Christy O’Connor is an artist, curator, and arts advocate. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Visual Arts from Ramapo College of New Jersey, where she studied studio art, photography, and education. She has participated in professional development programs, including Creative
Capital at Artworks (Trenton, NJ). O’Connor is an interdisciplinary artist, whose work examines gender, feminism, cultural and social norms, politics, and history.
O’Connor works in a variety of media, including painting, sculpture, and textiles. Her work has been exhibited regionally, and is included in several private collections. O’Connor’s artwork has been exhibited at Warren Community College, Artworks (Trenton, NJ) Chashama (Matawan, NJ) Arthouse Productions (Jersey City, NJ), Plaxall Gallery (LIC, NY), and PhilaMoca, (Philadelphia, PA). Her work was featured in Indi Soleil Magazine in January, 2017. Solo exhibitions and installations include Dusklit (2016-2018), Treacherous Women (2018), Vacant Memories, Absent Dreams (2018), and Victim Shame, Body Blame (2020). Collaborations include Automaton and Lost Connections (2016) and Hallow (2018).
O’Connor has curated for the BSB Gallery in Trenton, NJ, since 2018. Prior, she curated pop-up art exhibitions throughout the state of New Jersey, designed window displays with The Atlantic Highlands Arts Council with regional area artists (2017-2019), and works as a special projects coordinator with the Monmouth Museum.