will owen originally from North Carolina, US is an artist, composer, and curator currently based in Queens, NY and Philadelphia, PA. He is an artist in residence at Flux Factory (NYC) and a curator at Little Berlin Gallery (Philadelphia, PA). Will works mainly with Sound, Installation Design, and Food. He has exhibited internationally in Denmark, Iceland, Freetown Christiania, Wales, and Russia. Additionally he has shown work extensively nationally at such institutions as The Museum of the Moving Image (NYC), Philadelphia Water Works Museum, Black Mountain College Museum, and Flux Factory (NYC).
In 2015 he was awarded the honor of co-curating and performing in a MATA Interval performance executive produced by Philip Glass. He is a frequent collaborator with choreographers The Median Movement (Frances Ha). In May 2015, Will was a participating artist in Art Weekend Aarhus and had a solo performance in Kunsthal Aarhus as well as ARoS Museum in Aarhus. In August 2015 he was an invited artist participating in Copenhagen Art Week and created a large, interactive sound work that was installed in the metro system in Copenhagen. In September 2015 Will was a participating artist for the Art Prospect Festival in Saint Petersburg, Russia collaborating with 6 other artists from Flux Factory.
Will's work has been covered by NPR Morning Edition, Art In America, New York Times, Hyperallergic, Omni Magazine, ArtFCity, Philadelphia Inquirer, The Atlantic, Gothamist, Kunsten.Nu, Kopenhagen, Vice's The Creator's Project, The Art Blog, St. Claire Review, and Time Out NY.