RESUME

ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2010
If I knew more, I would tell you, Posie Kviat Gallery, Hudson, NY

2009
Simply Because You’re Near Me?, Pasadena City College , Pasadena, CA

2008
Neither Here Nor There, Media Project,Fringe Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA

2006
Lessons, Fringe Exhibitions, Los Angeles, Califonia

2000
Still (and all) Eileen Cowin 1971-1998, The Amory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, California (traveling/publication)
Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, Florida
University of Maryland Fine Arts Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland
The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio

1999
It's so good to see you, deep river, Los Angeles, California

1998
Returning to Ordinary Life, University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach, California

1995
domestic settings, Los Angeles, California (collaboration with Louise Erdrich)

1994
Gallery 954, Chicago, Illinois

1993
Jayne H. Baum Gallery, New York, New York

1991
Jayne H. Baum Gallery, New York, New York
Roy Boyd Gallery, Santa Monica, California
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, Chicago

1989
Roy Boyd Gallery, Santa Monica, California

1988
Jayne H. Baum Gallery, New York, New York
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio

1987
Min Gallery and Studio, Tokyo, Japan
Center for Photography, Osaka, Japan

1985
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
Viviane Esders Gallery, Paris, France

1984
H. F. Manes' Gallery, New York, New York
The Light Factory, Charlotte, North Carolina
Lightsong Gallery, University of Arizona, Tucson Arizona

1983
Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, California
Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, Oregon

1980
Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, California

1979
The Light Factory, Charlotte, North Carolina
San Francisco Camerawork, San Francisco, California

1978
Metropolitan State College, Denver, Colorado

1977
O. K. Harris Gallery, New York, New York

1976
Light Gallery, New York, New York

1975
Portland School of Art, Portland, Maine

1973
School of the Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio

1972
School of the Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio

1971
Witkin Gallery, New York, New York

1970
Cooper Union, New York, New York

GROUP EXHIBITIONS/FILM FESTIVALS

2016
“Boundless: A California Invitational” Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
“The Accomplices” Edward Cella Gallery, Culver City, CA
“Still Life with Fish” Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

2015
“Muckenthaler 50th Aniversary Exhibition 2.0”, Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton, CA
“A Lasting Vision: Photographs from the Institute of Design 1970-2001” Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL

2014
“Burning Down the House” Three person exhibit, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA
“Blue Sky: The Oregon Center for Photographic Arts at 40” Portland Museum of Art, Portland OR

2013
“New Work/New Directions: Recent Acquisitions in Photography, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
“LA Stories: Videos from the West Coast, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
“The Armory Show and Tell”, The Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
“Un/Natural Color”, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
“Little Boxes: Photography and the Suburbs” Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
“Personal Tales”, El Camino Art Gallery, Torrance, CA

2012
“Meticulosity”, Ben Maltz, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
“Doubles, Dualities,Doppelgangers, The Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY
“Backyard Oasis, The Swimming Pool in Southern California Photography, 1945-1982” Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
“Site Specific: LACPS and the Politics of Community, USC Fisher Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2011
“Narrative Interventions in Photography”, The J.Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
“Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974-81, MOCA, Los Angeles, CA

2010
“15 Minutes of Fame: Portraits from Ansel Adams to Andy Warhol”, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
“Continuum: A Re-Examination”, Stephen Cohen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Continuum: A Re- Examination”, Sylvia White Gallery, Ventura, CA
"Video Screening", MAK Center for Art and Architecture, MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
“Incognito”, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
“BC Space, Mything in Action”, CSUF Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, CA

2009
"at the Brewery Project 1993-2007 the Finale" The Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena,CA
"In Focus: Making a Scene" The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA
“The Sum of Myself”. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

2008
“A Photographer’s Eye: A Way of Seeing”, The Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
"Portland Women’s Film Festival" Portland OR
“This Side of Paradise”, The Huntington Library, Art Collection. San Marino, CA
“Emphasis Santa Monica” Pete & Susan Barrett Art Gallery, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA

2007
“Multiple Vantage Points: Southern California Women Artists, 1980-2006, Los Angeles Municipal Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“HausGuests”, The Brewery Project, Los Angeles, CA
“The Seventies Revisited”, dnj gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2006
Witness Protection Three Person Exhibition, Robert Fullerton Museum, California State University, San Bernardino
“Masquerade: Role Playing in Self-Portraiture-Photographs from the Audrey and
Sidney Irmas Collection”, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
“Innovation/Imagination: Fifty Years of Polaroid Photography”, Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
“Telling”, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
“COLA Anniversary Exhibition”, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2005
"Random Acts from Everyday Life", a four projection installation, Eileen Cowin and Jody Zellen, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA
"Several Artists Consider Books", The Paul Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Group Exhibition from the Collection, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
"Heartfelt", Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, FL
10th Anniversary Exhibition, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo Japan

2004
"Transfictions" Jack Butler, Eileen Cowin and Grant Mudford, USC Fisher Gallery,
Los Angeles, CA (catalogue)
ION short film and animation festival, Culver City, California

2003
"Visual Effect" presented by Fringe Exhibitions, Remote Lounge, New York
"USA Film Festival", Dallas, Texas, Award: Best Experimental Film
"From the Vault, Recent Acquisitions of the UAM Works on Paper",
University Art Museum, Cal State Long Beach, California
"LA International Short Film Festival", Los Angeles, CA
Soft Machine, Brewery Projects, Los Angeles, California
New Orleans Film Festival, New Orleans, LA
"The Liberated Image,Fabricated Photography Since 1975”, Leepa-Rattner Museum St.Petersburg College, Palm Harbor, FL
6 Booths in 7 Weeks, Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, California
“Nobody Walks in LA”, Dumbo Film Fest, Brooklyn, New York

2002
"Taken by Design" The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
"Armory 2002 Installational" Armory Northwest Gallery, Pasadena, California
"Media" Brewery Projects, Los Angeles, California

2001
" Synesthesia: The Next Generation in Art", Wood Street Gallery & Sculpture Garden, Chicago, Illinois

2000
"American Perspective: Photographs from the Polaroid Collection",Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan(catalogue)
"Staged and Manipulated: Photographic Fictions from St. Louis Collections"
The Saint Louis Art Museum, St Louis, Missouri
"Made in California" Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
(commissioned work)

1999
"Innovation/Imagination: 50 Years of Polaroid Photography ", Friends of Photography, San Francisco, California (catalogue)
"Historically Speaking : UAM 25 Year of Excellence", University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach, California(catalogue)

1998
"Cola Exhibition ", Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California
"Group Exhibition " University of Rochester, Rochester, New York
"The 90's : A Family of Man ", Casino Luxembourg - Forum d'art contemporain
Luxembourg (catalogue)
"Digial Frontiers ", George Eastman House, Rochester, NY(catalogue on CD)
"Group Exhibition ", Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, Fl
"Photograph's Multiple Roles: art, document,market, science" The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, Illinois (catalogue)

