Richard D. Owens, is a Eugene, Oregon-based Artist specializing in Printmaking, Photography, Videography, and Graphic Design. He received an Art degree with a focus in Printmaking and Photography from the University of California, Santa Cruz. After showing extensively in Eugene, he was juried into the annual Mayor’s Art Show in 2008 and 2009. He was the 2009 Honorable Mention Award recipient. In 2010 he became a photography mentor with the NAACP ACT-SO high school youth program and has continued in 2011. He became a a member of the Art Committee for the 25th Anniversary Oregon Asian Celebration and continues to support local arts in Eugene. His works are held in private collections around the world.