The Dutch art historian - Mr Pieter Scheen - includes Erwin Bowien in his lexicon
nederlandse beeldende Kunstenaars 1750-1950 - supplement 1970
Freiburg im Breisgau, Rathaus (April 12-30), oeuvre exhibition on the 70th birthday of Bowiens,
organized by the Union of Visual Artists, opening speech by Dr.E. M. Fallet.
Report by Südwestfunk - Landesstudio Freiburg / Mrs. Gschlecht - on the occasion of the artist's
Freiburg im Breisgau, town hall (April-May)
Säckingen, Trumpeter Castle (01.-22.12.) Organized by the Kunstverein Hochrein
Weil am Rhein, Haus der Volksbildung (23.09.-01.10.09), several purchases by the Museum am Burghof
in Lörrach and by the city of Weil am Rhein
Au, St. Gallen, „Zollstraße“ (24.04.-02.05.)
Paris, Raymond Duncan Gallery (October 2-16), opening speech by Dr.E. M. Fallet, great response in the French press
Bern, Gallery Schneider, opening speech by Dr.E. M. Fallet,
Solingen, Deutsches Klingenmuseum, retrospective on the occasion of the 60th
birthday of the artist.Opening speech by Dr.E. M. Fallet, Bern, made several purchases for the Solingen Municipal Art
Solingen, Neue Rheinzeitung
Hann.-Münden, castle, on the occasion of the reopening of the local museum, purchase of the
Copenhagen, second exhibition in the German Club, opened by the German cultural attaché Dr.Obermayer
Husum,Nordfriesisches Museum, Nissenhaus, purchases by the museum
Copenhagen, German Club, opening by the cultural attaché of the German Embassy, Dr.Obermayer
Solingen, bookstore Bäcker
Exhibition in de
Galerie Schneider in Aarbergergasse in Bern
Bern, "House of Inner Enge" from 02.-31.May, opening speech
Dr.E. M. Fallet
Kleve, municipal girls' high school
On 21.07.52 and 12.08.52 Erwin Bowien gives a slide show in colour entitled "A Journey through
Switzerland" to a large audience, first at the Städtisches Gymnasium in Kleve and then at the Kurhaus in Westerland on the island of Sylt.
Husum, North Frisian Museum, Nissenhaus
Kleve, Hotel Braam
1947 to 1959
Solingen, participation in the "Bergische Kunstausstellung"
Purchase for 500
DM - a very high sum at the time - by the state government in Düsseldorf of a painting for the art collection of North Rhine-Westphalia.
Solingen, exhibition by the cultural office of the city of Solingen, June 21 to July 6,
From November 14th
to December 4th, 1942, Bowien exhibited in the “Kunstzaal Plaats” in The Hague.Title of the exhibition "Works by E. J. Bowien"
1933 to 1941
Netherlands, exhibitions in Hoorn, Bergen-Binnen, Gorinchem, Alkmaar, Schoorl, The Hague
Purchases by the West Frisian Museum in Hoorn, the city administration of Hoorn, the municipality of
Egmond and Dr.Lindemann, who donated portraits and landscapes to the copperplate cabinet of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam (graphite drawings and
Kinderportretten” - In 1937 the municipality of Egmond commissioned the artist Erwin Bowien to portray all the children who were born in the municipality of Egmond in the same year as the
future Queen Beatrix.In 1937 and 1938 around 20
graphite drawings were made which are still in the possession of the Dutch royal family and which are known under the name "Egmondse Kinderportretten".The collection has already been exhibited in Solingen and Egmond
9 November to 31 November 1933: Exhibition at the art dealer J. H. Knierum in Gorinchem / Holland.
1927 and 1929
Solingen, exhibitions in the Casino Society hall in 1927 and 1929
Charleville-Meziere (France), participation in an exhibition of the Army Group Crown
Neuchâtel (Switzerland), from January 2nd to January 15th, 1917 exhibition in the gallery d´Art "A
la Rose d´Or";Around the same time exhibitions in Zurich and Basel, location and date unknown