Instructor, Art Department, City College of San Francisco

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Ginny Miller-Bowen   "Reemergence" by Ginny Miller-Bowen, Mixed Media on board
Ginny Miller-Bowen teaching drawing
"Reemergence" by Ginny Miller-Bowen, Oil, Wax, Graphite, & Collage on Board
Hello, I'm Ginny Miller-Bowen.  I have been teaching Art for over 15 years at community colleges in the Bay Area.  I currently have no classes this semester but I hope to return in the fall, with a new hybrid watercolor course at Fort Mason Campus.  

I have taught a wide variety of art courses, including Basic, Expressive and Figure Drawing, Watercolor, 2D, and 3D Design, Color, and Painting.  Most of my classes are Hybrid or Tech-Enhanced, with access to course material and resources online through CANVAS 

I am a mixed media artist and have exhibited my work locally and nationally for over 25 years, and received notable awards for studio achievement. My teaching style is very interactive and hands-on, with a focus on skills, materials and techniques and also expressive choices. I look forward to meeting you in one of my classes.

 Student watercolor examples:                              

Teaching Schedule - NO CLASSES SPRING 2019
FALL, 2019
COURSES (Concurrent):

ART 145A Beginning
ART 145B Intermediate
ART 145C Advanced
ART 145D Special Topics

The links above have course info, syllabus, and Student Learning Outcomes.

This course is tech-enhanced, using the Canvas Learning System.  


Meets every


& a weekly online lesson (required)

1/14/20 - 5/19/20

Required Final Critique Dates:
5/12/19 & 5/19/20

Fort Mason Campus

2 Marina Blvd.- Building B, San Francisco, CA 94123

Room 203


Log on before the semester starts in early January for course preview, and get started info.

First Class Meeting is Tuesday, 5/19/20

This is a Hybrid Course, which means that it is taught both face-to-face and online.  We meet once a week, and also have a weekly online lesson.  Both are required.  

Are you ready for Online Learning?  Take this quick self-assessment to find out.  

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CONTACT POLICY:  I check Canvas Conversations and email most weekdays and will respond within two working days. Please be sure to check your email and log on regularly. 

OFFICE HOURS & INDIVIDUAL ASSISTANCE:  I am available for office hours before class on Tuesdays, (by arrangement only) in order to help you individually.  Contact me by CANVAS Inbox, or email or during class to set up an appointment before class. 

Watercolor students working
Watercolor Students Working
Watercolor Student working
Watercolor student working   
Watercolor students working:       
Student working on a Drawing Mural after Chauvet CavesStudent Work:  Graphite on paper - Still life with Abalone Shell and GourdeStudent Drawing Charcoal on Paper - Simple white forms still lifeStudent Drawing:  Pen & Ink on paper- Guitar
Drawing Student with work in progress:        Basic Drawing student examples:

Students with Disabilities:

Students with disabilities who need academic accommodations should request them from the Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS) located in the Rosenberg Library, Room 323 on the Ocean Campus. Telephone: 415-452-5481 (V) 415-452-5451 (TDD). 

DSPS services for online learners 

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