Robert O’Connor has been a practicing artist for over 20 years. He studied at The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, The Art Students League of New York, the National Academy and received his MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts. He has taught at The Cooper Union, the State University of New York- Rockland and at the Shore Institute of Contemporary Arts. He also served as Exhibition Coordinator at Vermont College from 2010 to 2012. He has shown his paintings, prints and videos nationally and internationally including at New York Studio Gallery.
He is the Creative Director and Founder of FilmOneFest. He is actively involved in his local community where he works to foster the arts and support cultural and economic development.