Professor Elijah Gowin uses photography to speak about ritual, landscape and memory. He was born in Dayton, Ohio, in 1967 and received his MFA in Photography from the University of New Mexico. His photographs are in the collection of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Center for Creative Photography, among others. His awards include the John S. Guggenheim Fellowship in 2008, as well as grants from the Charlotte Street Foundation and the Puffin Foundation. Presently, he is a professor and Chair of the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Missouri-Kansas City where he directs photographic studies.
Professor Gowin will be presenting his current photographic work.