Adger Cowans

Art in the Moment:

Life and Times of Adger Cowans

Renowned artist, photographer and native of Columbus, Ohio, Adger W. Cowans, received a B.F.A. in photography from Ohio University. He furthered his photographic education at the School of Motion Picture Arts and the School of Visual Arts, Film Editing in New York. Cowans worked with artist legends Gordon Parks, Lillian Bassman, Ben Somoroff and others, is the recipient of the John Hay Whitney Fellowship, and the Lorenzo il Magnifico Al Carriera in recognition of a distinguished career at the 2001 Florence Biennale of Contemporary Art.