Grace O’Connor (b. 1977, Waterbury, Connecticut) lives and works in London. Graduated from MA Painting at the Royal Academy of Art (1999). Awards include being shortlisted for Jerwood drawing prize (2007); the Weiss Award for figurative painting (1999); the Royal Overseas League Travel Prize (1998); and the Leverhulme Scholarship (1996). Select solo exhibitions include One Day in June, Paul Stolper, London (2016); Trinkleyville, Paul Stolper, London (2009); The Waiting, Paul Stolper Gallery, London (2007); Gone Summer, Paul Stolper Gallery, London (2005); Long and Ryle, London (2003); Royal Over-Seas League, Edinburgh and London (2002); and Presence, Paton Gallery, London (2001). Select group exhibitions include Drawing Room Biennial 2015, The Drawing Room, London (2015); John Moores Prize, Liverpool (2014); Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London (2012); Music, Phillips de Pury, London (2010); and BP Portrait Awards, National Portrait Gallery, London (2006).
Last updated: 07.02.2019