Employer Profile: Michael Owen Art – Baltimore, MD

Michael Owen

www.MichaelOwenArt.com     |     www.BaltimoreLoveProject.com

Michael Owen is a contemporary painter whose work is found across galleries as well as the streets of the United States. 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. Currently residing in Baltimore, Michael lives and works as an artist in residence at The Creative Alliance in the historic Patterson Theater.

Internship Positions

MICHAEL OWEN ART is engaged in various artistic endeavors, from curating art spaces around the city, to exhibiting paintings nationwide, to working on the Baltimore Love Project. Interns will fill various rolls throughout the organization, bringing the selected individuals a more holistic understanding of what it means to be a professional artist, beyond their studio practice/craft. Duties will include, but are not limited to, installing exhibitions, hands-on creation of murals and paintings, inventory management, coordinating studio visits with other artists, researching grants, marketing work and products, and pitching projects to potential clients. Internship will be held at various locations around the city, work-from-home, as well as possible travel outside of Baltimore.

Michael Owen is the creator and lead artist of the Baltimore Love Project. In addition to the above intern, the city wide project is looking for an intern to assist with the creation of a coffee table book documenting the Love Project movement.  With 16 murals completed, plans to complete 4 more in early 2013, over 15,000 facebook fans, 1500 twitter followers, hundreds of media citations, and lots of past events we have plenty of content and opportunity to produce more. We are interested in working with a graphic designer to share our work. We plan to produce a coffee table book that will be published in late 2013 and distributed through several outlets.