John J. O'Connor was born in Westfield, MA, and received an MFA and MS in Art History from Pratt Institute, in 2000. He attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, was a recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts Grant in Painting, and the Pollock-Krasner Foundation grant. He currently teaches drawing and painting at Sarah Lawrence College. In 2011, Mr. O’Connor had a solo exhibition at Pierogi Gallery in Brooklyn. He has held solo exhibitions at Martin Asbaek Projects, in Copenhagen, Denmark, and Fleisher Ollman Gallery, in Philadelphia. Mr. O’Connor’s work is included in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, Weatherspoon Museum, Southern Methodist University, and the New Museum of Contemporary Art. He currently has a studio at the Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation.
John O'Connor is featured in Edition: Festivus