Coyly playful, unsparingly autobiographical, Micah Hearn's works are based on memory and the cascading layers of associations that memories bring on. These often concern complex family relationships and thorny issues surrounding the people and politics of his hometown.
Micah Hearn was born and raised in Laurel, Mississippi. He currently lives in Portland, Oregon and earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Pacific Northwest College of Art in 2012. His work has been featured in Heffernan/Hearn, a two-person show at White Box at the University of Oregon School of Architecture and Allied Arts in Portland, and Landscape, a survey of regional contemporary painting, Linfield College, McMinnville, OR.