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By Susan Salk on October 31, 2012
Sixth generation Irish blacksmith Tony O’Connor says he grew up “with a pencil in one hand and a hammer in the other.” His eye for equine beauty combined with his draftsmanship talent and skill, impelled him to study art in his native Ireland, and today, although the art of horse shoeing runs in his bloodlines, it is the poetry of painting that sustains him. In this weeks’ Clubhouse Q&A, O’Connor talks about his craft, inspiration and goals. Q: Please tell me about your background as an artist. Where did you receive your art training, and who are some of the […]