Emmet Gowin

Emmet Gowin

Fellow: Awarded 1974
Field of Study: Photography

Competition: US & Canada

Princeton University

As published in the Foundation’s Annual Report for 1974:

Gowin, Emmet William Seay, II. Appointed for photography.

Born December 22, 1941, Danville, Virginia. Virginia Commonwealth University, B.F.A., 1965; Rhode Island School of Design, M.F.A., 1967.

School of Dayton Art Institute, Instructor in Photography, 1967–71; Bucks County Community College, Assistant Professor of Photography, 1971–73; Princeton University, Lecturer in Visual Arts Program, 1973—.

Exhibitions: Group shows: Photographers Gallery (London), 1971; Museum of Modern Art (New York), 1971. One-man shows: George Eastman House (Rochester, New York), 1971; Friends of Photography (Carmel of California), 1973; Light Gallery (New York), 1972, 1973.

Publications: Photographs in Album, 5 (June 1970), Aperture, 16, No. 2 (March 1970), Camera Mainichi (Oct. 1972), Arts in Virginia (Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Fall 1972).


Son: Elijah Gowin, Guggenheim Fellow in Photography, 2008

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