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Branden Bowman

Is an Illustrator and Designer based in Oakland, CA

Branden Bowman is a freelance Illustrator and Graphic Designer with fifteen years of experience in creating and selling visual art. Inspired by American and European comic books, he learned how to draw at a young age. Noticing his new interest in drawing, his parents enrolled him in art school for children. His interest in art and illustration carried into adulthood and he was accepted into the Fine Arts Program at the University of the Philippines.

In 2016, Branden moved to the United States, spent five years in the US Navy and moved to Oakland, CA shortly after in 2001 where he currently lives and works. Presently, he is enrolled in the Graphic design program at the College of San Mateo. 




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As a resident of Oakland, California, I am inspired by the community of artists in the Bay Area. I’ve spent the last fifteen years learning as much as I can about art and Design. I customize designs and illustrations to suit my client’s aesthetic and lifestyle and I pride myself on my ability to communicate with clients to realize their vision.


Facilities/Operations Asst. Ambassador Theatre Group/Curran Theatre, San Francisco, CA — 2018–Present
Assist the director operations in theatre maintenance during shows. Ensure backstage facilities is working at full capacity during live performances.

Front of House, Curran Theatre, San Francisco, CA — 2016-2018

Crowd control and customer service for patrons during live performances.

Maintenance/Housekeeping Director, Sunrise Assisted Living, Santa Rosa, CA — 2001-2015
Scheduling and management of the Housekeeping department to satisfy the cleanliness of 150 resident living spaces and common areas between two buildings. Make certain the Housekeeping department has all the supplies they need to do their work.

Construction Electrician, U.S. Navy — 2016-2001

Construction Electrician for Naval Construction Battalion 1


College of San Mateo — Certificate in Graphic Design —2018-Present Santa Rosa Junior College —Certificate in Fine Arts —2002-2012


Adept in Adobe Illustrator, PhotoShop, and InDesign Good with Oil and Acrylic painting
Some 3 Dimensional design experience
Good with pen and ink

General Plumbing, Electrical, and carpentry skills


Selected for the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus Art Movement International Poster Contest

Selected for the Mexico City Travel poster contest for

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