of art that is complex yet fluid and flowing. I hope to create conversation (with my pieces) that is transformative and transitional.

NY Elite: What Role does the Artist have in Society?

Noah Bowman: An artist is a visionary, one that can see beyond the light and creates a new reality for the viewers/listeners to see or hear.


NY Elite: What are your thoughts on being an artist in today’s world?

Noah Bowman: It’s a tough life, I’m not gonna lie. Everyone is an artist today. But painting isn’t dead and the world needs artists to shine and bring new life.

NY Elite: How has painting influenced your life?

Noah Bowman: The idea of art has opened up new doors and freed my mind. The process of painting is as healing as they say and comes with no limitations if you put time and thought into your work. A simple line can be complex and a drip of paint can run wild.

NY Elite: What kind of art is unappealing to you?

Noah Bowman: Portraiture. The faces have emotion but generally not the art work itself.

NY Elite: What art movement or artist would you say influences your work most?

Noah Bowman: Abstract expressionism, surrealism, and neo-expressionism.

NY Elite: What can we expect from you in 2018?

Noah Bowman: Excitement and endless possibilities.




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