Mr. O'Brien spent the formative years of his life performing with his family in circuses throughout the United States, including the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus, Clyde Beatty Cole Bros Circus, and the Shrine Circus. When his parents retired from the stage and settled in Central Florida, Liam contin… Read More
Mr. O'Brien spent the formative years of his life performing with his family in circuses throughout the United States, including the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus, Clyde Beatty Cole Bros Circus, and the Shrine Circus. When his parents retired from the stage and settled in Central Florida, Liam continued to perform, but this time as a costumed character at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom.
For over ten years Mr. O'Brien worked as a scenic artist and painted sets and backdrops for various amusement parks, retail stores, and theaters. Select projects include: M&M Museum (Las Vegas, Nevada), Jurassic Park River Ride at Universal Studio's Islands of Adventure (Orlando, FL), Mouse Gears Emporium at Epcot Center (Orlando, FL), Houston Grand Opera's production of Salsipuedes (Houston, TX), and Bergdorf Goodman holiday windows on 5th Ave (New York, NY).
When Mr O'Brien moved to New York City, he traveled the world working with a number of gallery artists as a production manager. Artists include: Takashi Murakami, MR, Michael Riedel, and Mickalene Thomas.
In 2013 Liam decided to go back to what he learned in Chicago as a sign painter and begin making hand painted signs and murals for local businesses, homes, and galleries. Select clients include: The Brooklyn Museum, Sweetgreens, and Brooklyn Robot Foundry.
Mr O'Brien currently resides in Brooklyn, NY with his wife and daughter.
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