Devon Nowlin

Born 1979, Fort Worth, TX
Lives and works in Fort Worth, TX


MFA 2011  Texas Christian University, Painting
BFA 2004 University of North Texas, Drawing and Painting

Solo Exhibitions


Familiar Strangers, Artspace 111, Fort Worth, TX


Don’t Deny Your Heart, Griffith Gallery, SFASU, Nacogdoches, TX
Artist’s Eye Lecture Series, Kimbell Art Museum, April 30, 3016


Casual Luxury Complex, Artspace 111, Fort Worth, TX
Strange Bedfellows, Brookhaven College, Dallas, TX


Relationship Status, Craighead Green Gallery, Dallas, TX
Between You and Me, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX


I was never here, Moudy Gallery, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX

Photograph by Paul Leicht


Homecoming ComitteeCo-founding member of Homecoming Collective:

Selected Group Exhibitions


The Haunted Archive, Fort Worth Community Art Center
Texas Vignette, The Women’s Museum at Fair Park, Dallas


Sequel: Susan Harriangton, Shafaq Ahmad, Stephen Battle, Harmony Padgett, and Devon Nowlin, Moudy Gallery, The Art Galleries at TCU
Factured Reality, Martha Fenstermaker Memorial Visual Arts Gallery, Laredo, TX


Pop Up Print Project, Art Tooth, Fort Worth, TX
Nature’s First Green is Gold, Artspace 111, Fort Worth, TX


Cult of Personality, David Shelton Gallery, Houston, TX
Garage Gallery, Edinburgh Arts Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland
Place and Identity, deadWEST, Lakeview, TX
Art in the Metroplex, Fort Worth Community Art Center, Fort Worth, TX


Two Pad Stack: Timothy Harding and Devon Nowlin, 500X, Dallas, TX
co I action: Group exhibition with work in collaboration with Margaret Meehan, 500X, Dallas, TX


Go Figure, Artspace 111, Fort Worth, TX


lol, brb: A Survey of American Artists Age 28-32 in Zip Code 76107, Gallery 414, Fort Worth, TX

Public Art Commissions and Experience

2015 Look Book Fort Worth, Westbend retail development, University Dr and River Run Dr, Fort Worth,TX. Five large-scale photographic murals installed outdoors. Commissioned by Trademark Property, installed December 2015. 

2014-15 Water Marker and Bridge Monument Mosaics, Chisohlm Trail Parkway, Fort Worth, TX. Project manager for artist Norie Sato during the final completion and installation of a series of twenty two mosaic murals for the parkway.

2013 Trailing the Trinity, Clearfork Main Street Bridge Mural. Implemented the design, fabrication, and installation of a large-scale mural for the Clearfork Main St Bridge and managed the fabrication of a second adjacent mural, Oxbow Traces, by Tommy Fitzpatrick. Completed July, 2013.

2013 Regrowth, Fort Worth Crime Lab. Acted as artist’s agent and project manager for Tommy Fitzpatrick, Community ID Public Art Project for the Fort Worth Crime Lab, 3616 E. Lancaster Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76103

2008 Chickering Road Curb Enhancement Mosaic. 6800-6900 block of Chickering Road, Fort Worth, TX 76116. Designed two mosaics installed October 16, 2008.