Discipline: Visual Art – mixed media

Clifford Owens

Discipline: Visual Art – mixed media
Region: Jersey City, NJ
MacDowell Fellowships: 2018

Clifford Owens is a trans-disciplinary artist. His art has been exhibited internationally in both solo and group exhibitions, including "Anthology" at MoMA PS1 and "Better the Rebel You Know" at Home in Manchester, England. His work has been reviewed in international publications, including The New York Times, The New Yorker, Art in America, and ArtForum. He has been a critic and lecturer at Yale University, Columbia University, Williams College, Cooper Union, and many other institutions. He has been an artist in residence at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program, and others. This fall, he will participate in the ArtPace International Artist-in-Residence program. Clifford was born and raised in Baltimore and he lives and works in New York City. He is represented by the gallery Invisible-Exports.



Clifford Owens worked in the Nef studio.

Nef Studio, the first entirely new studio built after 1937, was donated by esteemed photographer, explorer, author, and MacDowell Fellow Evelyn Steffanson Nef in 1992. Endowed funds for the studio’s maintenance in perpetuity and an annual Fellowship for photographers were given in addition to funds for construction. Mrs. Nef said she had known about MacDowell all her…

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