1997
"Subliminal Fictions", The Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, California
"Eye of the Beholder" Photographs From the Avon Collection, International Center of Photography Midtown, New York New York
"Scene of the Crime" UCLA/Armand Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, California
(catalogue)
"Digital Photography from Nash Editions" Cypress College, Cypress, California
"Double Vie, Double Vue", Foundation Cartier pour l'art Contemporain, Paris, France
(catalogue)
"Defining Eye: Women Photographers of the Twentieth Century", The Saint Louis Museum of Art, Saint Louis, Missouri (catalogue)
"Selections from the Audrey and Sidney Irmus Collection of Photographic Self Portraits", Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
"Light Traces : Photographs from the Tim Ann, Catherine Nevil and William Parker Collection", The Richmond Art Center, The Loomis Chaffee School, Windsor, Connecticut

1996
"Telling Stories: Narrative Tableau Photography", Jacksonville Art Museum,
Jacksonville, Florida (catalogue)
"The Human Condition", Caren Golden Fine Art, New York, New York
"Identifying the Voices ", California State University, Fullerton, California
"Group Exhibition", Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, California
"Some Grids", Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
"Nash Editions-Digital Photography", The Butler Institute Of American Art,
Youngstown, Ohio
"When Aaron Met Harry: Chicago Photograph 1946-1971", The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, Illinois
"Recent Acquisitions 1992 - 1996 " Center For Creative Photography, Tucson, Arizona
"Nash's Greatest Hits" The Photographers' Gallery, London, England

1995
"P.L.A.N.: Photography Los Angeles Now", Los Angeles County Museum of Art,
Los Angeles, California
"Insight: Women's Photographs from the Collection", George Eastman House,
Rochester, New York
"Fields of Vision Women in Photography", Albin O.Kuhn Library & Gallery, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland
"Informed by Film", Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, California

1994
"Targeting Images, Objects + Ideas", The Museum of Contemporary Photography,
Chicago, Illinois
"The Camera I ", Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA(catalogue)
"Love in the Ruins", Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California
"New Acquisitions/New Work/New Directions 2", Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
"Lessons in Life", The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
"Big Shots/Little Shots", Transamerica Pyramid Lobby Gallery, San Francisco, California
"Gallery Artists", Gallery 954, Chicago, Illinois
"Gallery Artists", Jayne H. Baum Gallery, New York, New York

1993
"Fabricated Realities ", The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
"The Work of Eileen Cowin and Jim Jenkins", Biola University, La Mirada, California
"First Anniversary Group Show", Gallery 954, Chicago, Illinois

1992
"Eileen Cowin, Aura Rosenberg, Nancy Spero", Roy Boyd Gallery,
Santa Monica, California
"Hollywood, Hollywood : Identity under the Guise of Celebrity", Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California (catalogue)
"Family Album-Changing Perspective of Family Portrait ", Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan (catalogue)
"Dwellings of Introspection", San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, California (3 person exhibition)
"New Acquisitions, New Work, New Directions", Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
"Alumni Art '92 ", College Art Gallery, SUNY at New Paltz, New Paltz, New York (catalogue)
"Instant-Imaging-Stories", Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna, Austria
(3-person exhibition) (catalogue)
"SOMETHING'S OUT THERE, Danger in Contemporary Photography", The National Arts Club, New York, (catalogue)
"Voyeurism", Jayne H. Baum Gallery, New York, New York

1991
" Pleasure and Terrors of Domestic Comfort ", Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York (catalogue)
" Women and the Surreal Narrative ", Art Gallery, California State University, Fullerton, California
" Focus on Photography", Maier Museum, Randolph-Macon Women's College, Lynchburg, Virginia
" de-Persona", Oakland Museum, Oakland California (catalogue)
" Erotic Desire", Perspektief, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (catalogue)
" Individual Realities ", Sezon Museum, Tokyo, Japan; traveling: Tsukashin Hall,
Osaka, Japan (catalogue)
" Group Exhibition", de Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (catalogue)
" US Photographers", Vooruit Kunstencentrum, Ghent, Belgium
" Spring Acquisitions", Weatherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina
Greensboro, North Carolina
" An Opening and a Closing", Art Space, Los Angeles, California
" Altered Truths: Contemporary Photography from the Michael Meyers/Russell
Albright Collection", New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Lousiana

1990
"Seductive Deceptions: The Theatrical Image", University Gallery, University of Florida, Gainsville, Florida (catalogue)
"The Big Picture: Selections from the Permanent Collection", San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
"Large Works on Paper", University of Maryland, Catonsville, Maryland
"Faces", Marc Richards Gallery, Los Angeles, California
"Highlights", Jayne H. Baum Gallery, New York, New York
"Group Exhibit", Roy Boyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
"Identities: Portraiture in Contemporary Photography", The Philadelphia Art
Alliance, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (catalogue)
"Artists in Academe III ", Art Gallery, California State University, Fullerton
"Odalisque", Jayne H. Baum Gallery, New York, New York
" Pleasure Revisited ", Hartnett Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

1989
" Photographic Masterworks: Recent Acquisitions from the Museum of Fine Arts ", The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Texas
" Light Years ", University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, Maryland
" Frames of Reference, Photographic Paths ", Fine Arts Gallery, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland
" Nature and Culture: Conflict and Reconciliation in Recent Photography ",
Friends of Photography, San Francisco, California
" Recent Acquisitions ", Newport Harbor Museum of Art,
Newport Beach, California
" Eileen Cowin, Darryl Curran, The Photographic: Two Points of View ", Art Gallery, California State University, Fullerton (catalogue)
" Group Exhibition ", Weber State College, Ogden, Utah
" Fictive Strategies ", The Squibb Gallery, Princeton, New Jersey
" Photography Expanded ", G.H. Dalsheimer Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland

1988
" Art Against Aids, Los Angeles ", Murray Feldman Gallery,
Los Angeles, California (catalogue)
" Photo - Generated Art ", Roy Boyd Gallery, Santa Monica, California
" On the Edge ", The Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University,
Milwaukee, Wisconsin (catalogue)
" Suburban Visions, Middle Class Dreams ", Muckenthaler Cultural Center,
Fullerton, California
" Towards the Photograph as Vulgar Document ", Optica Center for Contemporary Art, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
" Relationships ", The Hippodrome Gallery, Long Beach, California
" Art Networks 1950 - 1970 ", curated by Andrew Smith Gallery for Houston FotoFest'88, Houston, Texas

1987
" Fabrications: Staged, Altered and Appropriated Photographs ", International Center for Photography, New York, New York
" Homefront ", Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
" Recent Acquisitions ", Northlight Gallery, University of Arizona,
Tempe, Arizona
" The New Who's Who ", Hoffman Borman Gallery, Santa Monica, California
" 4 x 4 ", University of Colorado Art Gallery, Boulder, Colorado (catalogue)
" Relationships ", Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California
" JoAnn Callis, Eileen Cowin - Untitled ", The Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College, Chicago, Illinois
" Frames of Time and Context: The Development of Photographic Ideas ",
Security Pacific National Bank, Los Angeles, California (catalogue)

