Maureen O’Neill received her B.F.A. in Painting from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and her M.F.A. in Painting from the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, RI. While at RISD, she received the Award of Excellence for outstanding work as a graduate student and the Brown University Teaching Fellowship. O’Neill has exhibited her work extensively throughout the region and has recently developed workshops that focus on drawing and meditation. She is the Director of Exhibitions and Educational Programming for the Barton College Art Galleries and Assistant Professor of Art. She was the recipient of the Lincoln Financial Faculty Member of the Year Award in 2021.