Charles Cohan received a BFA in Printmaking from California College of Arts and Crafts and an MFA in Printmaking from Cranbrook Academy of Art. He has held professorships at Florida State University and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He is currently Professor of Art and Printmaking Program Chair at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Recent research and teaching projects have taken him to Whanganui Polytech in New Zealand, Hard Ground Printmakers in Cape Town, South Africa, the University of Georgia Study Abroad Program in Cortona, Italy, the Pilchuck Glass School in Washington, and the Fundacion Ludwig in Havana, Cuba, for which he received a U.S. Department of State research travel grant.
Upcoming solo exhibitions will be presented in 2008 at Curators office in Washington DC and Pyramid Atlantic in Maryland. Recent solo exhibitions were installed at Artllink Gallery in Seoul, Korea, 1708 Gallery in Richmond, Virginia, and the Biennial of Hawaii Artists at The Contemporary Museum in Honolulu.