Lynné Bowman Cravens

Lynné Bowman Cravens

Gallery Manager
Fort Worth Contemporary Arts | 817-257-2588

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MFA, Studio Arts, Photography, UNT (2015)

BA, Photocommunications, St. Edward's University (2009)

Areas of Focus

Photography, Gallery Managment, Digital Imaging, Analog Photography Processes, Bookmaking

Lynné Bowman Cravens  is an experienced Gallery Manager and practicing Conceptual Artist, with a demonstrated history of working in higher education. Skilled in Analog Darkroom processes, Digital Printing, Adobe Photoshop, and Bookmaking. She is a strong arts and design professional with a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) focused in Photography from University of North Texas. Cravens currently resides in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, ​working as the Gallery Manager at The Art Galleries at TCU. She recently finished her second and final season as a member of the artist run co-op, 500X Gallery.  Cravens’ artwork was recently featured in two publications; first in 6th Volume of the Friend of the Artist publication, and secondly in an interview for the online publication Voyage Dallas Magazine.  Cravens recently had solo exhibitions of her work at the Moncrief Cancer Institute and at 500X Gallery.  Her work was featured ​in the fall of 2018 at the Bradbury Art Museum in Arkansas and in the 2018 KAUNAS Photo Festival in Lithuania.

2018 Artist Interview and Feature, Friend of the Artist Volume 6

2018 Artist Interview and Feature, Voyage Dallas Magazine, Thought Provokers Series

2016 Featured Artist, Tika Arts, Online gallery

2016 Self-Portrait Origami Tessellations, Ori-News, British Origami Society, Issue 298

2015 Featured Artist Interview, Fragmentary

2018 Finalist, KAUNAS Photo Star 2018, KAUNAS PHOTO Festival, Kaunas, Lithuania

2014 Finalist, CADD Fund: Winner Takes All, Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas, Dallas, TX

2014 500X EXPO 2014 Award, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX

2013 Honorable Mention, Ryan R Gibbs Photography Prize, Louisiana State University

2018-present, Fort Worth Public Art Pre-Qualified List of Emerging Public Artists

2013-present, Society for Photographic Education Member

2016-2018,  500x Gallery Member, Dallas, TX