Dave Bown
1978        American

Professional Experience
2005-present
                 Dave Bown Projects

                 The initiatives of the privately held U.S. company focus on advancing the field of visual arts by conducting research,
                 buying works of art for the Collection of Dave Bown Projects, and providing unrestricted monetary awards to visual artists.                  Clients in 80+ countries.

Professional Memberships (past)
                 American Alliance of Museums, Washington, DC
                 Contributing Member, Foundation for Art and Preservation in Embassies (FAPE), Washington, DC
                 Supporting Patron, International Center of Photography, New York, New York
                 Acquisitions Committee, Young Collectors Council, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

Residencies
2006        Europos Parkas, Vilnius, Lithuania   

Research Projects
2006        Lithuania and Poland (May-July)
2005        Barcelona, Madrid, Paris and Poland (February-March)
2003        Barcelona, Berlin, Paris, and Poland (Summer)
2001        Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zanzibar (Summer)
2000        Berlin and Poland (Summer)

Temporary Installations
2004        Dave Bown: Cipher Union X
                 25th Street, Chelsea, New York, New York

2001        Dave Bown: Cipher Stix
                 Stone Town, Zanzibar

Solo Exhibitions
2004        Dave Bown: DPB X
                 University of Alaska-Anchorage, Anchorage, Alaska

Group Exhibitions
2010        Visual AIDS Postcards from the Edge Benefit
                 ZieherSmith, New York, New York

2007        The Most Curatorial Biennial of the Universe
                 Apexart, New York, New York

                 Visual AIDS Postcards from the Edge Benefit
                 James Cohan Gallery, New York, New York

                 LREI Art Auction, Art for Kid's Sake
                 LREI, New York, New York

2006        NIght of 1,000 Drawings
                 Artists Space, New York, New York

                 On 40 at 40 (Curator: Judith Tannenbaum)
                 Grinshaw-Gudewicz Art Gallery, Fall River, Massachusetts

                 27th Annual LREI Art Auction
                 I-20 Gallery, New York, New York

                 Visual AIDS Postcards from the Edge Benefit
                 Sikkema, Jenkins & Co., New York, New York

                 23rd Annual Benefit Auction
                 Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, Missouri

                 Annual Benefit & Art Auction
                 Spaces, Cleveland, Ohio

                 North American Exhibition of Paper and Plastic Arts
                 Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, Indiana

2005        Small Works
                 440 Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

                 Capturing Utopia
                 Fournos Centre for Digital Culture, Athens, Greece

                 Ourchitecture
                 Newport Art Museum, Newport, Rhode Island

                 6th Annual Will's Creek Survey (Curator: Kristen Hileman)
                 Saville Gallery, Cumberland, Maryland

                 25th Annual December Show
                 School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts

                 New Art Benefit Auction
                 Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, Virginia

                 16th National Exhibition (Curator: Robert Rosenblum)
                 Viridian Artists, New York, New York

2004        Expressions West
                 Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, Oregon

                 6th Annual Guild Hall Exhibition (Judge: Tracy Bashkoff)
                 Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, New York

                 106th Annual Utah Arts Council
                 Kimball Art Center, Park City, Utah

                 5th Annual National Exhibition (Curator: Margaret Thatcher)
                 Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, Pennsylvania

2003        Gateway National
                 Gateway Park Museum, Farmington, New Mexico

                 ANA 32 (Curator: Richard Notkin)
                 Holter Museum of Art, Helena, Montana

                 6th Annual National Prize Show (Curator: Marc Pachter)
                 Kathryn Schultz Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts

                 In Search of Home
                 Lane Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

                 Group Show 
                 Nomad Art Gallery, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

                 Artists Among Us
                 Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, Virginia

                 79th Annual Spring Salon
                 Springville Museum of Art, Springville, Utah

                 7th Annual
                 Saint George Art Museum, Saint George, Utah

                 6th Annual Festival of the Dhow Countries
                 Stone Town Cultural Center, Zanzibar

                 18th Annual International Exhibition (Curator: Mark Williams)
                 University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, Texas

2002        October International (Curator: Amy Cappellazzo)
                 Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, Florida

                 104th Annual Utah Arts Council
                 Kimball Art Center, Park City, Utah

Collections
                 Europos Parkas, Vilnius, Lithuania
                 ZKM - Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany

Awards, Fellowships, Grants, and Scholarships
2003        Oscarson Discovery Grant
                 Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

                 ORCA Grant, Office of Research & Creative Activities
                 Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

2002        Olena K. and George D. Lewis Scholarship
                 Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

Education
2003        BFA - Sculpture
                 Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah