Posts by mallory32653gville

John’s Work Featured in American Artwork 2018 Catalog

Posted by on Oct 31, 2017 in New | 0 comments

American Artwork is a curated, online gallery and an annual published review of new paintings, sculpture, jewelry, glass, ceramic, woodwork, photography and prints. Over the past fifteen years, the gallery has featured the work of over 300 emerging and mid-career artists. John O’Connor’s artwork is featured on page 53 of the 2018 edition. To view John’s work via online PDF viewer, please visit American Artwork and scroll to page #53. For inquiries about sales and/or custom commissions, contact John. To purchase the book, follow this link American Artwork 2018...

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White Lies Matter series

Posted by on Jul 11, 2016 in artwork, Continuing Projects, News | Comments Off on White Lies Matter series

                                    Beginning in the early 1960s, John A. O’Connor, “the punning, painting, pedagogue” began a series of paintings, drawings, and works on paper that included satire, social criticism, and anti-mainstream commentary on a variety of issues. Taking his lead from artists like Hieronomus Bosch (The Garden of Earthly Delights, The Last Judgment, and The Haywein Triptych) William Hogarth (A Harlot’s Progress, A Rake’s Progress) and Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes...

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Region4.1.0 at Santa Fe College

Posted by on Feb 23, 2016 in Archive, Continuing Projects, Current Projects | Comments Off on Region4.1.0 at Santa Fe College

Can art play an important role in promoting a call to action by educating the public and raising awareness? We believe that Region4: Transformation Through Imagination, an exhibition organized in 2012 by oconnorartLLC and the Superfund Art Project did just that. The current exhibition, Region4.1.0: Remediation, is a report card on the progress that has been made and the problems that remain to be addressed. We haven’t forgotten what’s at stake and wish to remind the citizens of our community that to get results we have to educate ourselves and take appropriate action to protect our health...

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Artist-Naturalists in Florida: Then and Now

Posted by on Nov 2, 2015 in Archive, Current Projects | Comments Off on Artist-Naturalists in Florida: Then and Now

Mallory has organized a new art exhibition to celebrate the re-opening of The Doris Bardon Community Cultural Center in Gainesville. The exhibit, “Artist-Naturalists in Florida: Then and Now,” includes the work of 22 contemporary Florida artists as well as prints by early artist-naturalists such as William Bartram and John James Audubon. The exhibit will be on display at The Doris, 1315 South Main Street, Gainesville, through December 11. Gallery hours are wednesday through sunday 1-5 p.m.  John did the design work for the brochure. The opening reception attracted over 200...

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John and Mallory Attend the Dedication of the Gary R. Libby Gallery at UF

Posted by on Oct 26, 2015 in artwork | Comments Off on John and Mallory Attend the Dedication of the Gary R. Libby Gallery at UF

Here we are with our friend Duncan Connelly. Great evening! Mallory and John were among hundreds of UF College of the Arts alumni, supporters and longtime friends of the college and of UF alumnus Gary R. Libby gathered at the School of Art + Art History on Sept. 18, 2015 for the dedication of the Gary R. Libby Gallery. John was honored as a  member of the founding board of the Gallery Guild Art Society.  Previously known as Focus Gallery, the Gary R. Libby Gallery is one of the school’s three on-campus art galleries. The 850-square-foot gallery is located adjacent to the lobby of the...

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