1986
" The Multicultural Imagination ", Art Galleries 1 & 2, San Jose State University,
San Jose, California
" Spectrum 3: Selections from the Polaroid Collection ",
Cologne, West Germany (catalogue)
" Contemporary Color, Los Angeles Photography ", Bank of Los Angeles,
Hollywood, California
" Stills, Cinema and Video into Photographs ", Seattle Art Museum,
Seattle, Washington
" Photographic Fictions ", The Whitney Museum of American Art,
Stamford, Connecticut
" Black, White and Color II: Los Angeles ", Diverse Works, Houston, Texas
" Artists Choose Artists," CDS Gallery, New York, New York

1985
" Extending the Perimeters of 20th Century Photography ",
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
" Images of Excellence from the Collection of the George Eastman House ",
IBM Corporation, New York, New York
" Artists in Academe II ", Art Gallery, California State University,
Fullerton, California
" Group Exhibition ", Bob Thomson Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota
" Group Exhibition ", The Photographers' Gallery, La Jolla, California
" Representational Strategies in Contemporary American Photography ",
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois

1984
" Masking/Unmasking: Postmodern Photography ", Friends of Photography,
Carmel, California
" Self As Subject: Visual Diaries by 14 Photographers ", The University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, New Mexico (catalogue)
" Strategy/Process/Evolution ", Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, New York
" Phantoms and Melodramas ", Addison Gallery of American Art,
Andover, Massachusetts
" Eileen Cowin, Tom Arndt ", Drew University, Madison, New Jersey
" Tenth Anniversary Exhibition ", San Francisco Camerawork,
San Francisco, California
" Faculty Invites ", University of Denver, Denver, Colorado
" Group Exhibition ", H.F.Manes Gallery, New York, New York
" Politics/Postmodernism ", Purdue University, West Layfayette, Indiana

1983
" Biennial Exhibition ", Whitney Museum of American Art,
New York, New York (catalogue)
" Group Exhibition ", Reatu Museum, Arles, France
" The Theater of Gesture ", Los Angeles Center for Photographic Studies
Los Angeles, California
" Figurative Contexts ", Turman Gallery, Indiana State University,
Terre Haute, Indiana catalogue)
" Six from LA ", Silver Image Gallery, Seattle, Washington
" In the Blink of an Eye ", Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California
" JoAnn Callis, Eileen Cowin, Robert Heinecken ", Rio Hondo College,
Whittier, California

1982
" The Image Scavengers ", Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (catalogue)
" Linda Brooks, Eileen Cowin ", Film in the Cities, St. Paul, Minnesota
" Photography Benefit '82 ", Alliance for Survival, Jack Rutberg Gallery
Los Angeles, California
" Studio Work ", Los Angeles County Museum of Art,
Los Angeles, California (catalogue)
" West Coast Photography ", Cypress College, Cypress, California
" Group Exhibition ", Goddard - Riverside Community Center,
New York, New York
" Ways of Working ", Los Angeles Center for Photographic Studies,
Los Angeles, California
" California Photography ", Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design,
Providence, Rhode Island (catalogue)
" Original Offset Photographs ", Photo Center Gallery, New York University,
New York, New York

1981
" Life as Story ", Northlight Gallery, Arizona State University,
Tempe, Arizona
" New Voices 2: 6 Photographers ", Allen Memorial Art Museum,
Oberlin, Ohio (catalogue)
" Love is Blind ", Castelli Graphics, New York, New York
" Exhibition of Portraits ", CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, New York
" Eileen Cowin, Kenda North ", G. Ray Hawkins Gallery, Los Angeles, California
" Artists in Academe I ", Art Gallery, California State University,
Fullerton, California
" Perceptions on Paper: A Visual Dialogue ", Long Beach Gallery,
Long Beach, California

1980
" Group Exhibition ", Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, California
" Eileen Cowin, Laura Krasnow, Connie Noyes ", Moming Dance and Art Center,
Chicago, Illinois
" Silver Interactions ", University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
" Vis a Vis ", Art Institute of Boston, Boston, Massachusetts
" Photographic Scale ", Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, California

1979
" Eileen Cowin, Phillip Galgiani, Victor Schrager ", Art Space,
Los Angeles, California
" Uniquely Photographic ", Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, Hawaii
" Soiree Americaine ", Arles, France
" Group Exhibition ", University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
" Attitudes: Photography in the 1970's ", Santa Barbara Museum of Art,
Santa Barbara, California
" Polaroid Art in the White Gallery ", Tel - Aviv, Israel
" Southern California Photographic Survey: An Invitational Exhibit ", Fisher
Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
" Photographic Directions: Los Angeles, 1979 ", Security Pacific National Bank,
Los Angeles, California
" Group Exhibition ", Go Gallery, University of California, Los Angeles, California

1978
" Silver See ", Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
" Eileen Cowin, Joyce Neimanas ", Bard College,
Annandale - on - the - Hudson, New York
" Teaching Artists ", Art Gallery, California State University, Fullerton, California

1977
" Language and Image: Photo Linguistics ", Contemporary Graphics Gallery,
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California
" Fullerton Faculty Exhibition ", Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton, California
" Los Angeles Photographers ", Texas Women's College, Denton, Texas
" Silver See ", The Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
" Great Enlargements ", Midway Studios, Chicago, Illinois
" 100 + ", Los Angeles Institute for Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
" Three Photographic Tangents ", Humboldt State University, Arcata, California

1976
" Fifth Anniversary Show ", Light Gallery, New York, New York
" Photo Phenomenon ", University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada
" Contemporary Photographs ", Fogg Museum, Harvard University,
Cambridge, Massachusetts
" Exposing Photographic Definitions ", The Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California (catalogue)
" Group Exhibition ", Bird's Eye View Gallery, Newport Beach, California
" Photo Synthesis ", Herbert F. Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca,
New York
" Multiple Media ", Vanguard Gallery, Fullerton, California

1975
" Contemporary Gum Prints ", University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
" Group Exhibition ", University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
" Group Exhibition ", Comsky Gallery, Beverly Hills, California
" Eileen Cowin, Wayne R.Lazorik ", Columbia College, Chicago, Illinois
" The Human Image: Sociology and Photography ", New York State University College, Fredonia, New York
" Eileen Cowin, Joan Lyons ", University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut
" Colors ", Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida

1974
" Eileen Cowin, Robert Fichter ", University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island
" Two Person Exhibit ", Imageworks, Cambridge, Massachusetts
" Photography Unlimited ", Fogg Museum, Harvard University,
Cambridge, Massachusetts
" Group Exhibit: NEA Project Grant Recipients ", Franconia College, Franconia, New Hampshire
" Invitational Photography Exhibition ", Pensacola Junior College,
Pensacola, Florida

