© Stride Arts. Elliot Cowan (r) together with Stride Arts Marketing Director Chang Ge at the opening reception of the "Autumn Group Exhibition.
Elliot Cowan is an award-winning animator, artist and educator. He is based in New York, NY. Born in Melbourne, Australia, he studied at the Independent College of Art and Design and the Victorian College of the Arts. Drawn to film, he spent time in Tasmania writing and directing commercials before moving to London to join Uli Meyer Animation in 2006. One year later, he moved to New York where he continued to draw, sculpt, and animate and develop his original characters.
He has collaborated with many major clients, including Sesame Workshop, Elizabeth Arden, Nathan Love, PBS, Ace and Son Moving Picture Company, and The Logo Network. Cowan’s work has been exhibited internationally and he also teaches animation and story development courses at The Pratt Institute, University of the Arts, Queens College, Mercy College and Sarah Lawrence College.
Exhibitions at Stride Arts
”Grunting In Philly” - Chhaya, August 2018, Passyunk, Philadelphia.
"Grunt!" - Flushing Town Hall, April 2018, Flushing, Queens.
"All My Nice Stuff" - Forestry Gallery 2003. Hobart, Tasmania.
Faculty Show, The Pratt Institute, DDA Gallery, 2018 Brooklyn, USA.
Faculty Show, Queens College, Godwin-Ternbach Gallery. 2017. Queens, USA.
"Cardboard Coverall Dreams", errSpace, 2017. Chattanooga, USA.
"In The Raw: The Sketchbook Considered" - Edwardsville Art Center, 2017. Edwardsville, USA.
"3rd Annual Jazz Occurrance" - Aurora Public Art, 2016. Chicago, USA.
"New Blood II" - Stone Malone Gallery, 2016. Los Angeles, USA.
"Too Art For TV" - Bunny Cutlet, 2010. New York, USA.
"Tasmanians" - Bridge Gallery 2005. Launceston, Tasmania.