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JANUARY   2003 
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Collected Evidence

Participating Artist:
K. Johnson Bowles

K. Johnson Bowles, "Life is Served" from "Leftovers," mixed-media, 2002 (detail)
K. Johnson Bowles, "Life is Served" from "Leftovers," mixed-media, 2002 (detail)

In her mixed media artworks, K. Johnson Bowles (Farmville, VA) focuses on autobiographical information and storytelling through commonplace and familiar objects, such as aprons, hair, purses, and rosaries. Bowles received her M.F.A. from Ohio University, Athens, and an M.A. from Boston University. She is the Director of the Longwood Center for the Visual Arts and Assistant Professor, Department of Art, Longwood University, Farmville, VA.

Life is Served, 2001, table, chairs, tablecloth, napkins, plates, silverware, nests, and beads

Motherly Advice, 2002, aprons, embroidery

Mother Said, "I Started Losing My Hair When I Was Your Age," 2001, glass domes, hair, brass plaques, mirror

The Content of My Mother's Purse [Trying Not to Lose Faith], 2001, purses, rosary beads, phototransfers, embroidery, handkerchiefs


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