1973
" Photo Phantasists ", Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
" Group Exhibit ", Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York

1972
" Group Exhibit ", Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
" Transparency ' 72 ", University of California, Extension Gallery,
San Francisco, California

1971
" Group Exhibit ", Gallery, Houston, Texas
" Photo Media USA ", College of Marin, Marin, California
" Group Exhibit ", Queens College, New York, New York

1970
" Photographic Celebration ", University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

1969
" Group Exhibit ", Witkin Gallery, New York, New York

1968
" Group Exhibit ", Rosner Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
" Conference Exhibition ", Annual National Conference, Society for Photographic Education, Washington, D.C.
" Iowa Refocus Exhibit ", University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

TRAVELING GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2009
“The Art of Caring: A Look at Life through Photographs”, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans

2002-2003
"Taken by Design" The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
Philadelphia Museum of Art

2000
" Beyond Boundaries: Contemporary Photography in California", The Friends of Photography, San Francisco, California; California State University, Long Beach;
Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum (catalogue)

1997
" Defining Eye: Women Photographers of the Twentieth Century"
The Saint Louis Museum of Art, Saint Louis, Missouri (catalogue)
UCLA/Armand Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, California

1994
" Metamorphosis: Photography in the Electronic Age"
Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, New York
Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, Houston, Texas
Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art and Design, Kansas City, Missouri

1994
" Empowered Images", USIA traveling exhibition (catalogue)

1992
" Proof: Los Angeles Art and the Photograph,1960-1980 " (catalogue)
Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California
De Cordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, Massachusetts
The Friends of Photography, Ansel Adams Center, San Francisco, California
Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, Alabama
Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida
Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, Iowa

1992
" Quotations ", The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut;
Dayton Art Institute Museum of Contemporary Art, Dayton, Ohio (catalogue)
1992
" West Art & the Law ", St. Paul, Minnesota, traveling exhibition (catalogue)

1990
" Symbol and Surrogate: The Picture Within " (catalogue)
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Art Gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii
Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, Claremont, California

1990
" The Indomitable Spirit " (catalogue)
International Center of Photography, New York, New York
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California

1989
" The Photography of Invention: American Pictures of the 1980's " (catalogue)
National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C. (1989)
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois (1989)
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota (1990)

1989
" Recaption: Recontext - Photographs from the Cray Research, Inc./ Film in the Cities Collection" (catalogue)

1989
" Fantasies, Fables and Fabrications: Photoworks from the 1980's "
Herter Art Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts
Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Delaware (1989)
Lamont Art Gallery, Phillips Exeter Academy, Andover, Massachusetts (1990)
Gallery of Art, University of Missouri, Kansas City, Missouri (1991)
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Antwerp, Belgium (1991)
Museum of Contemporary Art, Villes Neuve D'Arc, France (1991)
Museum of Contemporary Art, Florence, Italy (1991)

1988
" Selections 4 at Photokina '88 " (catalogue)
Polaroid Gallery, Cologne, Germany (1988)
Musee De L'Elysee, Lausanne, Switzerland
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England
Kunsthall, Hamburg, Germany
Museo De Arte Contemporaneo de Caracas, Caracas, Venezuela

1987
" Photography and Art: Interactions Since 1946 " (catalogue)
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California (1987)
Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida (1987)
Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, Iowa (1988)
Queens Museum, Flushing, New York (1988)

1986
" Masters and Masterpieces: Photographs from the George Eastman House Collection" (book)
International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, Rochester,
New York (1986)
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California

1986
" Third Western States Exhibition " (catalogue)
The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York (1986)
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado (1987)
San Antonio Museum of Fine Art, San Antonio, Texas (1987)
Yellowstone Art Center, Billings, Montana (1987)
Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, California (1987)
San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California (1988)

1986
" Theatre des Realities ", Metz, France (catalogue)

1985
" Eileen Cowin and John Divola: Recent Work, No Fancy Titles " (catalogue) California International Arts Foundation
La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, California
Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, Arvada, Colorado (1986)
Madison Art Center, Madison, Wisconsin (1986)
Halle Sud, Geneva, Switzerland (1987)

1984
" Photography in California, 1945 - 1980 " (catalogue)
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
Akron Art Museum, Akron, Ohio (1984)
Corcoran Art Gallery, Washington, D.C. (1984)
Barnsdale Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California (1984)
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York (1984)
The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia (1985)
Museum Folkwang, Essen, West Germany (1985)
Musee National d'Art Moderne, Centre George Pompidou, Paris, France (1985)
Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, California (1986)

1984
" Anxious Interiors "(catalogue) Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA
Alaska State Museum, Anchorage, Alaska (1984)
Alaska Association for the Arts, Juneau, Alaska (1984)
Visual Arts Center of Alaska, Fairbanks, Alaska (1984)
Walter Phillips Gallery at the Banff Center for the Arts, Banff, Canada (1984)
Visual Arts Gallery, Florida International University, Miami, Florida (1984)
Bronx Museum, Bronx, New York (1985)
USF Gallery, University of Southern Florida, Tampa, Florida (1985)
Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, New York (1985)

1984
" Contemporary Constructs ", Los Angeles Center for Photographic Studies, in cooperation with the Otis Art Institute of Parsons School of Design
Canon Photo Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (1984)
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California (1985)

1984
" Arranged Photography Image Show " (catalogue)
Boise Gallery of Art, Boise, Idaho
Cheney Cowles Memorial Art Museum (1984)
Eastern Washington State Historical Society, Spokane, Washington (1984)
Yellowstone Art Center, Billings, Montana (1984)
San Francisco Camerawork, San Francisco, California (1984)

1982
" The Alternative Image " (catalogue)
John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio (1983)

1982
" Contemporary Photography as Phantasy " (catalogue)
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California
Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California (1982)
Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, Alabama (1983)
Columbia Museum of Art and Science, Columbia, South Carolina (1983)
Gallery of Fine Arts, Daytona Beach Community College, Daytona Beach,
Florida (1983)
East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina (1983)

1982
" Fugitive Color " (catalogue)
Sluffer Gallery, School of Art, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Fine Arts Gallery, Central Michigan University, Mt.Pleasant, Michigan (1982)
Fine Arts Gallery, Henry Ford Community College, Dearborn, Michigan (1982)
Photography Gallery, Detroit Public Library, Detroit, Michigan (1982)
Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, Michigan (1982)
Kalamazoo Institute of Art, Kalamazoo, Michigan (1982)
Krasl Art Center, St. Joseph, Michigan (1982)
Fine Arts Gallery, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Michigan (1982)

1982
" The Photographer as Printmaker "
Sponsored by the Arts Council of Great Britain
Ferens Art Gallery, Hull, England
Leicester Museum and Art Gallery, Leicester, England
Stills Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
Castle Museum, Nottingham, England
Cooper Gallery, Barnsley
The Photographer's Gallery, London, England

1980
" The New Vision " (catalogue: Aperture # 87 )
Light Gallery, New York, New York

