Anthony Wayne Owens was born in San Diego, California in 1982 and currently resides in Orland, California. Anthony is a Digital Artist and Photographer with a background in graphic design, printmaking, and painting.
Working as an Audiovisual Production Specialist for The USDA Forest Service R5 from 2006-2007 Anthony developed his love for photography with various photo-journalistic assignments. During his time with the USDA, Anthony’s B-Roll footage appeared on CNN, he was awarded a Certificate of Appreciation by the USDA Forest Service / Shasta County Sheriffs Office, he also received a Challenge Medal by the Army National Guard for his excellent work during Operation Alesia of 2007.
Working as a freelance graphic designer for Dignity Health (ongoing) and a colorist for a published Canadian comic strip called Auroraman (2015-2016), Anthony finally reignited his love of photography in 2017 and is currently attending the Academy of Art University for his BFA in Photography.