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Artist-in-Residence at Pasadena City College: Eileen Cowin (2009)

Research guide dedicated to the current Pasadena City College Artist-in-Residence, and an overview of past Artists-in-Residence.

PCC Artist-in-Residence 2009: Eileen Cowin

Eileen Cowin
2009 Artist-in-Residence Poster

Untitled from
"Your Whole Body is a Target" 2007

Stills from "Blow Me a Kiss"
sixteen-channel video installation, 2009

Eileen Cowin teaching PCC students

Eileen Cowin with PCC students

About Eileen Cowin

Eileen Cowin's work has been presented in over 30 solo exhibitions and in more than 165 group exhibitions. She is represented in major public and private collections including the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan.

Born in Brooklyn, New York, Cowin holds an M.S. degree in Photography from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, where she studied with the innovative photographers Aaron Siskind and Arthur Siegel. She also earned a B.S. degree in Art Education from the State University of New York, New Paltz. A long-term resident of Southern California, she also had a distinguished career as a professor of art at California State University, Fullerton.

Eileen Cowin Artist-in-Residence Podcast

One in a series of podcasts by Professor Sandra C. Haynes describing the Artist-in-Residence collection of fine art in the PCC Library and Boone Sculpture Garden of Pasadena City College.

"Listen to my discussion and interview with Artist-in-Residence in 2009, Eileen Cowin. She explains the metaphorical meaning of the photographic still 'Untitled,' from her video, 'Your Whole Body is a Target,' 2006...."