Owen is an award winning Scottish Figurative Artist. After completing a Foundation Course at Leith School of Art, he went on to study at Edinburgh College of Art. During his first year at ECA Owen had the opportunity to explore a variety of different disciplines and decided to study illustration as his degree subject. In 2008 he graduated from ECA with a BA Hons in Illustration. After graduating he made the move to Berlin to begin his artistic career.
When in Berlin, Owen showed work internationally including London, New York, Berlin, Edinburgh and Newcastle. It was when he was living in Berlin that he won the prestigious Young Artist Award at the BP Portrait Awards 2013. His portrait 'Das Berliner Zimmer' was exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery in London.
Owen has had solo exhibitions in Lisbon, Portugal in 2014 and Germany in 2015. His work is also held in private collections in the UK, Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal, USA, Canada, Mexico, Singapore, Australia and Hong Kong.
If that isn’t enough our award winning guest tutor was also named as one of 15 emerging artists of great promise in 2014 by Rebecca Wilson, Saatchi Art's Chief Curator.