Carl Bower

Carl Bower is a Pulitzer Prize finalist whose work has been featured in the New York Times, the Sunday Times Magazine of London, and TIME magazine, and in galleries in New York, Chicago, Seattle, Phoenix, Portland, Oregon, and Los Angeles. Currently based in Denver, Bower previously spent fifteen years as a photojournalist for Newhouse News Service, the Times-Picayune, Helsingin Sanomat, and the Providence Journal. Chica Barbie was recently exhibited at the Blue Sky Gallery in Portland, and was added to the collection of the Portland Art Museum.


Chica Barbie

This year, as has been the case for decades, more than three hundred beauty pageants are taking place in Colombia, a country that for more than one hundred years—as University of San Francisco history professor Michael Edward Stanfield states in his 2013 book Of Beasts and Beauty: Gender, Race, and Identity in Colombia—has been “ripped apart […]

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