Michael Ogilvie, formerly overseeing public art programs in Las Vegas and Clark County, as San Jose’s public art director, seeks to deepen San Jose inhabitants’ appreciation of their home and leads the city’s public art program by stewarding over 250 works of art, research, and plans and evaluates public art projects.

Michael has worked as a cartoon illustrator and continues to dabble in his illustrative narratives of historical characters as time permits.

In our conversation, Michael talks about his work with the city, the role public art plays in our community, and his drawings and process.

To find out more about the City of San Jose’s Public Art Program, go to https://bit.ly/SJCPublicArt

See Michael’s artwork and read our 2018 interview on the Content Magazine website https://www.content-magazine.com

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