work has been presented in over 30 solo exhibitions and in more than 165
group exhibitions. In 2000,Still (and all) Eileen Cowin 1971-1998, curated
by Sue Spaid, opened at The Amory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, California.
The exhibition was accompanied by a publication and traveled to the Southeast
Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, Florida, the University of Maryland
Fine Arts Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland and The Contemporary Arts Center,
Other one person exhibitions include It's so good to see you, deep river,
Los Angeles, California(1999) and Returning to Ordinary Life, University
Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach, California(1998)
Eileen Cowin's work has been included in: New American Photography, by
Kathleen Gauss published by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Eileen
Cowin, John Divola : New Work, No Fancy Titles, published by the California
International Arts Foundation; The Privileged Eye : Through the Narrative
Portal by Max Kozloff, Eileen Cowin published by the Min Gallery, Tokyo,
Japan; Scene of the Crime, by Ralph Rugoff published by the Armand Hammer
Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, and Contemporary Art in Southern
California, by Mark Johnstone published by Craftsman House, Australia.
Cowin has received numerous awards, among them are Individual fellowships
from the National Endowment for the Arts(1979,1982,1990), a commission
from the Public Art Fund in New York, an Individual Artist Grant from
the City of Los Angeles(1997) and a Completion Grant, from The Durfee
Foundation(2000). Eileen Cowin was commissioned by the Los Angeles County
Museum of Art to do a billboard for Made in California and was selected
to be the inaugural artist for the Metro Rail Light Boxes in Los Angeles.