Saturday, September 28 2013
Painter, Muralist, Illustrator
John Osgood is an urban contemporary artist and muralist who grew up in Edmonds, Washington. He graduated with a BA from Washington State University with a minor in Fine Arts, is a 2008 Artist Trust Edge Graduate, and has been recently taking classes at Gage Academy and Pratt. Osgood has created murals all over the Puget Sound area and in 2010 and 2011 was only one of a couple US artists invited to the UK’s Urban Mural Art festival called “Upfest”. Osgood has shown in multiple galleries and venues around the Seattle area including, ArtsWest Gallery, CoCA (Center on Contemporary Art) Gallery, Flatcolor Gallery, Halogen Gallery, Tasty Gallery, Twilight Artist Collective and more. In 2011 he was selected as one of 22 internationally commissioned artists for CNN’s “9/11 | 10 Years Later: Ripple Effect” tribute. Osgood is also the co-owner and artist in resident at Bherd Studios Gallery located in the Greenwood neighborhood of Seattle.