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O'Connor ADRIFT:
In the Frozen World
Wagga Wagga Art Gallery

Figurative Line Drawing
HR Gallop Gallery, Charles Sturt University

ADRIFT
Wagga Wagga Art Gallery

ADRIFT
Wagga Wagga Art Gallery

ADRIFT
Wagga Wagga Art Gallery

Representations in Glass
Wagga Wagga Art Gallery

Representations in Glass
Wagga Wagga Art Gallery

Representations in Glass
Wagga Wagga Art Gallery

 

 

Publications

  • Clear Thinking – Australian glass artistry. May/June 1980. Belle. Australian Consolidated Press.
  • Glazed expression. November/December 1983. Belle. Australian Consolidated Press.
  • Stained Glass in Australia. Jenny Zimmer, 1984. Oxford University Press.
  • Our Glass Studio. Craft Australia. Winter 1985/2 pp 49, 50. Crafts Council of Australia.
  • Cultivating the Country: Living with the arts in regional Australia. Ed. Peter Timms & Robyn Christie, 1988. Oxford University Press.
  • Glass: A Contemporary Art. Dan Klein, 1989. Collins.
  • Australian Studio Glass: The Movement, Its Makers and Their Art. Noris Ioannou, 1995. Caftsman House.
  • National Art Glass Collection. From The Collection of the City Art Gallery Wagga. 1995. City Art Gallery Wagga Wagga.
  • The Story of Studio Glass. Ed. Finn Lynggaard, 1998. Rhodos.
  • Figurative Line Drawing. Dr. Neill Overton. Craft Arts International. No 45, 1999. P 86. Craft–Arts Pty Ltd.
  • O’Connor ADRIFT: In The Frozen World. Dr. Neill Overton. Craft Arts International. No 84, 2012. P 107. Craft- Arts Pty Ltd.

Selected Catalogues

  • With Care. Aus-Glass Show. Jam Factory Gallery. 1979.
  • Images Now. An exhibition by staff from Caulfield Institute of Technology, Melbourne Victoria. 1980.
  • With Care. Aus-Glass Show. Jam Factory Gallery. 1979.
  • Glass from Australia and New Zealand. Hessisches Landesmuseum, Darmstadt Germany. 1985.
  • The International Exhibition of Glass. Kanazawa, Japan. 1988.
  • Australian Glass “88”. Meat Market Craft Centre, Melbourne Victoria.
  • The International  Exhibition of Glass, Kanazawa, Japan. 1990
  • Art Glass from Australia. Touring exhibition, West Germany, Holland, France. 1990.
  • Beyond The Great Divide. Arts Council of NSW 50th Anniversary – Visual Arts Exhibition. City Art Gallery Wagga Wagga, NSW Australia 1996.
  • Faces and Figures. Contemporary Figurative Representation in Alberta. Art is Vital Gallery, Calgary Canada. 1997.
  • From Line to Life. Denis O’Connor Figurative Drawings. Wagga Wagga Regional Art Gallery. NSW, 1998.
  • From Line to Life. Denis O’Connor Figurative Drawings. Shepparton Regional Art Gallery. Victoria, 1999.
  • From Line to Life. Denis O’Connor Figurative Drawings. Grafton Regional Gallery, NSW, 2000.
  • Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award. Grafton Regional Gallery. 2000.
  • The Drawn Line. Survey Exhibition of drawing by Artists of the Albury Wodonga region. Albury Regional Art Gallery, NSW. 2000.
  • Albury Art Prize. Albury Regional Art Gallery. 2004.
  • Aaah… TAFE NSW Riverina Institute Arts & Media Staff Exhibition. Wagga Wagga Regional Art Gallery. 2004.
  • Country Energy Art Prize for Landscape Painting. Finalists Exhibition Goulburn Regional Art Gallery 2006.
  • Repercussions. Portraits and other Drawings. PhD work in progress. H.R.Gallop Gallery Charles Sturt University Wagga Wagga campus NSW. 2007.
  • Crossfire. Print and Glass. An exhibition exploring connections. Curated by Cath Bowdler. Wagga Wagga Regional Art Gallery, Wagga Wagga NSW. 2008.
  • Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award. Grafton Regional Art Gallery, Grafton NSW.2008
  • Text/Object. An exhibition of collaborative and inter-disciplinary works by staff of the School of Visual and Performing Arts, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga campus. NSW. Wagga  Wagga Regional Art Gallery, Wagga Wagga NSW.  2008.
  • Adrift: Denis O’Connor: Drawings, a twenty year survey. Wagga Wagga Art Gallery. NSW 2011.
  • Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award . Grafton Regional Art Gallery, Grafton NSW. 2014.
  • Genius LociCanberra Glassworks, Kingston ACT. 2018.

 

Selected Published Essays

  • An Unlikely Address. National Student Art Glass Prize catalogue, 2010. Wagga Wagga Art Gallery pub. pp.7 -10.
  • The Genesis of a Collection. Australian Signatures: The National Art Glass Collection. From the collection of Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, 2013. Wagga Wagga Art Gallery pub. pp 1-5.
  • Remembering Early Days of Studio Glass in Australia: The genesis of a collection. Why Wagga Wagga? The 16th Biennial Conference of the Australian Association of Glass Artists. Conference paper. 2013. pp 69-74.
  • Evidence in possession:. The formative years of Australian studio glass. Catalogue, Wagga Wagga Art Gallery. 2015.

 

Published Book

  • O’Connor, Denis. An Unlikely Address. A regional gallery and the genesis of a
    collection. Wagga Wagga Art Gallery.
    2018. Triple D pub.

 

 

 

 
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