photo courtesy of Gail Oliver,

photo courtesy of Gail Oliver,

Riea Owens (ree-aye o-wens)


Riea Owens is a freelance artist born, and raised in Pasadena, California.

As a child Riea developed an interest in art, cultures, and fashion.

Riea began her artistry journey working Entry Level Advertising for Sears. She would come to hone her talent as a Graphic Designer working for Paramount Pictures, and various other studios. Continuing to advance, Riea was a Senior Art Director for WB Network and E! Television Network, respectively. As her career comes to a crossroads, Riea’s passion for drawing and painting reignited her love for “People of the World”. 

You can reach Riea at, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram (rieao), and Twitter (rieao).

–Bio courtesy of Marlene Bevans


I am currently curating Pasadena's Alkebulan Cultural Center's Artist Gallery.