1979
" Spectrum: New Directions in Color Photography " ( catalogue )
University of Honolulu Art Gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii
partial listing of exhibitions:
Lang Gallery, Scripps College, Pomona, California (1981)

1979
" Translations: Photographic Images with New Forms "
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

1977
" Emerging L.A. Photographers " (catalogue: Untitled #11)
Friends of Photography, Carmel, California
International Center of Photography, New York, New York (1977)
Mount St.Mary's College, Los Angeles, California (1977)

1975
" New American Graphics "
Madison Art Center, Madison, Wisconsin

1973
" Light and Substance " (catalogue)
The University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, New Mexico

1972 " The Multiple Image " (catalogue)
University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island

PATRON PRINT CONTRIBUTIONS

1984 Sustaining Print Program, The Friends of Photography, Carmel, California
1991 Fine Print Program, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, Chicago, Illinois
1993 Los Angeles Center for Photographic Studies, Los Angeles, California
2000 Side Street Projects. Los Angeles, California

PORTFOLIOS

1983 "Folio 83", California State University, Fullerton, Edition of 50
1975 "Silver See", Los Angeles Center for Photographic Studies, edition of 45
1974 "Colors", Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida

MAJOR PRIVATE, PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Aaron Spelling Productions, West Hollywood, California
UCLA at the Armand Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland
Bloomingdales, New York, New York
Boise Gallery of Art, Boise, Idaho
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York
The Capital Group Corporation, Inc. Los Angeles, California
Carnation Corporation, Los Angeles, California
Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture, UMBC Catonsville, Maryland
Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, Arizona
The Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Colorado
David Ruttenberg Collection, Chicago, Illinois
Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado
Fogg Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
First National Bank of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Fralin Museum of Art, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
George Dalsheimer Collection, Baltimore, Maryland
Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, University of California, Los Angeles, California
Hood Museum, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire
Institute of Design, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois
International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, Rochester, New York
Jim Brennan Collection, Chicago, Illinois
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
The Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Monte Cedro Collection, Pasadena, California
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. California
The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, Chicago, Illinois
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois
Museum of Photographic Art, San Diego, California
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida
Northlight Gallery, University of Arizona, Tempe, Arizona
Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California
Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey
Polaroid Collection, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Ruttenberg Family Limited Partnership, Chicago, Illinois
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California
St. Louis Museum of Art, St. Louis, Missouri
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington
Security Pacific National Bank Collection, Los Angeles, California
Shirley Burden Collection, Los Angles, California
Spencer Museum of Art, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
State University of New York at New Paltz, New Paltz, New York
Stephen Reinstein Collection, Los Angeles, California
Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida
Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan
University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach, California
Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina
Women's Clinic, Los Angeles, California


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS : Books and Television

Aperture, The Photographer’s Cookbook, essay by Lisa Hostetler, (with George Eastman House) 2016

Badger, Gerry, The Pleasure of Good Photographs: Essays by Gerry Badger, (Aperture Foundation, NY, 2010)

Baldwin, Gordon, Looking at Photographs: A Guide to Technical Terms, (J.Paul Getty Museum and the British Museum, 1991)

Battye, Greg, Photography, Narrative,Time: Imaging Our Forensic Imagination. (University of Chicago Press, 2014)

Billiter, Erica, Selections 3, Polaroid Internet Home Page, 1997

Cornell, Daniell, Backyard Oasis, The Swimming Pool in Southern California Photography, 1945-1982 (Palm Springs Art Museum, 2012)

Crist, Steve, The Polaroid Book, essay by Barbara Hitchcock, Taschen, Koln, Germany 2005

Farber, Monika and Ralph Rugoff, INSTANT-IMAGING-STORIES, (Museum Moderner Kunst,
Vienna, Austria, 1992)

Freeman, Judi, Eileen Cowin, Darryl Curran, The Photographic : Two Points of View, (California State University, Fullerton, 1989)

Gallagher, David and Robert McCracken, SOMETHING'S OUT THERE; Danger in Contemporary Photography, (The National Arts Club, New York New York, 1992)

Gauss, Kathleen, New American Photography, (Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, 1985)

Glenn, Constance, Historically UAM: 25 Years of Excellence, University Art Museum,(California State University, Long Beach, California,1999)

Gonzalez, Olivia, Defining Eye; Women Photographers of the Twentieth Century, (The Saint Louis Museum of Art, St. Louis, Missouri, 1997)

Hoy, Anne, Fabrications: Staged, Altered, and Appropriated Photographs, (Abbeville Press, New York, 1987)

Johnstone, Mark, 4 x 4, (University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado,1987)

Johnstone, Mark, Eileen Cowin, (MIN Gallery, Tokyo, 1987)

Johnstone, Mark , Contemporary Art in Southern California,(Craftman House, Australia,1999)

Kojima,Hisaka(editor), Digital Image Creation Insights into the New Photography, (Peachpit Press, California,1996)

Kozloff, Max, The Privileged Eye, (University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1987)

Linton, Meg, O’Brien, John, Meticulosity, Otis College of Art and Design,Los Angeles, CA, 2013

MacNaughton ed., Focus on Photographs, Building a Collection at Scripps College, Scripps College, Claremont, CA 2013

McGovern, Thomas, Witness Protection, (Robert V, Fullerton Art Museum, California State University, San Bernardino, 2006) Additional essay by Mark Alice Durant

New Directions, (DPN America, Gallery of World Photography Series, Tokyo, Japan, 1985)

Photographis: The 1987 International Yearbook of Photography, (Graphis Press Corp.Zurich, Switzerland, 1987)

Psychology Today, (Random House, New York, 1982)

Roegier,Patrick ,Double Vie, Double Vue, (Fondation Cartier pour L'art Contemporain, Paris, France, 1996)

Rugoff, Ralph, Scene of the Crime, (Armand Hammer Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, 1997)

Rosenblum, Naomi, A History of Women in Photography, (Abbeville Press, New York, 1994)

Sandbye, Mette, Det Iscenesatte Fotografi, (Politisk Revy - publisher, Denmark, 1992)

Schimmel, Paul, Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974-1981, (MOCA, Los Angeles, CA 2011)

Slemmons, Rod, Photography in the Collection of the Seattle Art Museum, (Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, 1990)

Smith, Joshua, The Photography of Invention: American Pictures of the 1980's (National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C., 1989)

Spaid, Sue, Still(and all) Eileen Cowin 1971-1998, (Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, California, 2000) additional essay by Mark Alice Durant

Sobieszek, Robert, Masters and Masterpieces : Photographs from the George Eastman House, (Abbeville Press, New York, 1986)

System Yellow Productions, Eileen Cowin The Seer and the Scene (Seen), DVD 2003

The Art of Photography, (Time - Life Library of Photography, New York, 1971)

