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John Cyril O`Connor

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Sculptor John Cyril O`Connor
John Cyril O`Connor

About John Cyril O`Connor

John Cyril O`Connor`s Description. states that living and working as a sculptor is both fascinating and absorbing, opening his ideas to the questioning of human life which helps him to draw upon his own inner knowledge, the driving force behind his work. He believes art is a journey within us and sometimes you get an answer and sometimes it`s just a journey. He studied at the Art Academy in London where he is now resident artist. He has also worked on a number of commissions and exhibited around the UK.

Exhibition History of John Cyril O`Connor

John Cyril O`Connor
London Mall Galleries - 2001
Affordable Art Fair Battersea - 2002
Art in Action Oxford 2002, 2003 and 2005
Mill Dene Gardens, Gloucestershire - 2004
Chelsea Flower Show - 2015
Hamptin Court Palace - 2015
Riverhil Himilayan Gardens, Kent - 2015
Chelsea Flower Show - 2014
Hereford Cathedral - 2014
Hamptin Court Palace - 2015
Chelsea Flower Show - 2015
Riverhil Himilayan Gardens, Kent - 2015

Biography / CV of John Cyril O`Connor

John Cyril O`Connor studied at the Art Academy in London as sculpture Apprentice and then resident Artist and Tutor, and at the studios of Edwin Russell and Lorne McKean.

Freelance art/design and installation work for Tussauds, Virgin, Sony, Guinness, First Leisure, Alton Towers, Shish restaurants and freelance sculpture work.

Artist Statement of John Cyril O`Connor

John Cyril O`Connor`s Personal statement
Sculpture to me is a way of questioning and expressing my inner self. This is the driving force behind my work.

I believe that art is a journey within outselves and some times you get the answer and some times its just a journey.

I would like people to view my work and learn and experience as much about life as I do.

Acquisitions / Collections of work by John Cyril O`Connor

John Cyril O`Connor`s Commissions:-

Recently gained life size bronze of Christopher Marlowe London for St. Nicholas Church and the Marlowe Society life size bronze dancing figure commissioned for a Cruise Liner.

Life size bronzes of Julie Andrews and Christopher Plumber commissioned for a cruise liner.

Work on 7ft sculpture of Minerva for Minerva Property Company for their new headquarters in Wigmore Street, London.

2ft commissioned Shell Emblem for reception of St. James Independent School of Gils Olympia, London.

Reviews of work by John Cyril O`Connor

"Our emotional state of being is reflected in the physical, johns work demonstrates this beautifully"

"Johnís sculptures are beautiful, inspiring and thought provoking."

"John`s works often evoke a quiet and meditative atmosphere where the viewer is granted a space of self-reflection."

Public Works of John Cyril O`Connor

John Cyril O`Connor`s Public Works
Recent edition sculpture work includes:-

Star gazer installation of Art in Action.

Orange juice the Orang-u-tan.

The Running Elephant

The Darkest time of night before the sun arises.

Qualifications / Education of John Cyril O`Connor

Sculpture Academy, London Bridge

Publications / Media / Bibliography of John Cyril O`Connor

Garden Design Magazine, 2014
ProLandscaper Magazine, 2014

Price Range of Work

John Cyril O`Connor's work has a price range from £5,000 to £5,500

Mediums utilised

John Cyril O`Connor's work is found in the following materials:

Artwork Categorised

John Cyril O`Connor's work is found in the following categories on site:
Garden Or Yard / Outside and Outdoor Sculptures (2)
Nudes / Male Sculpture
Humorous Witty Amusing Lighthearted Fun Jolly Whimsical Sculptures Statues statuettes figurines
Human Form: Abstract Sculptures
Stylized People Sculptures
Human Figurative Sculptures
Figurative Abstract Modern or Contemporary Sculptures Statues statuary statuettes figurines
Male Men Youths Masculine Statues Sculptures statuettes figurines
Reserved Reticent Aloof Withdrawn Introspective Calm sculpture statue statuette
Abstract Contemporary or Modern Outdoor Outside Exterior Garden / Yard Sculptures Statues statuary

ArtParkS Sculpture Park Yearly exhibitions

John Cyril O`Connor's work has been exhibited at the following yearly exhibitions held at the ArtParkS sculpture park:
2013 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
2007 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
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