Denise Bowman Carson

Denise Bowman Carson

Denise Bowman Carson

  • B.F.A., School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • M.F.A., School of the Art Institute of Chicago
First year at SCAD:

"One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child." - Carl Jung


Twenty-six international exhibitions (solo and group); seven solo U.S. exhibitions; 30 U.S. group exhibitions; International Young Art Auction at Sotheby's, Tel-Aviv, Israel; Collections: Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.; the Plaza Hotel, New York City, and others

Awards, recognition and honors

New American Paintings; Open Studio Press, Southern Edition; Who's Who Among America's Teachers; travel grants; Guinness Book of World Records, Southern Arts Revival Artist Collaborative, project coordinator, World's Largest Painting: 76,726 square feet, Tybee Island, Georgia


National Council of Art Administrators, College Art Association, SECAC

Previous Positions

Professor, graduate residency, Lacoste School of the Arts, Lacoste, France; chair, painting department, SCAD; visiting artist, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Ohio; administrative staff, Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games, Savannah, Georgia

On the Web

Courses Taught

  • PNTG 312 Mixed Media
  • PNTG 325 Narrative Painting
  • PNTG 330 Large-format Painting
  • PNTG 366 Conceptual Art Practice
  • PNTG 409 Advanced Painting
  • PNTG 415 Painting Senior Seminar
  • PNTG 503 Graduate Advanced Painting
  • PNTG 708 Graduate Drawing
  • PNTG 704 Formal Aspects of Painting
  • PNTG 766 Conceptual Art Practice
  • SFIN 413 Professional Practices in Fine Arts
  • SFIN 716 Theory and Practices I
  • SFIN 745 Fine Art M.F.A. Self-promotion