The Photographic Vision, 20 program telecourse production for PBS, KOCE-TV (Huntington Beach, California) in cooperation with CBS Educational/Holt, Rinehart and Winston. Program #4 "Seeing With the Camera" (Eileen Cowin and Grant Mudford). Also Study Guide for The Telecourse The Photographic Vision (Holt, Rinehart and Winston/Coast Community Colleges, 1984)

The Search for the Mind: Thinking, PBS program produced by WNET-TV (New York, New York), aired internationally in 1988

Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, The History of Photography, How Photography Changed People's Viewpoint: Volume 4 Chaos Tokyo, Japan 2005

Walter, Christine, Bilder erzahlen:Positionen Inszenierter Fotografie: Eileen Cowin, Jeff Wall, Cindy Sherman, Anna Gaskell, Sharon Lockhart, Tracey Moffet, VDG, Weimer, Germany 2002

Watts Jennifer, Bohn-Spector, Claudia. This Side of Paradise: Body and Landscape in Los Angeles Photographs, Merrell with The Huntington Library, San Marino, 2008

Who's Who in American Art, (Jacques Cattel Press, 1984)

PERIODICALS

Accomando, Claire,"Altered Images," Artweek, September 7, 1985
Albright, Thomas, "How Photography is Supposed to be Avant-Garde," San Francisco Chronicle
Aletti, Vince, " Voice Choice " Village Voice, November 30, 1993
Aletti, Vince, "Voice Choice," Village Voice, May 28, 1991
Aletti, Vince, " Voice Choice," Village Voice, September 11, 1990
Aletti, Vince, "Voice Choice," Village Voice, March 13, 1990
Aletti, Vince, "Voice Choice," Village Voice, November 22, 1988
Art in America Annual Guide 2002, Public Art in Review
Auerbach, Lisa Anne, "Subliminal Fictions at the Armory", LA Weekly, December 19, 1997
Barkey, Jonathan, "Towering Tableaux," F.Y.I. Shows, Photo/Design, May/June 1991(repro)
Beller, Miles,"Preview: Eileen Cowin & Louise Erdrich at domestic setting," Artweek,, May 1995
Bennett, Lennie, "Seeing isn't believing", St. Petersberg Times, May 4, 2003
Bergen, Phillip, "The Style of the Story," Artweek, November 7, 1991
Bonetti, David, "'de-Persona': Go Figure It," San Francisco Examiner, June 7, 1991
Breslin, Ramsey Bell, "Nothing Personal" East Bay Express, June 7, 1991
Butler, Simone, "Moving Pictures", On Air Magazine, San Diego, January, 1995
Calder, Diane, Simply Because You’re Near Me review, ArtScene, April 2009
Callahan, Sean, "Photo 150, The Art of the Real," Museum & Arts Washington, May/June 1989(repro)
Cameron, Daniel, "Biennial Cycle," Arts, June 1983
"Censorship," Framework, (reproduction),Vol 3, Issue 2/3, LACPS, Los Angeles, CA
Carlson, Lance, "All in the Family," Artweek, January 31, 1983
Coleman, A.D., "Catch the Train and See the Show: Affectionate Homage to Film Noir," The New York Observer, November 19, 1990
Coleman, A.D., "Archetypes, Talismans," The Village Voice, November 25,1971
Cottingham, Laura, Art & Auction, September 1989 (reproduction)
Cowin, Eileen, "On Robert Fichter," Working Papers, 3 -May 1982
Cowin, Eileen, Photo-Bulletin, G.Ray Hawkins Gallery, March - April 1981
Cowin, Eileen, "Reality, or Abraham Lincoln is Alive and Well and Living in a Photograph,"
Object, Illusion and Reality, Art Gallery, California State Univ., Fullerton,1979
Curtis, Cathy, "A Movie and a Shaker," Los Angeles Times (Orange County Edition),
March 24, 1994
Curtis, Cathy, "Reliving the Painful Search for One's Identity," Los Angeles Times (Orange County Edition), September 16, 1991
Curtis, Cathy, "Galleries," Los Angeles Times, April 7, 1989
Curtis, Cathy, "Two Points of View of Photography at CSUF," Los Angeles Times,
February 24, 1989
Curtis, Cathy, "Suburban Visions, Middle Class Dreams Opens Centennial Series," Los Angeles Times (Orange County Edition), July 25, 1988
Curtis, Cathy, "The Good, The Bad and The Baffling," Orange County Register,
September 12,1985
Dubin, Zan, "Cowin: Set-up Scenarios," Los Angeles Times, Calendar, September 8, 1985
Erdrich, Louise, "What's in a picture" Civilization, March/April 1995
Fleming, Lee, "Image Making LA/DC at WPA and the Corcoran," Images and Issues, September- October 1982
Foerstner, Abigail, "Inaugural Exhibit an Attention Getter for Midwest Artists," Chicago Tribune, September 13, 1991
Foerstner, Abigail, "Artists 'Record' Places on the Unsettling Edge of Reality" Chicago Tribune,
May 8, 1987
For Your Art, January-March 2010
Frank, Peter, "Art Picks of the Week," LA Weekly, November 7, 1991
Frank, Peter, "Art Picks of the Week," LA Weekly, June 12 - June 18, 1998
Frank, Peter, "Art Picks of the Week," LA Weekly, October 16-22, 1998
Frank,Peter, "Still(and all) Eileen Cowin", Art on Paper, July-August 2000
Frank, Peter, “Art Pick”. LA Weekly, December 6, 2006
Frank, Peter, “Art Pick” LA Weekly, December 7-13, 2007
Fudge, Jane, "Dark Passages," Artweek, April 22, 1989
Gardner, Colin, "Cowin's Facts on Display," Los Angeles Times, Calendar, August 30, 1985
Geer, Suvan, "Relationships Run Through OC Artworks," Orange County Register, May 8, 1987
Gelt, Jessica. “An ‘Influx’ at LAX, Los Angeles Times, October 20, 2013
Gluck, Grace, "Artists Who 'Scavenge' from the Media," New York Times, January 9, 1983
Goldberg, Vicki, "Photography and the Sin of Voyeurism," New York Times, Sunday,
March 8, 1992, Section 2, pp. 1 & 30
Gottlieb,Shirley," CSULB exhibit explores the mysteries of ordinary life", Press-Telegram,
September 1,1998
Gordon, Allan, "Body Parts," Artweek, July 4, 1991
Giuliano, Mike, "Every Picture Tells a Story", Baltimore CityPaper Online, December 6- 12, 2000
Grundberg, Andy, " Amid Train Data, Images of Danger and Intrigue," The New York Times,
August 17, 1990
Grundberg, Andy, "The Crisis of the Real: Photography and Post Modernism," Views:
Supplement 1986
Grundberg, Andy, "Photography: Biennial Show," The New York Times, April 1, 1983
Grundberg, Andy, "Family Fables," Modern Photography, June 1983
Grundberg, Andy, "Re appraising Photography's Status," The New York Times, June 7, 1984
Grundberg, Andy, "Urbane Images of Alienation and Voyeurism," The New York Times,
December 2, 1988
Grundberg, Andy, "Photography: The New Hot Shots" Metropolitan Home, July, 1989
Hagen, Charles, "Art In Review," The New York Times, August 23, 1991
Hagen, Charles, "Eileen Cowin at Jayne H. Baum" Artforum, November 1991
Harvey,Doug, "Sue Spaid; Used & Amused ", LA Weekly, February 4, 2000
Heartney, Eleanor, "Eileen Cowin at Jayne H. Baum," Art in America, April 1989
Heartney, Eleaner, "Eileen Cowin at Jayne H. Baum," ARTnews, September 1991
Hite, Shere, "Women and Love: A Sampler," SAVVY Magazine, November, 1987 (illustration)
