Day Bowman takes her inspiration from Britain’s industrial landscape. She created the touring exhibitions The Urban Wastelands Project (2011/12), Edgelands (2016/17) and Getting Away! (2018).
In 2012 Day was commissioned to produce a series of giant hoardings for Weymouth Railway Station, host town to the Olympic Sailing and Paralympic Sailing Events. In 2013 she was one of four artists to represent the U.K. at Nord Art Germany and in 2017/18 her work toured to four museum galleries in China organised by Contemporary British Painting.
In 2019 she won First Prize in the Anima Mundi Painting Prize established by the Its Liquid Group where her work was on exhibition in the 2019 Venice Biennale; First Prize in the Bath Arts Open and First Prize in the inaugural Wales Contemporary. In 2020 she was awarded the Winsor & Newton Prize for her work in the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours.
Her work is in numerous private and public collections worldwide including: Hilton Hotel Group, British Dental Association; Dorset County Hospital; St. Vincent and the Grenadines Art Collection; Yantai Art Museum China and the Priseman Seabrook Collection.