About the Artist:
Charles O'Neil is a full-time artist with a wide range of interests and a long affiliation with the Haliburton School of The Arts. With a background in drawing and painting, in the late 1990's he became interested in sculpting and three dimensional works. Using primarily metal wire, his work is now featured in galleries across Canada as well as internationally. Charles has earned a certificate in Artist Blacksmithing and a Diploma in Visual and Creative Arts from Fleming College's Haliburton School of The Arts. As a faculty member since 1997, he teaches several adult courses in wire sculpture, drawing, and design. Charles' work can be found in both private and corporate collections and includes work recently purchased by the federal government of Canada as gifts for international leaders. Public works can be viewed at Pearson International Airport's Terminal #3, The Design Firm of Southfield Michigan, the Stuart Wietzman Collection of New, York the Haliburton Sculpture Forest and Mt. Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario.
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