Liam O’Connor is a Chicago based visual artist who has taught at The Academy since the fall of 2015. He grew up on a small suburban island near San Francisco, and received his BA from Lewis & Clark College and his MFA in Sculpture + Expanded Practice from The Ohio State University. Through sculpture, video, and photo­-based installation, his work explores the complexity of American-­Jewish identity, the Israel­ / Palestine conflict, and how we can access the divine through digital media. 

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