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sculptor , art educator

Lewis Carroll Cohen, American sculptor, educator. Recipient Prix de Rome American Academy in Rome, 1967-1970; named National Academician, 1992. Member National Academy Design.


Cohen, Lewis Carroll was born on April 19, 1936 in Minneapolis. Son of Irving and Celia (Tolchiner) Cohen.


Student, University Minnesota, 1952-1953; postgraduate, Ecole des Arts Decoratif, Paris, 1962-1963; diploma with honors, Museum School, Boston, 1962; Master of Fine Arts, Claremont (California) College, 1976.


Instructor Boston University, 1964-1967. Lecturer California State University, Long Beach, 1970-1987. Instructor Laguna Beach (California) College Art, 1973-1985.

Assistant professor Scripps College, Claremont, 1974-1975. Associate professor, then professor College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, since 1987. Interim director Laguna Beach School Art, 1980.


  • Other Work

    • Exhibited sculpture in solo exhibitions Four Oaks Gallery, Pasadena, California, 1985, Twentieth Century Gallery, Williamsburg, 1988, Martin Sumers Gallery, New York City, 1990, Muscarelle Museum of Art, Williamsburg, 1993. Commissioned works include Portrait of Henry Mudd, Harvey Mudd College, sculpture of Reverand James Blair, Tercentenary of College of William and Mary, 1993.


Member National Academy Design.


Married Adrianne Luther. Children: Julia, Aaron.

Irving Cohen

Celia (Tolchiner) Cohen

Adrianne Luther

Aaron Cohen

Julia Cohen