Catching up with… Grace O‘Connor

Royal Academy , November 20, 2014
Grace in her London Studio
 
From her studio in Southwark, the former RA Schools student Grace O’Connor describes how her experience at the Academy formed her future painting practice.

 

RA Schools alumna Grace O’Connor taught herself to paint in oils when she was 10 years old. Driven by her obsession with Victorian painters, in particular the artist Aubrey Beardsley, she left her hometown of Waterbury in Connecticut in 1993 and arrived in England, aged 16, to pursue her dream...

 

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