History in the Making: Reflections on 2019
This work is part of a curated section of 10 artworks that look back on significant events in 2019. You can see more details here.
Jan Bowman is an architect-trained author and illustrator. A founding member of Brexit Creatives, she was inspired by the ideas of Ancient Greece and Greek imagery to draw this reflection on the Brexit debate.
Jan Bowman's story-telling is grounded in her appreciation for humanity and democracy, and inspired by her love of cities, gardens, and songs about 21st-century angst.
BA Architecture, Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow.
Awards: winner, Moseley Society Art Competition 2010, Visitors’ Choice, Birmingham Society Of Artists 2013.
Solo Exhibitions: Brockley Art House, 2018, West Greenwich Library, 2016, Deptford Does Art, 2015, The Eclipse, Hackney 2004.
Selected Group Exhibitions: Take Back Control, Crypt Gallery, London 2019. Civil Times, The Troubadour, London 2018. Art in Action, 2014. Qube Gallery, Oswestry, 2008.
Jan Bowman's artwork has been featured in Radar Magazine in 2011, and Birmingham Life Magazine in 2009. Her work has been commissioned by the Royal Mail, Glenn Howell Architects, the BBC, Transport for London and many more.