John O’Connor
Advanced Drawing

Lecturer in the Center for the Creative and Performing Arts
Campus Address:
185 Nassau Street, Room 217
Campus Phone: (609) 258-5546
Office Hours: W, 11:00 a.m.-noon

John J. O'Connor was born in Westfield, MA and received a Master of Fine Arts and Master of Art History from the Pratt Institute in 2000. He has taught art and art history at New York University, Adelphi University and the Pratt Institute.

His recent exhibitions include:
2006: “One Hundred Days in Year” (solo) Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; “Collection 2006”, curated by Bob Nickas, Rodolphe Janssen Gallery, Brussels, Belgium; Pierogi Leipzig, Germany;

2005: “Greater New York”, PS1/MOMA; “Looking at Words”, Andrea Rosen Gallery, NY; Safn Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland.
2004: “Queens International,” Queens Museum, NY; Andy Warhol Museum, PA; Artforum, Berlin, Germany; Art Basel, Miami, FL; Armory Show, NY; “Parallel Inclines,” University of Central Florida, FL; “Vacation Nation,” Pierogi, NY; “Thought Patterns,” Kent Place Gallery, NJ; “Fear of an Abstract Planet,” King Fisher Projects, NY; (2003): Art Basel, Miami, FL; Spare, OH+T Gallery, MA; Maine College of Art, ME; “High and Inside,” Marlborough Gallery, NY; “Random Order,” White Columns, NY; “In Heat,” Pierogi, NY; New Museum of Contemporary Art, NY; “Consolidated Works,” Seattle, WA; Soo Visual Arts, Minneapolis, MN; Art Center of South Florida, FL; Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta, GA; “Pierogi Presents,” Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA; “Writing on the Wall,” OH+T Gallery, Boston, MA; “Armory Show,” NY; Artforum Berlin (Pierogi), Berlin, Germany; “Detonation”, Anthology Film Archives, NY.


In 2004, he was a resident artist at the University of Central Florida where he made several prints and presented his work. His work was reproduced in the catalog for the Queens International show.

Recent reviews: The New Yorker, 2005; Art in America, 2005; Village Voice, 2006; Ken Johnson, the New York Times, Review of “Random Order,” June 2003; David Cohen, the New York Sun, Review of ”High and Inside,” June 2003, New York, NY; Christopher Millis, Boston Phoenix, Review of “Pierogi Presents,” May 17; Boston Globe, Review of “Pierogi Presents,” May 2003; Gregory Montreuil, Art Papers, Review of “Schemes Out,” April 2003; Time Out New York, Review, Listing of “Schemes Out,” December 15, 2002; John Hawk, Brooklyn Rail, Review of “Schemes Out,” Winter 2003.

works of art represented: to come