BIOGRAPHY

Curriculum vitae; WOLFGANG GOWIN

Author, Speaker, Sculptor, Radiologist, Scientist

Please see "Exhibitions" at www.wolf-gowin.de for full list of exhibitions.

Born

1951 in Zwickau, Germany

Education

1983-86 Philosophy and Art History, Free University Berlin, Germany
1974-80 M.D., Ph.D., University Düsseldorf, Germany

Awards

2010 Highly Commended Award, Sculpture Darling Park 2010, Sydney, NSW (Nick Vickers)
2005 Editor's Choice, The International Library of Poetry, Owings Mill, MD
2001 LA Artcore 13th Annual Award, Los Angeles, CA
1993 Discovery 1993, Art of California (Michael Botwinick, Robert Barrett, Dyana Curreri-Chadwick)
1993 City of Brea Gallery, Brea, CA (Sylvia White)
1992 Gallery 57, Fullerton, CA (Stephanie Jackson-Dillon)
1991 Long Beach Arts, Long Beach, CA (George Herms)
1991 CRASHarts Culture Award, Phoenix, AZ
1990 Peoria Arts and Cultural Center, Peoria, AZ
1987 Alligator Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1977-80 Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung, Bonn; Fellowship
1975-77 Otto Benecke Stiftung, Berlin; Scholarship

Activities

2014-16 Clinical Assistant Professor of Integrative Medicine, Midwestern University, IL, Arizona Campus, AZ
2008- Professor of Radiology, Professor of Osteology, State University, Lviv, Ukraine
2009-10 Advisor for art magazine "Sculpture and the Enemies", Sydney, Australia
1996-01 Artistic Director of Bunker-Project, Wünsdorf, Germany
1994-95 Professional Installationist, LA Artcore Center, Los Angeles, CA
1992-93 New Membership Chairman at Orange County Center For Contemporary Arts, Santa Ana, CA
1990-91 Producer and director of Literature Performance Series, Phoenix, AZ
1990 Co-founder of "Readings at Houle's" (reading series), Phoenix,AZ
1989 Co-founder of Theatre of Outrage & Excellence (Performance artists group), Phoenix, AZ
1987-91 Poetry Coordinator für Divergent Arts Poetry Series bei MARS Artspace, Phoenix, AZ

Member of Professional Societies

- American Writers & Artists Inc.

- Association of Writers & Writing Programs

CORPORATE AND PUBLIC ART PLACEMENTS

2008-11 Ironbark Hill Vineyard, Pokolbin, NSW, Australia; "Desert Cultivator" (outdoor sculpture)
2002- Kunstspeicher Friedersdorf, Germany; "Mein Speicher" (indoor sculpture, on permanent exhibition together with a dedicated poem and a print assemblage)
2000 Public Art Project in San Josť, Costa Rica; "DING PLACE - A PLACE FOR PEOPLE, PEACE, CONSENSUS"
1997-01 Bunker-Project Wünsdorf, Germany; 19 land art sculptures
1994 Venice Art Walk, Venice, CA; "Far Parked" (outdoor sculpture)
1993 Santa Ana Zoo, Santa Ana, CA; "Arts Alive" (outdoor sculpture)
1992 UNOCAL, Fred Hartley Center, Brea, CA
  Irvine Civic Center, Irvine, CA
1991 Phase Four Studio, Tempe, AZ
1990 Shemer Art Center, Phoenix, AZ; (outdoor sculpture)
1989 Tempe Arts Center, Tempe, AZ; (outdoor sculpture)
1988 Humana Hospital Desert Valley, Phoenix, AZ

SELECTED ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2002 LA Artcore, Union Center for the Arts, Los Angeles, CA; "Architectures and Tissues"
2001 Ibero-American Institute, Prussian Heritage Foundation, Berlin; "Costa Rica-Project Ding-Place"
1998 Bunker #13, Wünsdorf, Germany; "The Mystery of the Concrete Cigars"
1997 Steglitzer Kunsttage, Berlin; "Plastiken unter Platanen"
  LA Artcore's Brewery Annex, Los Angeles, CA; "Wolf Gowin"
1996 Kunstspeicher Friedersdorf, Friedersdorf; "Getreide - Speicher - Kunst"
1995 Galerie am Domhof, Zwickau; "Wolf Gowin"
1994 LA Artcore's Brewery Annex, Los Angeles, CA; "Wolf Gowin"
1993 Orange County Center For Contemporary Arts, Santa Ana, CA
  The Caged Chameleon Gallery, Santa Ana, CA; "A House Full Of Art"
1992 Civic Center, Irvine, CA; Civic Center Exhibition "Sculpture Court"
1991 CRASHarts, Phoenix, AZ; "Art Detour"
1990 Mystery Galleries, Artlink, Phoenix, AZ; "Wolf Gowin"
  Fina Cocina, Phoenix, AZ; "Small Works"
1989 University Art Museum, Nelson Fine Arts Center, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; "Egyptian Cenodoxus"
1988 Hall of Fame, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; "Approaching the Human Interior"
1987 Eleven East Ashland Gallery, Phoenix, AZ
  On The Wall Gallery, Medford, OR

