John O'Connor - Visiting Assistant Professor
John O'ConnorVisiting Assistant Professor
South Hall 1
14/SP-AD-698-02 Independent Study
14/FA-FA-613A-09 Painting & Drawing
14/SU-FA-613B-01 Painting & Drawing
14/SP-FA-613B-06 Painting & Drawing
14/FA-FA-614A-09 Painting & Drawing
14/SP-FA-614B-06 Painting & Drawing
Master of Fine Arts and Master of Art History from Pratt Institute
John J. O'Connor received a Master of Fine Arts and Master of Art History from Pratt Institute in 2000. He attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in that same year, and has received a New York Foundation for the Arts grant in painting, and the Pollock-Krasner Foundation grant. He is a 2011 recipient of a studio from the Marie Walsh Sharpe Space Program.
Mr. O’Connor was a resident artist at the Farpath Foundation in Dijon France. He was recently a visiting artist at the RISD, School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Maryland Institute College of Art, and Brigham Young University. Mr. O’Connor has taught art and art history at Princeton University, NYU, and Adelphi University. He currently teaches drawing and painting at Sarah Lawrence College, and graduate painting at Pratt Institute.
Mr. O’Connor has had recent solo exhibitions at Pierogi Gallery, in Brooklyn, Martin Asbaek Gallery in Copenhagen, and Fleisher Ollman Gallery in Philadelphia. His work has been reviewed in Bomb Magazine, The New York Times, Artforum, the Village Voice, and Art in America.
Mr. O’Connor’s work was recently reproduced in Information Graphics (Taschen), Esopus Magazine, Psychadelic – Optical and Visionary Art from the 1960’s (MIT Press), and Moma’s catalogue of recently acquired works on paper. He recently presented his work in conversation with Fred Tomaselli at the New Museum, and his work is included in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art , Whitney Museum of American Art, Weatherspoon Museum, Southern Methodist University, and New Museum of Contemporary Art in NYC.