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Omo Misha

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A Life in Rock & Roll (Portrait of Scott Weiland), 2014 Oil on Canvas 40 X 50 In. © Omo Misha McGlown
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MISHA EN BLEU, 2013 Acrylic on Canvas 22"x22" © Omo Misha
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THE REAL THING (Portrait of Tammi Terrell), 2013 Acrylic on Canvas 18"x36" © Omo Misha
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MANY MINNIES (Triptych), 2012 Acrylic on Canvas 10"x10" EA © Omo Misha
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UNTITLED I, 2013 Acrylic on Canvas 14"x18" © Omo Misha
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UNTITLED II, 2013 Acrylic on Canvas 14"x18" © Omo Misha
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UNTITLED III, 2013 Acrylic on Canvas 14"x18" © Omo Misha
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GALAXY OF LOVE, 2013 Acrylic on Canvas 24"x36" © Omo Misha
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GALAXY OF LOVE II, 2013 Acrylic on Canvas 22"x28" © Omo Misha
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GALAXY OF LOVE III, 2013 Acrylic on Canvas 22"x28" © Omo Misha
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HEALING IN MOTION I, 2013 Acrylic and Latex on Canvas © Omo Misha
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HEALING IN MOTION II Acrylic and Latex on Canvas 2013 © Omo Misha
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Touching the Abstract - City College NY Exhibit, 2014
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Touching the Abstract - City College NY Exhibit, 2014
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Born & Raised in Harlem (Portrait of Helga Davis), 2011-2014 Oil and Acrylic on Canvas 22" X 28" © Omo Misha McGlown
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Detroit, MI
Lives in
New York, NY
Works in
New York, NY
Statement

Misha McGlown - also affectionately known as Omo Misha - has enjoyed a multi-faceted career in the arts and education. She served as Program Director and Curator for the LeRoy Neiman Art Center from 2011 through February 2015, and sits on curatorial teams for FLUX Art Fair and CurateNYC. Misha has additionally curated exhibitions and art events on behalf of  City College Center for the Arts, Community Works NYC, Jack & Jill of America, Inc., No Longer Empty, Harlem Community Development Corporation, Helene Fuld College, Knox Gallery, the NYC Parks Department and Columbia University; worked with the Curriculum Art Project at Symphony Space since 2003; facilitated programming for The Sugar Hill Museum of Art & Storytelling, and; previously managed programs for The Children’s Art Carnival, Congreso Girls’ Center (PA) and Artists Collective for Social Change (NJ).

Misha has been featured on HGTV, National Public Radio, and in numerous local and national print publications; has exhibited throughout New York City and executed public art installations on behalf of the Harlem River Park Task Force and the 125th Street Business Improvement District (2011), and; has been awarded artistic grants by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (2011), Puffin Foundation (2007, 2010) and Harlem Arts Alliance (2008, 2009 and 2013).  

A two-time published author, Misha is also Managing Editor for the Morningsider, an on-line guide to Uptown living, and is a contributing writer to Of Note Magazine, which features global artists using the arts as tools for social change.

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