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Tom O’Connell, Cambridge MA Telephone: (617) 241-8564

EDUCATION:
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston MA
BFA 1982

COMMISSIONS
Janus Busts k. Herm Pedestals (concrete sculptures): Tower Hill Botanical Gardens, Boylston, MA (2001).
Private homes (blown glass chandeliers): Newton, Weston, and Winchester, MA (2002).

“Amanda’s Flower” (cast concrete countertop with glass & metal inlays): Amanda’s Bower’s, Brighton, MA (2002).

Venetian Wine Bar (custom cast concrete): Bistro 5, W. Medford, MA (2002).

Chandeliers (blown glass and metal): cast concrete bar top, interior design (cast concrete): Azafran, Winchester, MA (2001).

a “Postmodern Bathroom”: cast concrete floor and wall tiles clad the entire bath and steam room area. Private Residence, Harbor Towers, Boston, MA (2000).

Solstice Obelisk fountain (cast concrete with metal & glass inlays): Tower Hill Botanical Gardens, Boylston, MA (2000).

“Silver and Gold” (glass and metal) breadbaskets, Aura Restaurant, Seaport Hotel, Boston, MA (1999).

Vineyard Benches (cast concrete with reliefs and inlays), Private estate, Martha’s Vineyard, MA (1998).

Oyster Bar (concrete sculpture) and lighting artist (blown glass and metal chandeliers), East Coast Grill, Cambridge, MA (1997).

“Celtic Weave” (window sculpture) Michael Sherlock’s Pub, Boston, MA (1997).
“Nantucket Wave” (glass sculpture) Graham Gund residence, Nantucket, MA (1996).
Lighting, cast concrete floor tiles, prints, interior design: Chez Henri, Cambridge, MA (1996).
“Crab Table” (cast concrete): Chris Schlessinger residence, Westport, MA (1996).

“Sea Anemone” (breadbaskets) and “Global Muses” (cast glass sculpture) Providence Restaurant, Brookline, MA (1995).

“Kitchen Garden Slab” (cast concrete countertop with reliefs and inlays): Lydia Shire residence, Weston, MA (1994).

“Henry’s Court” (patio mural) private residence, Charlestown, MA (1994).

“Susie’s Offerings” (window sculpture) Macrina Restaurant, Seattle, WA (1993).

“Eastern Bounty” (window sculpture) Vida Restaurant, Los Angeles, CA (1993).

“Biba Puzzle” (cast concrete mosiac floor) Biba Restaurant, Boston, MA (1993).

“Medallion” (cast concrete mosaic floor) Olive’s Restaurant, Charlestown, MA (1992).

“Waterfall” (courtyard fountain): Blue Room Restaurant, Cambridge, MA (1992).

“Hearth” (mantelpiece): Sue Regis residence, Boston, MA (1992).

EXHIBITIONS

Berta Walker Gallery, Provincetown MA (1994-present)
“Indoor/Outdoor” Art (concrete sculpture, fountains and wall pieces)

234 Gallery, Wellfleet, MA
“Ancient Associations (1993)
“Sitting” (1994)
“Gallelio’s Trial” (1998)
“Cape Cod Shipwrecks” (2000)
“Chess Pieces” (2001)

Artist’s Group of Charlestown
Art in the Park, City Square Park Charlestown (2000, 2001) Open Studios (1999, 2000, 2001, 2002)

Provincetgwn Art Association. Vrovincetown, MA (1996- 1997)

Cameo Appearances, NY, NY (1996) “Provincetown to NYC”

Bubba Mavis Gallery, Seattle, WA (1995) “East Coast/West Coast Observations”

Kia, Boston MA (1994) “New Functions”

Swan Gallery, Charlestown, MA (1993-1997)” Outdoor Works”

Charlestown Art Association, Charlestown MA (1993 – 1997) “Locals Only” exhibitions

Chandler Gallery, Wellfleet MA:
“Summer Garden Pets” (1989)
“Ironic Irony” (1988)

David Wright Gallery, Wellfleet MA (1985 – 1987) “Tom O’Connell: New Sculpture”

White Fat Man Shows. Cambridge MA (1986) “Bathroom”

North Gallery, Boston MA (1985)“My-oo Zeum: A Place to Muse” (MFA Thesis Show)

Symphony Hall, Boston MA (1985) “The Basement of the Symphony:

Carpenter Center, Harvard University Cambridge MA (1985) “Smart Art, New Work from New York”

55 Mercer Gallery, NY, NY (1985), “W Smart Art Too” curated by Joseph Masheck

Azuma Gallery, NY, NY (1984) “Fabrications: Glass”

The Basement Gallery, Boston MA (1984) “Group Invitational”

Matrix Gallery, Austin TX (1983) “Animals and Figures”

Huntington Galleries, WV (1980)

BENEFITS

Prov incetown AIDS Auction
Mass Art Auction
Edible Arts of Boston

PUBLICATIONS

Boston Globe (City Weekly, May 20, 2002) and Sunday Magazine, Home Style section
(March 5, 2000)

Boston Globe At Home: “Designs for Dining” Jan. 1998.

E. Whitaker et aL, Great Kitchens; At Home with America’s Top Chefs, 1999, The Taunton Press, Newtown CT. Metropolitan Home Sept/Oct. 1995.

Boston Globe Magazine, May 1995.

Cape Codder Arts, August 1988

Phoenix, State of the Art, April 1986.

The Coming Museum of Glass: New Ghss Review 5 (1984).

COLLECTIONS

Private & Public Collections throughout the U. S.

 

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