John O’Connell holds an MA from the Royal College of Art, London and a BA from the National College of Art, Dublin. He has been awarded several artists’ residencies and has exhibited widely both nationally and internationally, these include a fellowship in Location1 New York, SIM in Iceland, Stiftung Starke in Berlin and The Watermill with Robert Wilson in New York.
Barry’s works are in permanent collections at the Arts Council of Ireland, The Headlands Centre for the Arts ( San Francisco), Art Omi Collection, ( New York), NUIG Collection, Galway, Mayo & Dublin Council collections, the OPW and at the Centre de Art Contemporary, Malaga ESP. Barry teaches at Limerick School of Art and Design on the post grad and under grad programmes.
O’Connell’ work was most recently shown in IMMA as part of the exhibition Morph & Transform in 2016.
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