Irene O’Connell

visual artist

public artist


spoken word artist

community organizer

nonviolent activist and educator

truth seeker



I am the youth empowerment program coordinator at the Resource Center for Nonviolence in Santa Cruz, CA.

I am an Outreach Specialist at Santa Cruz High School for Barrios Unidos in Santa Cruz, CA.

I paint, draw, and make prints.

Four custom paintings or murals, please contact me at