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Gowin’s Journey

Studying art history as an undergraduate, Gowin soon thereafter realized that he was "a lousy historian.” At that point, he began to create art. “It was an amazing experience actually to be able to use what I have learned through the liberal arts system and put it into a new format,” he observes.

Falling, Floating, and Everything Between

Elijah Gowin
Assistant Professor, Art and Art History
UM Kansas City

By Tanya Sneddon