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Amy O'Neill

  • Lecturer, Painting & Drawing
  • Lecturer, First Year Program


MFA, Painting & Drawing, UW-Milwaukee


The work of Amy O’Neill investigates the intersections and balances between community and isolation, and the collaborative effort to build and maintain shared commonalities. Her paintings explore the invisible structures that support, improve, or divide specific communities. Her work has been included in juried and invitational exhibitions in New York, Boston, St. Louis, Nashville, South Bend, IN, and Los Angeles. Locally, her work has been exhibited by the Portrait Society Gallery, Milwaukee Art Museum, and the Charles Allis Art Museum. 

Amy O’Neill received her BFA in Visual Art in 1998 and her MFA in Painting in 2004 from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.  She is currently an instructor at UWM in Painting + Drawing and First Year Programs. Previously, O’Neill taught at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design and Fisher College in Boston.  

Recent Work

Brian Amy-O'Neill RECENT WORK
Brian, 22″x18″, oil on canvas
Sara Amy-O'Neill RECENT WORK
Sara, 22″x18″, oil on canvas
Bradford Amy-O'Neill RECENT WORK
Bradford, 22″x18″, oil on canvas
Serita Amy-O'Neill RECENT WORK
Serita, 22″x18″, oil on canvas