Eileen Cowin


Eileen Cowin's 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, Cincinnati, Ohio
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.