Ron O'Donnell

Scottish (born 1952)
Ron O'Donnell 'Constructed Narratives' 7. Woodland Animals III 1984 © RON O’DONNELL

Biography

Born 1952
Nationality Scottish

Ron O'Donnell was born in Stirling in 1952. He studied photography at Napier Polytechnic, Edinburgh and was a trainee photographer at Stirling University from 1970-6. He has exhibited widely in Britain and abroad. In his large colour prints of constructed installations he often uses recycled objects. His work contains witty comments on a range of current issues as well as academic and contemporary art.

Glossary terms

  • An art practice developed in the second half of the twentieth  century that broke away from the view of a sculpture as a singular object to be looked at. Instead, installation artists create an environment that may surround the viewer. Many are temporary or created for a particular location.