- Known as: British painter
- Born: 29 February 1936, Guyana
Frank Bowling has working studios in both London and New York. He has held many teaching positions throughout his career.
He is the first Black British artist elected a Royal Academician.
His work can be found in the Tate Gallery, London, and the Metropolitan Museum and Museum of Modern Art in New York.
1950: Moves from Guyana to London
1959: Wins scholarship to study at the Royal College of Art
1962: Graduates from the Royal College of Art with both a Silver Medal in Painting and a travel scholarship. Travels to South America and the Caribbean
1966: Moves to New York
1969-72: Contributing editor at Arts Magazine
1971: Solo show at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
1997: Solo show at The Skylight Gallery, Restoration Plaza, Brooklyn
2005: Solo shows at Peg Alston Fine Arts, New York and the
G R N'Namdbi Gallery, Chicago. Elected Royal Academician
2006: Solo shows at ArtSway, Hampshire;
Rollo Contemporary Art, London;
G R N'Namdbi Gallery, Chicago