John O’Neill is an artist from the United Kingdom now based in Stavanger in Norway. He works outdoors, in his private studio and is part of the collaborative ‘Salonish’ based at a studio called Space 2 in Stavanger. John has recently competed in the UK on Sky TVs Landscape Artist of the year 2019 and is resident artist at the International School Stavanger (ISS)

John works in a variety of mediums including oil, watercolour, acrylic block printing and pastel. Subjects are often landscape however portraits, cityscapes, still life and urban sketching are regular activities for him.


 John O’Neill after winning the wildcard place in heat 4 of Sky TV’s Landscape Artist of the Year 2019 in Plymouth UK (bottom) and at the Norwegian Landscape exhibition in 2019 (top).

John’s work has been exhibited in Norway and the United Kingdom, his paintings have been sold and commissioned worldwide. Paintings can be found in Norway, The United States, Australia, The United Kingdom, The Netherlands, South Africa and Canada.

John has a blog devoted to replacing the camera phone with mobile sketching equipment in order to give ownership and connection to the subject with the overall result being the creation of memories. Find the blog here 

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