Vic O’Connor was an Australian artist born in Melbourne, 1918. He is a renowned social realist painter, printmaker and drawer. The subject of O’Connor’s work is genre and landscape. His use of social commentary and realistic renditions of Australian life capture the shared social purpose and humanist spirit typical of the post-war period in Melbourne and Australian history.
O’Connor’s work is held in collections within Australia including the National Gallery of Australia as well as various State and Regional Galleries.