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 "soundpedro", presented by Flood, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA
2015 Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA; "Alternative Universe, OCCCA 35 Year Anniversary"
2013 "Soundwalk", presented by Flood, East Village Arts District, Long Beach, CA
2012 Mistletoe Wines, Pokolbin, NSW, Australia; "Mistletoe Sculpture Prize 2012"
  School of Philosophy, Sydney, NSW, Australia; "Behind The Wall"
  Kunstspeicher Friedersdorf, Germany; "Vom Getreide zur Kunst - 1992-2012"
2011 South West Rocks, NSW, Australia; "Sculpture in the Gaol"
  Sydney, NSW, Australia; "Sculpture Darling Park"
  Gateway Tower, Macquarie Place, Sydney, NSW, Australia; "Gateway Exhibition"
2010 Australia Square, George St., Sydney, NSW, Australia; "Sculpture Double"
  Mosman Village, Sydney, NSW, Australia; "Festival of Sculpture"
2009 Wollombi Village, NSW, Australia; "Sculpture in the Vineyards"
  Gosford Regional Gallery, Gosford, NSW, Australia;
"Music From A Farther Room", Participation in community artwork by Helen Mortimer
2008 Wollombi Valley Wine Trail and Millbrook Estate in Millfield, Wollombi, NSW, Australia; "Sculpture in the Vineyards"
  MLC Centre, Pitt St., Sydney, NSW, Australia; "Australia Square/MLC Centre Exhibition"
  Boilershop, Honeysuckle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia; "Mattara Sculpture Exhibition"
  The Sculptors Society Exhibition, Darling Park, Sydney, NSW, Australia.
  Blacksmith's Shop, Honeysuckle Railway Workshops, Newcastle, NSW, Australia; "2008 Waste as Art Community Competition & Exhibition"
2007 Wollombi Valley Wine Trail, Horse Heaven Gallery and Undercliff Winery, Wollombi, NSW, Australia; "Sculpture in the Vineyards"
2006 Art Collection, Municipal Museums Zwickau, Germany; "Neuerwerbungen!"
2003 Galerie am Klostersee, Lehnin, Germany; "Festkunst- Kunstfest"
2002 Kunstspeicher Friedersdorf, Germany; "An-Probe 02: 28 SPEICHER im Geviert"
1999 Kurhaus Warnemünde, Germany; "Kunst und Kongress"
1997 Galerie M, Berlin;"M 5 - Marzahn Goes China", Collaboration with S. Kornfeld
1996 The Artbank, Los Angeles, CA; "Showcase"
1995 LA Artcore Center, Los Angeles, CA; "International Exchange Show"
  Galerie M, Berlin; "Der Panther"
1994 Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA; "art 94 - The International Contemporary Art Fair"
  Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Art Rental & Sales Gallery, Los Angeles,CA
  Patricia Correia Gallery, Venice, CA; "Invitational"
  South Bay Contemporary Museum of Art, Sales & Rental Gallery, Torrance, CA
  Venice Art Walk, Venice, CA; "Far Parked"
1993 Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA; "The 8th International LA Art Fair", Terence Gross, London; two persons exhibition
  The City of Brea Gallery, Brea, CA; "Off The Wall, Sculpture 93"
  The Caged Chameleon Gallery, Santa Ana, CA; "Eros"
  The City of Brea Gallery, Brea, CA; "Sylvia White Selects"
  48 Market Street Gallery, Venice, CA
For a complete list of all the years up to 1980, please check out "Exhibitions".

AUDIO TAPES

1992 "Sculptural Sounds", Wolf Gowin Productions, Anaheim, CA
1983 "EXPI: Musique ALE poor anALE", Kunze/Gowin, Berlin

PUBLICATIONS

Poems, short stories, features in numerous books and magazines in the U.S. and Germany.
Example of art-related publication:
"Your Mind Is Your Best Fool: The Human Being And Its Dilemma With The Mental Environment And Art" in Leonardo Electronic Almanac, MIT Press check it out here under "Endnote", page 13.

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Art Collections, Städtische Museen Zwickau, Zwickau, Germany.
Art Center Friedersdorf, State of Brandenburg, Germany.
University Art Collection, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.
University of Arizona, Department of Art, Print Collection, Tucson, AZ.
Ira Levy, New York, NY.
Janet de Berge Lange, Phoenix, AZ.
Gary Fry, Phoenix, AZ.
Lydia Takeshita, Los Angeles, CA.
Late Freifrau Roswitha von Bergmann, Düsseldorf, Germany.
Peter Wesierski, MD, Nordenham, Germany.
Patrick Veereet, MD, Meerbusch, Germany.
Marilyn Levin, Los Angeles, CA.
Beryl Amspoker, Palmdale, CA.
Ann Anson, Newport Beach, CA.
Danna Sanchez, San Clemente, CA.
Lin Wright, Tempe, AZ.
Rudy Turk, Tempe, AZ.
Bart Nagel, San Francisco, CA.