Visual Arts, 2005
Liz Cohen grew up in Phoenix, AZ. She received a BA in philosophy from Tufts University in Boston, a BFA in studio art from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and an MFA in photography from the California College of Arts and Crafts in San Francisco. Her grants and awards include an award from Artadia: The Fund for Art and Dialogue, a fellowship from The Photography Institute and residencies at the Akademie Schloss Solitude and the MacDowell Colony. She has exhibited her work nationally and internationally, including shows at venues such as Fargfabriken (Sweden), The Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (San Francisco) and Fiori Uso (Pescara). Cohen lives in Detroit and is the Artist-in-Residence/Head of Photography at Cranbrook Academy of Art.
Awards and Accomplishments
Cohen presents with Creative Capital at IdeaFestival in Louisville, KY
Cohen is awarded a 2011 Kresge Artist Fellowship for Visual Arts
BODYWORK is a combination performance and sculpture project that investigates the American desire for acceptance, the creation of identity and the …
Nov 21 – Mar 06, 2016
Liz Cohen Presents "Him" at the Cranbrook Art Museum
Sep 17 – Oct 31, 2015
Liz Cohen, Brittany Nelson & Mitch Cope at David Klein Gallery's New Space
FAST COMPANY, "It Sure Beats the NEA"