Owen Brown has degrees from Yale and the University of Chicago. In the 1980’s he studied painting at California College of Arts in Oakland, California, where his teachers included Philip Morsberger and Jack Mendenhall. For many years resident in San Francisco, he moved to Minneapolis in 2016. He has exhibited in juried shows and solo exhibits throughout the United States. His paintings are in collections in this country, in Europe, and in Asia. He was the recipient of residencies at Air Le Parc in July 2017, and at the Land Institute in October 2018, where he created his first sculptural installation: “Units of Measure”. He was an official invitee at Art Prize Nine, and has been invited to exhibit at the 2020 Kochi Biennale.
His art has been favorably reviewed in such publications as The San Francisco Chronicle, Vostos, the Exeter Bulletin, The Land Report, A2,and Paragon. Meridian Gallery Press published a monograph of his work for the opening of his show “Ideasthesia” (2015) and his work was included in the Society for Art Publications of the America’s final publication, “Trees of the Field.” (2017).
Owen Brown is represented nationally by Holly Hunt and Art Force, and shows regionally at Isles Studio, Veronique Wantz, and Grand Hand.