About John O’Connor

John a O’Connor

AWARDS, GRANTS, HONORS

  • 1957 Lifetime Member, California Scholarship Federation
  • 1961 Art Scholarship, San Francisco Art Institute, California
  • 1961-62 Art Scholarship, State of California
  • 1964 Selected Fellow, Centro Colombo-Americano, Bogotá, Colombia
  • 1974 $500,000 Air Force Office of Scientific Research Grant for Theories of Modularity (with 7 physicists, mathematicians, and engineers)
  • 1980-81 University of Florida, Gainesville competitive sabbatical leave award to study Drawing in the Seventies
  • 1990 Invited by University of Florida President Marshall Criser and by former Senator and Governor Lawton Chiles as one of nine State University System artists to design Leroy Collins Award
  • 1991-92 State of Florida Individual Visual Artist’s Fellowship
  • 1992-93 Southern Arts Federation/National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, Painting and Works on Paper
  • 1996 University of Florida, Gainesville sabbatical leave
  • 1999 Professorial Excellence Program Award, University of Florida, Gainesville
  • 2001-02 Scholarship Enhancement Fund Grant, University of Florida, Gainesville
  • 2002-03 State of Florida Individual Visual Artist’s Fellowship
  • 2003-04 Scholarship Enhancement Fund Grant, University of Florida, Gainesville
  • 2005 Lifetime Achievement Award, Florida Higher Education Arts Network

AGENT/GALLERY REPRESENTATION

  • Art4Business, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Studio 26 Gallery, New York, New York
  • Artblend Gallery, Fort Lauderdale, Florida