Steven Leyden Cochrane (b. 1984, Tampa, Florida) is multidisciplinary visual artist, writer, and educator currently based in Winnipeg. While committed to conceptual and process-based methodologies, Cochrane works across a broad range of media to produce works that critically investigate issues of subjective experience, memory, identity, and place, most frequently juxtaposing numerous, diverse works to create immersive, multi-layered, and deeply ambiguous environments. He holds a BFA in painting from the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore and an MFA in studio art from the University of Windsor. He has held teaching positions at the University of Windsor and the University of Manitoba. His work has been featured in exhibitions across Canada and in the United States as well as national publications including Contemporary Verse 2, and C Magazine. His critical writing has appeared in FUSE, Canadian Dimension, and Uptown Magazine (Winnipeg). He contributes weekly exhibition reviews to the Winnipeg Free Press.