Owen Boss – Designer
Owen is a visual artist based in Dublin. In 2009 he co-founded ANU Productions and as Co-Artistic Director his work includes: These Rooms, (Art:16 Arts Council commission), Sunder (Dublin Theatre Festival), On Corporation Street, (HOME Manchester commission). Sunder Development (National Museum of Ireland), Pals the Irish at Gallipoli (National Museum of Ireland), Beautiful Dreamers (Limerick City of Culture), Vardo (Dublin Theatre Festival 2014), Angel Meadow (Home Commission, Manchester), Vardo Corner Development (Dublin Theatre Festival 2013), THIRTEEN (Dublin Fringe Festival 2013), Living the Lockout The Dublin Tenement Experience (2013) Boys of Foley Street (Dublin Theatre Festival 2012), Laundry (Dublin Theatre Festival 2011), World’s End Lane (Re-Viewed – Dublin Theatre Festival 2011, Absolut Fringe 2010,), Fingal Ronan (Robert Wilson Watermill Center New York 2010) and Basin (Dublin Fringe Festival 2009).
Owen holds a Masters of Fine Art at the National College of Art and Design, Ireland. Exhibitions include A Yellow Rose, (the Free Mason’s Grand Lodge 2012), Contemporary Art and the Moving Image (2011), Life with Edits, (the Joinery Dublin 2011), Testimonial Live, (Project Art Centre for Project Brand New 2010), Testimonial (2010), Potential of Vacancy (2010), Projector, Four Gallery (2009), Camera Obscura, Lighthouse Cinema (2009), Punctum, Project Art Centre for Project Brand New (2008), Tumbledowntown, Hotel Ballymun (2007).
Design work includes The Same (2016) with Corcadorca Theatre Company, written by Enda Walsh.
Other collaborative work includes Rock Paper Scissors (2008), Xspired (2006) and Tumbledowntown (2005).
Owen has been a recipient of a number of Arts Council Awards including a Project award, Artist in the Community Scheme Project Realisation Award (2015, 2012, 2008), an Arts Council Bursary (2008), Artist in the Community Scheme Research and Development Grant (2006) and a Breaking Ground Local Artist Commission (2005).