Painting by K. Christine O’Neill
Christine O’Neill is an artist whose land home is in Rock Hall, Md…..her floating home is the sailboat "FELIX"cruising the Chesapeake in the summer and sailing to the Bahamas in the winter. She has traveled extensively throughout the Caribbean, South America and the U.S. Many of her paintings are inspired by the places she has visited.
Christine is a member of the Annapolis Watercolor Club and exhibition director, a "Signature Member" of the Baltimore Watercolor Society, an associate member of the National Watercolor Society, and a former member of the Pen Women of America.
In the early 90’s she was awarded a painting/traveling sabbatical for 14 months and painted her way through a 2nd masters degree. Having earned degrees in Fine Arts and Education from MICA (Md. Institute College of Art) and Towson University, she taught art for many years in public schools and currently teaches private and small group painting lessons to adults and children. BFA, MED and 30 beyond.
Her paintings are created in oils, acrylics and watercolors; her paintings show that each of these mediums have their own characteristics, that help to create the right atmosphere or mood for a particular painting.
The effect of light and shadows continues to be a driving force in all of her paintings – whether still life or from foreign travel and life around the Chesapeake Bay.
K. Christine O’Neill