Local Creative Spotlight: Mike Osborne

Mike Osborne creatively known as Abstract Overspray blends graphic design with graffiti art, from which emerges his own unique style called Hyper Digital Abstract Realism. His murals are scattered across the Midwest, splashes of neon colors and moments of nature. The blend of an abstract feel with a more fine art vibe, a more photorealistic vibe merges the complexities of a computer program with the brush strokes of a fine art painting.

Born and raised in Toledo, Osborne bounced around, spending time in Northern California, snowboarding and working on ski resorts. The mountains and other natural beauties supplied inspiration for his murals and other works of art. Blending nature with the crisp clean lines of graphic design became a passion that has launched him into a full time career as an artist/muralist.

Abstract Overspray, seen working on several murals in the downtown area of Toledo, Ohio and painting in his studio.

By aigatoledo
Published June 28, 2021
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