ARTIST PROFILE

Born 1981 in Maesteg, Wales, UK, currently living and working in Cardiff. Liam recently received his Masters with distinction, leading to him becoming one of Axis’s MAstars. Liam’s works are part of collections within the UK and internationally, including work in Standard Chartered Bank and The Cambrian Hotel, Adelboden. He has also exhibited widely including shows with the Times Watercolour prize, the Ryder Cup and the Royal Portrait Society.

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Liam Marc O’Connor

  • Liam Marc O'Connor

ARTIST INFORMATION

Born: 1981, Maesteg, Wales, UK
Education: 2009-2011 - MA (with distinction) Contemporary Dialogues, Swansea Metropolitan University, Wales
2000-2003 - BA (Hons) Fine Art, The Cardiff School of Art & Design, Wales

EXHIBITIONS

Solo Exhibitions

2012 - New Works, Denise Yapp Contemporary Art, Monmouth
2010 - New Works, Denise Yapp Contemporary Art, Monmouth
2009 - Portraits, Kooywood Gallery, Cardiff
2008 - 23 Portraits, Kooywood Gallery, Cardiff
2006 - 17 portraits, Yale College, Wrexham
2006 - Portraits, Kooywood Gallery, Cardiff
2005 - Girls and One Boy, Kooywood Gallery, Cardiff

Selected Group Exhibitions

2012 - Welsh Artist of the Year, St David’s Hall, Cardiff
2012 - Fresh Paint, Newport Museum and Art Gallery, Newport
2012 - On Performance, Cyfarthfa Castle Museum, Merthyr Tydfil
2011 - Contemporary Dialogues, Swansea Metropolitan University, Swansea
2010 - Being, December Lab (Vertical Cinema), High Street Arcade, Cardiff
2010 - On Performance, Theatr Clwyd, Mold
2010 - Ryder Cup, The Celtic Manor Resort, Newport
2010 - MA Group, Bath Fringe Festival, Bath
2010 - Royal Portrait Society, The Mall Galleries, London
2010 - MA & PG Contemporary Art Exhibition, Atkinson Gallery, Somerset
2009 - Christmas Show, Denise Yapp Contemporary Art, Monmouth
2009 - Welsh Artist of the Year, St David’s Hall, Cardiff
2009 - What is Crime, 198 Contemporary Arts, London
2008 - Christopher Holloway, Tim Freeman, Liam O’Connor, Bayart, Cardiff
2008 - If You Build It They Will Come, G39, Cardiff
2008 - Liam O’Connor & Jo Dixon, Denise Yapp Contemporary Art, Monmouth
2007 - University of Glamorgan Purchase Prize, Millennium Centre, Cardiff
2007 - Welsh Artist of the Year, St. David’s Hall, Cardiff
2006 - Sunday Times Watercolor Competition, The Mall Galleries, London
2006 - Welsh Artist of the Year, St David’s Hall, Cardiff
2006 - Lines and Strata, Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan
2006 - Wales Portrait Award 2, Welsh National Portrait Gallery, Denbighshire
2005 - Drawing the City, Bayart, Cardiff
2005 - Super 8 Show, G39, Cardiff
2005 - The New Magic Painting, Campbell’s of London, South Kensington
2005 - Wales Portrait Award 1, Bodelwyddan Castle, Rhyl
2004 - New Painters Show, Albany Gallery, Cardiff