DANIEL M. O’CONNELL
1450 North Street, Pittsfield, Ma. 01201 (413) 443-5275 Oconnellarts@verizon.net
Artist / Educator / Administrator
Artist - Curator - Educator K-14 - Fundraiser - Administration - Tech Support - Leadership
Management ( City of Pittsfield )
inconsistencies, achieving 100% passing rate on reviews by 8 administrations.
* Appointed Commissioner of Cultural Affairs under 6 mayoral administrations.
* Raised $ 3.4 million dollars to build and create programs in regional arts center.
Artistic Direction / Instruction ( City of Pittsfield )
Series and High School FM “ Arts and Education “ public radio programming.
Artistic Direction / Instruction ( Berkshire County Sheriff’s Department )
. Taught classes in Art Instruction to middle and high school students attending
Juvenile Resource Center. Coordinated mural painting and special event projects.
Volunteer Service, V.I.S.T.A. VOLUNTEER, City of Pittsfield, Ma. 1976, 1977
Artistic Direction / Administration, Berkshire Artisans, Pittsfield, Ma. 1978 – 2005
Elementary Teacher of Reading and Art, Hillcrest Ed Center, Lenox, Ma. 2005 –2006
Teacher / Muralist, Berkshire County Sheriff’s Dept., Pittsfield, Ma. 2007- 2012
EDUCATION & TRAINING
Degrees, B.F.A. ( Painting ) University of Iowa, Iowa City, Ia. 1972
M.A. ( Art / Education ) University of Iowa, Iowa City, Ia. 1975
Selected to exhibit as part of Curated Exhibition. Mass MoCA, North Adams,Ma. 2012