My name is Greg O’Connor, I'm an illustrator based in Diamond Creek, Melbourne, Australia.
My art has been exhibited and acquired by the City of Whittlesea for its cultural collection.
I'm a qualified, creative professional, experienced in graphic design, motion graphics and silkscreen printmaking.
I was (and still am in spirit) an original member of Australian band, Boom Crash Opera and have received ARIA Award nominations for ‘‘Best Australian Cover Artwork”.
After a career in graphic design (with a musical career running along side it), I'm now creating art inspired by my local surroundings.
Education and Training:
Associate Diploma Computer Aided Art and Design - RMIT, Melbourne
2-day masterclass with renowned contemporary Australian printmaker, G.W. Bot at the Baldessin Press & Studio, St. Andrews, Melbourne.
“Award of Excellence – Response to Theme”, City Of Whittlesea SOS exhibition.
'NIGHTSHIFT' acquired by the City Of Whittlesea for its Cultural Art Collection
Finalist, 'SOS' Art Exhibition, City of Whittlesea
Finalist, the inaugural Southern Buoy Studios Mornington Peninsula Landscape Prize
Finalist, Du Rietz Art Awards
Finalist, Lethbridge 20 000 Art Award
Finalist, 2019 WYNDHAM ART PRIZE, April1 - June 2
Finalist, 'RENEWAL', a Black Saturday Memorial Exhibition
Finalist, 'SEASONAL' Art Exhibition, City of Whittlesea, 2018
'PERFECT WEATHER TO FLY' acquired by the City Of Whittlesea for its Cultural Art Collection, Nov 28, 2018
Finalist, Lethbridge 10000 Art Prize 2018
Member of the collaborative RMIT exhibition: A CONCEIT (Invited to exhibit at the CC3 Conference, Loughborough University, England)
Nomination for Australian Recording Industry of Australia awards, “Best Album Cover Artwork”
Original member of Australian band, Boom Crash Opera. Keyboards, guitar.
Print Council of Australia
Australian Performing Right Association
Phonographic Performance Company of Australia Limited