Claire Cowie lives and works in Seattle. She is a Full-Time Lecturer at the University of Washington in the Interdisciplinary Arts Program.
Claire received a BFA in Printmaking from Washington University in St. Louis in 1997 and an MFA in Printmaking from the University of Washington, Seattle in 1999.
She is represented by the James Harris Gallery, Seattle and the Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland.
Awards include a Pollock-Krasner Grant and fellowships from Washington State Arts Commission, Artist Trust, Seattle Office of Arts and Culture and the Behnke Foundation.
Collections include Twitter Inc., Allen Institute for Brain Science, Microsoft, Amgen Corporation, 4Culture, Tacoma Art Museum, Henry Art Gallery, Swedish Cancer Institute.
Reviews have appeared in Art in America, Artforum, Artweek, and Los Angeles Times.
In her free time she likes to read, bike, hike and eat chocolate.