Author Archives: Jim Bowers

About Jim Bowers

Artist, photographer, entrepreneur.

FIRE & Steel Festival

WHEN&WHERE! June 14th – 2014 (Fathers Day Weekend) 2pm-2AM Historic Colfax California EVENTS! 3 Live Bands “FOXTROT MARY – THE NOISE AGENCY & EDGE OF MAGIC”- 4 DJ’s  “DUC JONES – BILL and Jamie Linn Samuelz – “Frankie” – 8 … Continue reading

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Tribe Flame/Pyro Plan

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“The Water Project”

Mission Accomplished!! (updated 9/9/11) Satelite image courtesy ~ GeoEye Satelite Imagery. In 2011 The TriBe made history at Burning Man when the annual GeoEye Satelite made its regular flyby over Black Rock City near Gerlach Nevada. Utilizing three water tanker … Continue reading

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1997 – MONKEY BOY!

In 1996 I worked as a finance manager for a car dealership in Colfax along I-80, halfway between Sacramento and Reno Nevada. Michelle and I had moved to the little mountain town to get away from the gangs. We still … Continue reading

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Burning Dragon

~ 2006 ~ Message from the artist: First and foremost, I’d like to thank EVERYONE who participated in this project. In the end we created 1247′ of amazing art that over 450 people were a part of (four and half … Continue reading

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The First Tribe Members

In 98′, we returned to Burning Man with my first real “art”. Back at home I had discovered a McDonalds Drive Thru “Golden Arch” lying next to the drive-thru at our local McDonalds. A little banged up from some drunk … Continue reading

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The 1MileClock Project ~ Lead Artist Jim Bowers

Home ~ 2011 CLOCK   Continuing in the tradition of creative, unique and mind blowing art on the playa, artist Jim Bowers, The TriBe, a talented team of Laser Technology Scientists, expert craftsmen and other artists from around the world … Continue reading

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The Chinese “Burning Dragon” – Lead Artist: Jim Bowers

The year of the Dragon! It was one of the most interactive and participatory projects Jim Bowers has ever created! – We invited burners from all over the world to sign-up and follow a set of loose guidelines to build … Continue reading

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Terrasphere and Eyes Of Gawd II” – Lead Artist: Jim Bowers

We had a busy year – with TerraSphere – This project was made possible by a generous grant from Burning Man. Taking an entire year to create, it consisted of a 10′ tall by 20′ wide beautiful dome and incorporated … Continue reading

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Eyes of Gawd – ZiggerNot” – Lead Artists: Jim Bowers & Mike Tackeberry

Jim Bowers’ Eyes Of Gawd (our first epic project) made it’s debut this year.  It was a 40′ wide carbon-fiber frame with a pair of giant animated (el-wire) eyes on it.  The pupils were 6′ in diameter. The eyes were … Continue reading

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