Daniel O'Connor
Danny O Timeline


1963 Danny O born Daniel Curtin O'Connor in Lexington, MA.
1964 Has first birthday.
1966 Danny's First Drawing.
1968 Makes paper dog in kindergarten and falls in love with art.
1977 Makes illustrations for junior high school yearbook.
1979 Abandons high school social studies class for the art room.
1979 Studies independently with Jack Zichittella.
1980 Continues studies with Mr. Zichittella.
1981 Joins Navy as a photographers mate.
1982 Travels around the world on CV43, the USS Coral Sea.
1983 Makes illustrations and photographs for US Navy.
1984 Leaves ship to work for Comnavairlant as staff artist.
1986 Honorable Discharge / 4.0 Commendation, U.S. Navy
1987 Attends Boston University School of Fine Arts foundation program; accepted to Cooper Union School of Art, New York City. Meets poet/artist Scott Zieher and art dealer Kent Meuller, Milwaukee, WI.
1993 Lost and Found, Cooper Union, NYC; Circle of Young Artists, Caravan of Dreams, NYC; Drawings, 612, Brooklyn, NY
1994 10th Annual Portrait Show, Francesca Anderson Fine Art, Lexington, MA; Danny O art featured in the opening credits of hit TV sitcom Mad About You
1995 11th Annual Portrait Show, Francesca Anderson Fine Art, Lexington, MA; Paintings, Prints and Portraits, The Ford Showroom, Boston, MA
1996 12th Annual Portrait Show, Francesca Anderson Fine Art, Lexington, MA; Poetry, Prose and Paint, The Main Gallery / Big T Productions, Boston, MA
1997 Photoacoustics, The Main Gallery / Big T Productions, MA; 13th Annual Portrait Show, Francesca Anderson Fine Art, Lexington, MA; Artificio/Organica, The Artscape Gallery, Boston, MA
1998 Begins making collage portraits and illustrations.
1999 Out of the Box, The Little White Box Gallery, Boston, MA; On the Ball: The Sphere in Contemporary Art, DeCordova Museum & Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA; Christie’s at Chesterwood
2000 Virtual Circus, The Revolving Museum, Boston, MA; What’s the Big Idea?, Contemporary Artists Center, North Adams, MA; Duet, KM Art, Milwaukee, WI
2001 Joins Boxcar Media and moves to North Adams. Work featured at Norman Rockwell Museum; Ball Walk opens as part of Gameshow at MASS MoCA
2002 Prudential Skywalk features Greatest Hits from Boston to the Berkshires by Danny O.
2003 Commissioned by Tanglewood to create 2 lithographs, postcard images, the Jazz Festival shirt design and a set of notecards for the 2003 summer season.

Exhibits at both Art Expo and The Licensing show at the Javits Center in NYC.

Creates a performance/installation for the band Phish for their "IT" show In Limestone Maine.

"Fenway Double Header" is selected for the Base Ball Hall of Fame's 2003 Christmas catalog.

Deljou publishes a series of six posters worldwide.

Prints available for sale at www.bostondirtdogs.com

Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art acquires "Bat Mobile" original from Danny's Pedal Car series for their permanent collection.

2004 Danny is selected by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for a 5 year contract to create inductee collectables.

Fort Point, Boston commissions Danny O to create a rooftop mural for the Midway Artist Building entitled, "Ball Walk".

Selected by Canadian Office of Tourism to create 10x20 ft sculpture a summer exhibit in Toronto.

Signs exclusive contract with Wild Apple Graphics.

Wild Apple Graphics debuts 9 Danny O posters in Atlanta.

2005 Danny O meets artist Warren Kimbal.

K & Co. of Kansas City licenses collection of images for a line of children's scrapbooking items.

Danny O signs licensing agreement with New View that includes six tin signs and four small canvases. Items are available exclusively at Target Stores.

Bed, Bath, & Beyond chooses Danny O framed prints for their stores, nationwide.

Danny is selected for 375 Views of Boston A show celebrating the 375th birthday of the City of Boston.

Danny receives Berkshire Chamber of Commerce Artist Award.

Selected for Christie's Auction at the Chesterwood Museum for Summer 2005.

Pedal car prints appear in ABC's "Extreme Makeover Home Edition"

Signs contract with 3M to help promote Scotch brand products or the 75th Anniversary of Scotch Transparent Tape.

Upcoming Events:

Solo exhibit at the Museum of Comic & Cartoon Art NYC, "Archie Virtue"

Statue of Liberty Print selected to appear in "Click" the new Adam Sandler/Christopher Walken movie

Danny's First Drawing 1966
Danny's First Drawing 1966

Danny O and Saint Nick
Danny O and Saint Nick, 1967

Danny O on left with Brothers
Young Danny on left with brothers.

In the NAVY
Danny O accepts his honorable discharge from the NAVY.

Danny O today
Danny O today.

Green Racer
Pedal Cars

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