Omin is a graphic artist with a 20 year history rooted in Graffiti. Hailing from Dundalk, Ireland. Omin has been painting and traveling extensively becoming established on the international graffiti art scene. Painting in cities across the globe from New York, London, Barcelona, Lisbon, Amsterdam and Copenhagen, to name but a few.
A graduate of Visual Communications from Dublin Institute of Technology. Omin works across a variety of mediums and surfaces. These range from large-scale murals, canvas works and various print processes.
Omin’s graffiti pieces encapsulate traditional graffiti elements where letterforms can become deconstructed or in some cases verge on the abstract. In the pursuit to discover new techniques and textures Omin's style is ever evolving.
His work also explores the human figure, painting characters with photorealistic and illustrative qualities mixing graphic elements influenced by glitches in everyday use of digital technology.
Exhibitions include - Outhouse - Arthouse Art Auction Nov 2020 | ‘How We Live Now’ - A virtual Exhibition curated by An Táin Arts Centre Dundalk. 19th June - 17th July 2020 | ‘Taisce Lú: A Curator’s Choice’ - an Exhibition of artworks from the Louth County Council Collection, curated by Claire Halpin. An Táin Arts Centre, Dundalk. 21st Nov - 15th Feb 2020 | AAEX (Art as Exchange) ‘Installations Exhibition’ 15th - 29th Nov 2019. Clanbrassil St, Dundalk | ‘Edge’ Exhibition - North Louth Artist’s, Basement Gallery, Dundalk. 17th May - 1st June 2019.
Two pieces bought by Louth County Council and currently in the Taisce Lú collection.
Off-Grid | Mixed Media on Birch Panel | 176x62cm | 2020 (Sold)
Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Speak No Evil | Spray Paint on Birch Ply | 150cm H x 100cm W
DECONSTRUCTURE | Acrylics & Spray Paint on Canvas | 100x100cm | 2017
ANALOGUS VS DIGITALUS | Spray Paint on wood panel | 152x121cm | 2017
P3 DAVIDS 15010101 | Spray Paint on Canvas | 152x121cm | 2016
Vision | Acrylic on Wood | 8x4ft | 2015
Omin's studio and mural work encapsulates the essence of graffiti with an appreciation for classic letterforms be they deconstructed or verging on the abstract. His work also explores the human figure, painting characters with photorealistic and illustrative qualities mixing graphic elements influenced by glitches in everyday use of digital technology. Using a variety of mediums across multiple surfaces ranging from large-scale murals to canvas works and screen prints.
SWINGS & ROUNDABOUTS | Mural (As part of the #greyareaproject) | Grattan St. Dublin | 30x50ft | 2018