An Introduction

Michael Owen is a contemporary painter whose work is found across galleries as well as the streets of the United States.

Visually, Michael’s work uses bold, graphic imagery to pull the viewer into the piece, to divulge softer and intimate messages and metaphors. While Michael’s work could be classified as figurative, it’s subtle compositional details and deep messages ring true of a more conceptual genre. Typically, less is more in Michael’s work as he employs minimalism to access a wider audience, allowing more room for each viewer to insert their own story.

Michael is the creator and lead artist of the Baltimore Love Project, a self-initiated project of 20 love-themed murals spread evenly throughout the city. Michael is also the artist behind one of the nation’s longest murals, located in Baltimore, Maryland…

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Michael Owen x Detroit

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Early in 2014 I was brought back to Detroit by Marygrove College. The press reported on my stolen rental car and the freak blizzard hindering the visit, but I chose...

6 weeks/6 projects

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After a bunch of travel, I’m back in Baltimore and using my birthday mid September as an incentive to grind hard for 6 weeks. I broke each week up into...

Brush Boom Bike

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BRUSH BROOM BIKE SATURDAY, August 9, 2-5p 3115 Eastern Ave (church lot across from Creative Alliance) Come collaborate with neighborhood youth of various backgrounds, myself and two other local community...

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