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animator , artist , educator

Kenneth Robert O'Connell, American artist, animator, educator. Member Foundation Art, Theory and Education, Association for Computer Machinery/Special Interest Group on Graphics and Interactive Techniques, College ARt Association, National Council Art Administrators, Society for Animation Studies.

Background

O'Connell, Kenneth Robert was born on January 22, 1945 in Ogden, Utah, United States. Son of Daniel D. and Virginia N. (Kyle) O'C.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Art Education, University Oregon, 1966. Master of Fine Arts in Graphic Design with honors, University Oregon, 1972.

Career

Member of faculty, Treasure Valley Community College, Ontario, Oregon, 1973-1978;chair department art, Treasure Valley Community College, Ontario, Oregon, 1975-1978;adjunct faculty (multi-image), Goddard College, Plainfield, Vermont, 1980-1981;assistant professor fine and applied arts, U. Oregon, Eugene, 1978-1982;associate professor, head fine and applied arts, U. Oregon, Eugene, 1983-1991;professor, head fine and applied arts, U. Oregon, Eugene, 1991-1996;professor, director fine arts department, International Media Design Laboratory, since 1996. Visiting faculty in film, animation, photography Evergreen State College, Olympia, Washington, 1976. Art gallery chair Special Interest Group on Graphics and Interactive Techniques 95 Conference, 1994-1995.

Consultant, workshop facilitator, lecturer, presenter in field.

Works

Membership

Member Foundation Art, Theory and Education, Association for Computer Machinery/Special Interest Group on Graphics and Interactive Techniques, College ARt Association, National Council Art Administrators, Society for Animation Studies.

Connections

Married Gwyneth P. Jones, June 21, 1969. Children: Anneka, Marlika, Sean.

father:
Daniel D. O'C.

mother:
Virginia N. (Kyle) O'C.

spouse:
Gwyneth P. Jones

children:
Anneka O'Connell

Marlika O'Connell

Sean O'Connell