2023 Louisville Tourism Visitors Guide features Bri Bowers

Louisville Tourism released its annual Visitor Guide last week, and as usual, it’s full of places to visit for both locals seeking a new experience as well as tourists spending a weekend in Derby City.

The 96-page guide features a cover illustrated by local watercolor artist Bri Bowers, known for producing paintings of well-known Louisville bars, restaurants and landmarks, according to a release from the tourism department.

Bowers’ artwork is Kentucky-centric, featuring iconic commonwealth favorites like the hot brown, Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory and horse racing at Churchill Downs, the release said. She’s even helped one of the city’s Hometown Heroes and rapper Jack Harlow with tour merch.

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“Being asked to illustrate the cover of the Louisville Visitor Guide was an honor,” said Bowers. “I have so much pride in Louisville and knowing that my work may be someone’s first impression of our city is a really powerful. My career was built from the people in this city fiercely supporting me and it’s an honor to represent it to locals and visitors alike.”