Ms. Bowman is a practicing studio artist and arts and culture leadership professional. She is currently the Associate Director at The Soap Factory in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She also serves as the President of the University of Minnesota College of Design Alumni Board of Directors and is a Board of Directors member at The Cycling Museum of Minnesota. She studied art and design in both America and France earning a Bachelors of Fine Arts and a Masters Degree in Art Education. She has worked with many arts and culture organizations.