Holm, Michael Juul, "Foto og Virkelighed," Mette Sandbye's Det Iscenesatte Fotografi -
book review, Information, Denmark, June 23, 1992
Hoodleigh, Julia, "Is Monogamy a Myth," Health Magazine, February 1990 (illustration)
Hoy, Anne, "Fabrications," ASMP Bulletin, October 1988
Hughes, Patrick, "Share Proust's Pain", Guardian Lit, August 27, 1997
Huntington, Richard, "CEPA Portrait Artists Comment on Mass Society," Buffalo Courier Express, June 14, 1981
"Image Scavengers: Photography Exhibition," Print Collector's Newsletter, May - June 1983
Jenkins, Steve, "Previews: Eileen Cowin ", Artweek, July/August 1998
Johnstone, Mark, " California Brain Surgery," Afterimage, Vol. 9 #8 March 1982
Johnstone, Mark, " More Camera Constructions," Artweek 10:41, page 2
Kandel, Susan, "LA in Review," ARTS Magazine, January 1992
Kandel, Susan, "Galleries", Los Angeles Times, January 7, 1993
Kandel, Susan, "Art Reviews", Los Angeles Times, May 29, 1995
Katz,Vincent, "WILD IRISES: A Nash Editions Portfolio," Aperture, 1994
Knight, Christopher, "A Suggestion of Cultural Edginess," Los Angeles Times, Calendar,
March 10, 1994
Knight, Christopher, "Photos that Shun the 'Real World'," Los Angeles Herald Examiner,
August 1,1982
Knight, Christopher, "There's Evidence of Good Work Found at 'Scene of the Crime', Los Angeles Times, July 29, 1997
Knight, Christopher, "Revealing More Than Meets the Eye", Los Angeles Times, January 29,2000
Kugelman, Kerry, Witness Protection review, art.blogging.la, March 20, 2006
LaCour, Beth, "Photography in the 1980's: A Rebirth," Maier Museum of Art, Randolph-Macon Woman's College Newsletter, February 24- March 31, 1991
Larsen, Jan Kornum, "Et Amphiteater af Blikke," Mette Sandbye's Det Iscenesatte Fotografi -
book review, Weekendanism, Denmark, June 19, 1992
Larson, Kay, "All American Energy," New York Magazine, April 11, 1983
Levin, Kim, "Double Takes," The Village Voice, April 26, 1983
Lippard, Lucy, "Cool Wave," The Village Voice, July 17, 1984
Lindboe, Ole, "Ud Med Virkeligheden," Mette Sandbye's Det Iscenesatte Fotografi -
book review, Politiken, Denmark, June 16, 1992
Los Angeles Times, " Best Bets " Weekend, January 20, 2000
Maleski, Stash, "Eileen Cowin at Roy Boyd Gallery," Visions, Spring 1992
McGee, Mike, "Fullerton's Room With Two Views," Orange County Register, February 26, 1989
McGovern, Thomas, "Still (And More to Come)",Afterimage, May/June 2000
McGovern, Thomas, " Artmaking in a Contested Eden", Afterimage, March/April 2001 (reproduction)
McGovern, Thomas, "Transfictions at USC's Fisher Gallery", Artweek, May 2004
McGovern, Thomas, "Eileen Cowin: Simply Because You're Near Me", THE magazine, June 2009
Menzies, Neal, "Sensuous Set-Ups and Dramatic Tableaux," Artweek, April 11, 1981
Morris, Gay. "Adding a Bit of Realism to the Life of an Artist," The Peninsula Times Tribune,
Morris, Gay, "Post-Modern Photography - One of the Latest Trends in Art," The Peninsula Times Tribune, March 22, 1984
Morse, Marcia, "Uses of Color," Artweek, 1979
Muchnic, Suzanne, "A Spectrum of Colorists," Los Angeles Times, February 8, 1981
Muchnic, Suzanne, "Photos That Are Made, Not Found," Los Angeles Times, September 1, 1982
Muchnic, Suzanne, "Breakthrough at Museum," Los Angeles Times
Muchnic, Suzanne, "From the Street to the Studio," Los Angeles Times, Calendar,
September 1, 1982
Muchnic, Suzanne, "Reaping the Rewards of 'Avarice'," Los Angeles Times, July 8 1992
Muchnic, Suzanne, ''Relationships' Caught by 4 People-Watching Artists," Los Angeles Times,
May 1987
Muchnic, Suzanne, "Proof Positive," Los Angeles Times, January 10,1993
Nedonchelle, Catherine, "Defier Le Temps," City Magazine International, May 1991
Nicholson, Chuck, "How Photographers Work", Artweek
Nicholson, Chuck, "Studio Work: Color it Large," Artweek, September 4, 1982
Pincus, Robert, "Looks That Deceive," San Diego Union, August 25, 1985
"Portfolio 1991," Framework, (reproduction),Vol 4, Issue 2 LACPS, Los Angeles, CA
Quiver Vol. 2 #5 (1984); Vol. 1 #5 (1979); Vol. 1 #1 (1977); Tyler School of Art,
Philadelphia, Penn. (repro)
Price,Bethany,Long Beach Business Journal. September 1-14, 1998
Raynor, Vivien, "Anxious Interiors in the Bronx," The New York Times, September 6, 1985
"Reviews: The Whitney Biennial," Flash Art, Summer 1983 (#113)
Reynolds, Judith, "The Rochester Conference" City Newspaper, Rochester, New York
Roegiers, Patrick, "Representation publique de l'image privee dans l'autoportrait mis en scene," Art Press Special Photo, November 1990
Rugoff, Ralph, "Enigmas" LA Style, June 1989
Saal, Mark, "Bigger Photos Command More Attention," Ogden Standard Examiner,
January 13, 1989
Samore, Sam, "Playing It Again," Exposure 21:2
"Scene Stealers," LIFE Magazine, May 1983
Schetzel, Florence, "Alumni art graces the SUNY gallery", Poughkeepsie Journal, August 29, 1992
Schjeldahl, Peter, "Neo-Smut," 7 Days, March 7, 1990
Schouten, Lydia, "Loneliness, Great Loneliness," Perspektief, January 1991 (repro)
see : a journal of visual culture, Issue 1:4, 1995, Eileen Cowin and Louise Erdrich: Don't Ever Lie to Me
Smith Richard, "Eileen Cowin, Darryl Curran," New Art Examinar May 1989
Smith, Roberta, " The Whitney Biennial: Taking Consensus," The Village Voice, April 26, 1983
Solzanski, Edward, "Paintings and Photographs Inspired by Media Images," The Philadelphia Inquirer, December 12, 1982
Stein, Jerry, "Photos draw viewers into story and mystery",Cincinnati Post online ed. 2/1/01
"Tableau Photography," Picture Magazine, #18 1981
Taylor, Melissa, "A Postmodern Look at the World" Artweek, April 7, 1984
"The Dazzle of Los Angeles Photography," Los Angeles Weekly, February 5, 1982 Vol 4 #10
Thornton, Gene, " Some Can Stand Alone, But Not All," The New York Times,
November 28, 1971
Trebay, Guy, " A New York Welcome to LA," The Village Voice March 28, 1977
"Trends in Recent American Art," Harper's Bazaar, April 1983
Thomas, Mary, “Instant Gratification” The Cornell Daily Sun, September 5, 2006
Tuchman, Laura, " The Art World's 'kid' gets a little respect," The Orange County Register,
July 31, 1988
Marquis Who's Who, Who's Who of American Women, 2008-2009,
Willette, Jeanne, "Eileen Cowin at the Armory Center for the Arts", ArtWeek, March 2000
Willette, Jeanne, "Cola 1997-1998 at the Municipal Art Gallery", Artweek, July/August 1998
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"Women in Photography," Exposure 19:3, Society for Photographic Education
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AWARDS, GRANTS, PUBLIC COMMISSIONS

