Curriculum Vitae

Wolff Bowden (b. 1975)

Artist / Poet / Musician Seattle, WA 206.271.4677



1999 Bachelor of Arts Degree, New College of Florida

1998 Art History Course, Aberdeen University, Scotland, U.K.


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2015        Wolff, Artist & Poet, Dragonfire Gallery, Edmonds, WA

2013        Solo Exhibition, Art At The Plaza, Belleair Bluffs, FL

2009        Wolff & The Winterlings, BoxHeart Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

2008        Winter Wonders, Casselberry Art Center, Casselberry, FL

2005        Swampfire: The Art of Wolff, Kennedy Gallery, Miami, FL

2004        Solo Exhibition, Leapin’ Lizard Gallery, Bar Harbor, ME

2003        Wolff, The Prince of Pigment, The Brock Gallery, Sarasota, FL


Selected Group Exhibitions

2014        Fall Exhibition, BoxHeart Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

2014        Group Exhibition, Galleria Misto, Belleair Bluffs, FL

2011        Group Exhibition, Singing Stone Gallery, Tampa, FL

2009        Outsider Vision, Six Degrees Gallery, Naples, FL

2008        Group Exhibition, Pegasus Gallery, Corvallis, OR

2007        Group Exhibition, Giving Tree Gallery, Sarasota, FL

2006        Group Exhibition, Austin Galleries, Austin, TX

2004        Group Exhibition, Masterpiece Galleries, Boca Raton, FL

2001        Poets, Jazz, Paint, Porter Troupe Gallery, La Jolla, CA. Curated by Pulitzer Prizewinner Yusef Komunyaaka.


Selected Trade Exhibitions

2012        Best of the Northwest, Seattle, WA

2001        ARTEXPO NEW YORK, New York, NY

2000        ARTEXPO SOUTH MIAMI, South Miami, FL


Gallery Ownership & Curation

1999-2002       Owner and Curator, Wolff Gallery of Art, Stuart, FL. Represented multiple artists and sold artwork to major collectors.


Selected Publications / Advertising

2000-2008 Natural Awakenings Magazine, Covers featuring “Oracle of the Swamp,”“Fire Kiss,” “The Aerialist” & “The First Kiss” Circulation: 80,000 per issue.

2005        Mid American Review, Cover featuring “Night Spiders”

2000        ARTEXPO Advertising Campaign, featuring “Autumn Mask” on 22 billboards, 360 airport/transit ads, 350,000 Sun-Sentinel Posters, Festival Posters, Festival Banners and in digital media formats. 2 Million Dollar Campaign.



1999-2016  Artworks held in private collections in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Germany, Khazakhstan and Belize. Corporate Collections Include Waldorf South Beach, Miami, FL


Selected Collectors

Peter Desantis, Vice President of Amazon Web Services & GM

Keith Ablow, M.D., Television Personality & Author

Frank McCourt, Bestselling Author of Angela’s Ashes & ’Tis

Andre Dawson, Baseball Legend of the Montreal Expos

Billy Collins, Poet & Former Poet Laureate

Winston Carr, Former Chief Elections Officer for Nation of Belize

Martin Sexton, Internationally Acclaimed Musical Performer

Private Client, Starbucks Executive (multiple paintings)


Selected Commissions

Commissioned Portrait of Richard Kupczyk, Flight Director: NASA’s APOLLO MISSIONS

Commissioned Portrait of Willie E. Gary, Attorney

Commissioned Portrait of Russell Troutman, Former President of the Florida Bar Association


Selected Honors

2005        Second Place: South Miami Arts Festival, 2005

2004        BEST IN SHOW / Master’s Award: Stuart Fine Art Festival


1998        1st Place, Poetry Contest, Sarasota Reading Festival, Robert Pinsky, Poet Laureate



Wolff is a founding member of the Indie Folk Band, The Winterlings. They have released 3 studio albums and performed at the Experience Music Project (EMP) Museum, Benaroya Hall and hundreds of distinguished venues. Their albums have earned praise from The Seattle Times, No Depression & Paste.



2016        You Are Acres

2010        The Animal Groom

2008        On The Night You Were Born


Selected Publications

Wolff has published 42 poems, essays and short fictional pieces in literary magazines including: The Madison Review, California Quarterly and The Asheville Poetry Review.


Poetry Collections

2008        Heavyweight Champion of The Night, Redwood River Press

2002        Orphanage of Imagination, Primordialist Press


Selected Press

2016        Seattle Times, The Winterlings look within for wilderness beauty, by Owen R. Smith

2009        The Village Voice & Syndicated News Outlets, Horoscope, poem quoted by Rob Brezsny

2002        St. Lucie Times, Multi-faceted Young Man Has Bright Future Ahead, by Strelsa Schreiber

2000        Artstar Magazine, The Primary Primordialist, by Dominic Ali


Selected Philanthropic Auctions

2012        Seattle Children’s Hospital

2008        Indian River Literacy Council

2006        Rollins College Hamilton Holt School

2004        Orlando Philharmonic

2001        Wolfsonian Museum Scholarship