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Hugh O'Donnell, 2004, Washington Studio, Connecticut

1950 Born in London, England
1968-69 Foundation, University of the Arts London, Camberwell College of Arts, England
1969-72 B.A., University College Falmouth, Cornwall, England
1972-73 HDipAD, University of Central England, Birmingham, England
1973-74 Fellowship, University of Gloucestershire, England
1974-76 Fellowship, Japanese Monbusho Scholarship, Kyoto-Shiritsu Geijutsu Daigaku (Kyoto City University of Arts), Japan
1977-79 Thesis: "Monumental Screen Painting of the Japanese Momoyama Period," Royal College of Art, London
1978-87 Senior Lecturer in Fine Art, University of Brighton, School of Arts and Communication, England
1982 Lives and works in New York (7 months)
1985- Visiting critic and master class leader to art institutions and universities in England and America
1987 Moves to the United States of America. Lives and works in New York
1988 Origination of The Body Echo Project
1988-93 Faculty Member, New York Studio School of Painting, Drawing and Sculpture
1991 Moves to Connecticut. Lives and works in New Preston
1993- Establishes Hugh O'Donnell Workshops master class and residency program, Bantam (1993) and Washington Studio's (1995), Connecticut
1994- Establishes home and studio in Washington, Connecticut
1994-98 Created Imago Workshops studio arts program in drawing and painting for students age 8-18, Bantam Studio, Connecticut
1995-97 Adjunct Professor, Graduate School, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia
1996-98 Director, School of Visual Arts, College of Fine Arts, Boston University
1996- Professor of Painting, School of Visual Arts, College of Fine Arts, Boston University
1998- Professor of Photonics, Photonics Center, Boston University
2001 Collaborations Chief. Directed "Digicornucopia," a 40' collaborative digital print and an animation incorporating 2D, 3D, and animations created by participants, The Studio, Siggraph Digital Conference 2001, Los Angeles
2000-03 Research Fellowship, University of the Arts London, Chelsea College of Art & Design, England

Chair of Undergraduate Painting, School of Visual Arts, College of Fine Arts, Boston University



The artist presently lives and works in Washington, Connecticut, and Boston, Massachusetts

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