Contemporary Art | Jack Cowin

Rainbow trout 1988 ap 8
Red breasted merganser etching 4x4 web

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Rainbow Trout, 1988

Technique: mixed media, artist proof

Dimensions: 8.5x10 in.

Price: $875 Cdn.

About the Artist

Jack Cowin's delicate hand-coloured etchings provide realistic studies of animals and objects associated with hunting and fishing. But it is the painstaking detail and precision of his work that appeal immediately to those who share his appreciation of the outdoors, whether it is embodied in the beauty of the perfect trout or the portrayal of a loyal hunting dog. Cowin has established an international reputation for his work among both art lovers, and lovers of nature.

About Jack Cowin

Jack Cowin was born in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1947. He graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Printmaking from Indiana University in 1969 and a Masters degree from the University of Illinois in 1971. His work has been shown throughout Canada and the United States, as well as in Europe and Asia. It has been included in important print exhibitions, such as the New York International Print Forum, "Party Art" exhibitions in Switzerland and special shows at The Museum of Modern Art in New York.

Selected Exhibitions

Ottawa School of Art U.S. Pre-Olympic Games Art Festival, Atlanta, George Milwaukee Art Museum Printfest Hamilton Art Gallery Swift Current National Exhibition Centre, Sask. Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge Kamloops Public Art Gallery St. Norbert's College, Green Bay, Wisc. International Wildlife Exhibition, Denver, Col. Peter Whyte Gallery, Banff Krannert Museum, Champaign, Ill. Selected Collections National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; the Art Gallery of Ontario; the Art Bank of Canada Council; Banff Centre for the Arts; John Heron Art Museum, Indianapolis; Indiana University (Memorial Union and Medical Drawing collections); Los Angeles Veterans' Hospital; Krannert Museum of Art, Champaign, Ill.; University of Seattle, Neuropsychology Department; American Museum of Fly Fishing; The Alberta Association of Architects; The Dean Collection, University of Louisiana; University of Saskatchewan, Law School; Oakland Museum Print Collection, Oakland, Ca.; Minot Museum, Minot, N. Dak.; Saskatchewan Arts Board, Regina; Guild of Natural Science, Illustrators, Washington, D.C.; Prime Ministers Office, Ottawa; Department of External Affairs, Ottawa.

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