Estate of Lynne Cohen

Lynne Cohen was born in Racine, Wisconsin, and studied art at University College London in 1964-65. Having chosen painting as her medium, she received a B.S. in fine arts and arts education from the University of Wisconsin and an M.S. in fine arts from Eastern Michigan University. By 1973 she had moved to Ottawa where she taught photography at Algonquin College, and had her first solo exhibition of photographs. She was included in a number of exhibitions, including a one-person show at ICP and group shows at the Walker Art Center, the Museum of Modern Art, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, and the Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume in Paris. Cohen, who received numerous awards and grants in Canada for her work, taught at the University of Ottawa from 1974 until her death in 2014; her most recent book is Lost and Found (1993). Lynne Cohen's solo exhibition at Higher Pictures, Occupied Territory 1971 - 1988, was held in 2012.