Works in the Collection
John Dowell was born in 1941 in Philadelphia, PA. He studied art at Tyler School of Art (Temple University) in Philadelphia. After graduation, Dowell received a two-month residency and a senior printing fellowship with master printmaker Garo Antreasian at the Tamarind Institute in Albuquerque, NM. Dowell then went on to complete an MFA at the University of Washington. He has received many grants and awards for his artistic and teaching achievements including the 14th James Van Der Zee Award from the Brandywine Print Workshop in Philadelphia, Philadelphia for a Lifetime of Achievement in the Visual Arts and Teaching, and the Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching from Temple University. His work can be found in such notable collections as the Yale University Museum, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the Studio Museum, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.