Exhibitions during the artist's lifetime


  • 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


  • Charleville-Meziere (France), participation in an exhibition of the Army Group Crown Prince

1927 and 1929

  • Solingen, exhibitions in the Casino Society hall in 1927 and 1929


  • Remscheid, Stadttheater

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 pastels)


  • Solingen, exhibition by the cultural office of the city of Solingen, June 21 to July 6, 1947

1947 to 1959

  • Solingen, participation in the "Bergische Kunstausstellung"


  • Husum, North Frisian Museum, Nissenhaus
  • Kleve, Hotel Braam


  • Kleve, municipal girls' high school


Inner Enge House in Bern, 1954
Inner Enge House in Bern, 1954
  • Bern, "House of Inner Enge" from 02.-31. May, opening speech Dr. E. M. Fallet


  • Solingen, bookstore Bäcker


  • Husum, Nordfriesisches Museum, Nissenhaus, purchases by the museum
  • Copenhagen, German Club, opening by the cultural attaché of the German Embassy, Dr. Obermayer


  • Solingen, Neue Rheinzeitung
  • Hann.-Münden, castle, on the occasion of the reopening of the local museum, purchase of the city
  • Copenhagen, second exhibition in the German Club, opened by the German cultural attaché Dr. Obermayer

Erwin Bowien, 60 years old
Erwin Bowien, 60 years old


  • 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 Collection


  • Bern, Gallery Schneider, opening speech by Dr. E. M. Fallet, Bern


  • Paris, Raymond Duncan Gallery (October 2-16), opening speech by Dr. E. M. Fallet, great response in the French press


  • Au, St. Gallen, „Zollstraße“ (24.04.-02.05.)


  • 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


  • Freiburg im Breisgau, town hall (April-May)
  • Säckingen, Trumpeter Castle (01.-22.12.) Organized by the Kunstverein Hochrein


  • 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


  • Solingen, Deutsches Klingenmuseum (February), oeuvre exhibition


  • Weil am Rhein, Haus der Volksbildung (November)

Dr. Haroun Ayech