John Ahearn is an American sculptor who lives and works in New York City. He was a founding member of Collaborative Projects, Inc. and an organizer of the “Times Square Show” (1980). John Ahearn’s work alongside that of his long-time collaborator, Rigoberto Torres, was the subject of a survey exhibition, “South Bronx Hall of Fame”, organized by the Contemporary Arts Center, Houston in 1991 which traveled to museums in Europe and North America. The artists also executed several outdoor murals in the Bronx, New York; and collaborated on public projects and exhibitions in all over the world. In May 2012, John Ahearn participated in the special projects section of the Frieze Art Fair on Randall’s Island, where he presented a reconstruction of his legendary 1979 exhibition at Fashion Moda, “South Bronx Hall of Fame”. He is currently represented by Alexander and Bonin Gallery.