2015-18 Metropolitan Transit Authority, Art Commission
2014-15 Santa Monica Artist Fellowship
2013 Los Angeles World Airports Art Commission (two commissions)
2012 City of Santa Monica Artist Project Fellowship
2012 California Community Foundation Fellowship
2011 Center for Cultural Innovation Investing in Artists Grant
2010 How Many Billboards, Art in Stead, MAK Center for Art and Architecture
2009 Pasadena City College, Artist in Residence, Pasadena, California
2007 Honorable Mention-Experimental, Berkeley Video & Film Festival 2007
2003 Best Experimental Film, USA Film Festival Dallas, TX
2003 Faculty Enhancement and Instructional Development Grant, CSU, Fullerton
2002 Sundance Independent Film Festival. Commission
2001 California Arts Council, Artist's Fellowship in New Genres
2001 Metro Rail Light Boxes, MTA Metro Art, Los Angeles, CA
2000 Completion Grant, The Durfee Foundation, Santa Monica, CA
2000 Billboard, "Made In California", Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
1997 Individual Artists Grant, City Of Los Angeles, CA
1994 Art Matters, Inc. Artist Fellowship, New York, NY
1990 Public Art Fund, Pennsylvania Station Project, New York, NY
1990, -82, -79 Photographer's Fellowship Grant, National Endowment for the Arts
1990, -89, -88, -87,-85 Meritorious Performance and Promise Award, California State University, Fullerton, CA
1974 Workshop Grant, National Endowment for the Arts


LECTURES AND PANELS

2013
Santa Monica Artists Fellowship Talk, Santa Monica, CA
“Perform Your Practice, The Armory Show and Tell” The Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
“Who’s in a Name” (Susan Silton Project) MOCA, Los Angeles, CA

2012
Storytelling and Photography: Eileen Cowin, Carrie Mae Weems, Anna Deavere Smith, The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA
Keynote speaker, photola, Santa Monica, CA
Colloquy: The Success Question, LAXART, Los Angeles, CA
Colloquy: Taking Stock of the MFA, Torrance Museum, Torrance, CA

2010
Contemporary Photography in California, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
American Stories Today, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
30 Photographers: A Minute for an Image, Pier 39 Studios, Santa Monica, CA
Continuum Panel, Sylvia White Gallery, Ventura, CA

2009
Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA

2008
Columbia College, Chicago, Illinois
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Julia Dean Photo Workshops, Venice, California

2007
San Jose State University, San Jose, California
California College of the Arts, Oakland California
School of Visual Arts, New York, New York

2006
California, State University, San Bernardino, California
Baruch College, CUNY, New York, New York

2004
Nassau Community College, New York
USC, Fisher Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2003
The J.Paul Getty Museum: Frames of Reference: Photographers on Photography 2001
The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio

2000
University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland
Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, Florida
The Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, California

1999
Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, Florida

1998
Art Center College of Art and Design, Pasadena, California
Fanny Knap Lecture Series, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York

1997
Docent lecture, Armand Hammer Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles, California
Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York

1996
Panel, Art Center College of Art and Design, Pasadena, California
Docent tour, Venice Family Clinic, Culver City, California

1995
Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, California
School of Visual Arts, New York, New York
The San Luis Obispo Art Center, San Luis Obispo, California

1994
Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California

1993
Art Center College of Art and Design, Pasadena, California

1992
San Francisco Camerawork, San Francisco, California
Hochschule fur angewandte Kunst, Vienna, Austria
Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York
School of Visual Arts, New York, New York

1991
California State University, San Bernardino, California
Columbia College, Chicago, Illinois
Art Center College of Art and Design, Pasadena, California

1990
University of California, Riverside, California
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California
Panel, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
University of Maryland, Catonsville, Maryland
New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana
Maryland Institute of Art, Baltimore Maryland
Art Center College of Art and Design, Pasadena, California
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico

1989
University of California, Riverside, California
Panel, California State University, Fullerton

1988
Notre Dame University, South Bend, Indiana
Alfred University, Alfred, New York

1987
Min Gallery and Studio, Tokyo, Japan
Center for Contemporary Art, Osaka, Japan
Panel, California State University, Fullerton, California
Art Center College of Art and Design, Pasadena, California
University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois

1986
University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut
Boston Museum School, Boston, Massachusetts
State University of New York, New Paltz, New York
University of California, Los Angeles, California

1985
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois
School of the Art Institute, Chicago, Illinois

1984
Panel, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California

1983
Panel, Society for Photographic Education 20th Annual Conference,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, California
The Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Colorado
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California

1982
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Film in the Cities, St. Paul, Minnesota
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles Center for Photographic Studies, Los Angeles, California

1981
Maple House Lecture Series VII, Fremont, California
University of California, Santa Barbara, California

1980
Columbia College, Chicago, Illinois
University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

1979
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California
Panel, Society for Photographic Education, 16th Annual National Conference, Asilimar, California

1978
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California

1976
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California
Boston Museum School, Boston, Massachusetts

1975
University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island

1974
Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio

1973
Rhode Island School of Art and Design, Providence, Rhode Island
Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida

1972
Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio

1971
Cooper Union, New York, New York