Katy Cowan (b. 1982, Lake Geneva, WI) received her Master of Fine Arts from Otis College of Art and Design; her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Puget Sound; and completed the 2003 summer semester at the Burren College of Art in Ballyvaughan, Ireland.
Cowan has been the subject of recent solo exhibitions at Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; Philip Martin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; Document Space, Chicago, IL; Kate Werble Gallery, New York, NY; Lynden Sculpture Garden, Milwaukee, WI; Cherry and Martin, Los Angeles, CA; Kittredge Gallery, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA; and The Green Gallery, Milwaukee, WI.
She has been included in recent group exhibitions at Philip Martin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; Meyer Riegger, Berlin, Germany; Los Angeles Valley College, Valley Glen, CA; Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA; Milwaukee Museum of Art, Milwaukee, WI; North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, ND; Crisp-Ellert Art Museum, Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL; The Green Gallery, Milwaukee, WI; and Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA.
Her work may be found in the collections of the Art, Design & Architecture Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA; Lynden Sculpture Garden, Milwaukee, WI; Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI; Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN; U.S. Embassy, Maputo, Mozambique; North Dakota Museum of Art, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND; and the Northwestern Mutual Insurance Collection, Milwaukee, WI.
Cowan lives and works in Berlin, Germany.