Originally from Chattanooga, Tennessee, Oehmig now resides in Brunswick, Maine. He holds a B.A. in Studio Art and Art History from Principia College in Elsah, Illinois, as well as an M.F.A. in Fine Art from Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York. Oehmig's works are infused with light and color, and his impressionistic style is well suited to capturing the natural landscape throughout Maine, as well as the Florida beaches and French and Italian countryside.
Oehmig's paintings have won numerous awards such as the Merit Award from the Hunter Museum of Art in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the Mable Axcy Dominick Award at Principia College, the Kodak International Newspaper Award, and Best In Show-Cityscape at the Gallery at Six Deering in Portland, Maine. Oehmig has shown his work in solo and group exhibitions at locales including the Bates College Museum of Art in Lewiston, Maine; the Hunter Museum of Art; the Portland Museum of Art in Portland, Maine; the Wood Museum and Library in Chicago, Illinois; Albany Fine Arts in Albany, New York; Art Boston, in Boston, Massachusetts; Bay View Gallery in Camden, Maine; Clarke Galleries in Palm Beach, Florida; J. Todd Galleries in Wellesley, Massachusetts; the Maine State House in Augusta, Maine; and the Wiscasset Bay Gallery in Wiscasset, Maine.
Museums, corporate and public collections, and private collectors in the United State and abroad own Oehmig's paintings. His works can be found in the collections of the Hunter Museum of Art; the Portland Museum of Art; the Wood Museum and Library; Palmina and Stephen Pace Gallery, Fryeburg, Maine; Ensign Bank in New York, New York; Galerie K in Berlin, Germany; GTE/Sylvania Collection in Waldoboro, Maine; Key Bank of Maine; MBNA collection in Wilmington, Delaware; and United Technologies Corporation in Hartford, Connecticut.