Sculptor and photographer Petah Coyne was born in 1953 in Oklahoma City, OK. She attended Kent State University in Kent, OH from 1972-73 and graduated in 1977 from the Art Academy of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, OH. Coyne has been the subject of many solo exhibitions, including at Sculpture Center, New York, NY (1987); Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN (2001); MASS Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA (2010-11); and Chazen Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin in Madison, Madison, WI (2024). She has also participated in several group exhibitions, including Paradise & Purgatory: West Meets East, Metropolitan Museum of Art,New York, NY (1986); Standing Ground: Sculpture by American Women, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH (1987); Visions and Revisions: Art on Paper Since 1960, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA (2003); Selected Histories: 20th-Century Art from the SFMOMA Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA (2012); and The Sky's the Limit, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC (2023). Coyne currently lives and works in New York, NY.
Bio and website updated as of 2023.