Brian D. Cohen

Bridge Press   2 Glebe Road, Westmoreland, NH 03467  USA

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I am a painter, printmaker, book artist, illustrator, educator, administrator, and author. I am founder and owner of Bridge Press, publisher of limited edition artist’s books and etchings.


I have exhibited in 40 solo shows, including the Fairbanks Museum, St. Johnsbury, Vermont, 2008; The Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, 2008; Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro, Vermont, 2007; Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2007; The Peabody Institute, Baltimore, Maryland, 2005; The Bailey/Howe Library of the University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, 2002; The Loomis Chaffee School, Windsor, Connecticut, 2001; Davidson Galleries, Seattle, Washington, 2000; The Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, California, 1997; and Northfield Mount Hermon School, Massachusetts, 1994.


My work has been represented in over 150 group shows, including the New York State Museum; Purdue University; Yale University; University of New Hampshire; The Athenaeum, La Jolla; Mills College; McGill College; Montserrat College of Art; The Boston Public Library; University of Vermont; The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston; San Francisco Public Library; University of Texas at El Paso Library; Centre des Arts Contemporains, Montreal; University of Vermont; Syracuse University Library, University of the Arts; Ohio University; Minnesota Center for the Book Arts; The Art Museum of Santa Cruz County; Corcoran Gallery of Art; Pepper Gallery, Boston; Harvard University; San Diego Art Institute; San Diego Museum of Art; Springfield (MA) Museum of Art; Society of American Graphic Artists; and The University of Washington.


My books and prints are held by many museum, library, corporate, and private collections, including Harvard University; Yale University; Stanford University; Brown University; UCLA; Indiana University; Brigham Young University; University of the Arts; University of California at Santa Cruz; The University of Utah; Wesleyan University; Smith College; Swarthmore College; Middlebury College; Mills College; Dartmouth College; Scripps College; Wellesley College; The Library of Congress; The New York Public Library; The Boston Public Library; The Victoria and Albert Museum; The Philadelphia Museum of Art; The Fresno Art Museum; Portland (Oregon) Art Museum; The United States Ambassador’s Residence in Cairo, Egypt; Vanguard Funds; and the Jacob Lawrence Foundation, Seattle, Washington.


I have lectured and offered workshops throughout the country, including Dartmouth College; Brigham Young University; Millersville (Pennsylvania) State College; University of Vermont; The New Hampshire Institute of Art; Connecticut College; Villanova University; University of the Arts (Philadelphia); Middlebury College; Loomis Chaffee School; Fresno Art Museum; California College of Arts and Crafts; Haverford College; The Massachusetts College of Art; Phillips Andover Academy; Bennington College; and the Vermont Arts Council. I am an active blogger for the Huffington Post.


I have received several grants from the Vermont Arts Council and Vermont Community Foundation (and have served on Vermont Arts Council panels), and have won first place prizes in international print competitions at the Washington Printmakers Gallery in Washington, DC, the San Diego Art Institute, and The Print Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 2006 I was awarded the Best Book in Show at the Pyramid Atlantic Book Fair (the largest international exposition of limited edition artist’s books). I was elected a member of the Society of American Graphic Artists in 1989. I have illustrated natural science books and am a frequent contributor of artwork to literary reviews, book covers, and other publications. A monograph on my work, Brian D. Cohen: Etchings & Books, was published in 2001.