"Gravitational Oscillations", 11" x 14”, lithograph, screenprint, 2018
Originally from northeast Tennessee, Meghan O’Connor studied printmaking at East Tennessee State University, and then went on to earn an MFA at Clemson University. In the summers, she teaches workshops, such as printmaking for Tennessee State Governor’s School for the Arts; and, more recently, at Frogman's Print and Paper Workshop, at the University of Nebraska, Omaha. O'Connor is currently Associate Professor of Print Media at Wayne State College in Northeast Nebraska. She is a member of Southern Graphics Council International, Mid America Print Council, and FATE (Foundations in Art: Theory and Education).
O'Connor's work has been exhibited regionally, nationally and internationally. In addition to solo exhibitions, she has had work included in the Parkside National Small Print Exhibition in Kenosha, WI; Southern Graphics Council International Members Exhibition, Knoxville, TN; and A Curious Bestiary: Chimeras and Cryptozoology from American Printmakers at Davidson Galleries in Seattle, WA. Her work can be found in the collection of Columbia College in Chicago; Gippsland Centre for Art and Design in Australia; Limerick School of Art and Design in Ireland; Proyecto’ace Print Collection in Buenos Aires, and many other universities around the United States. She has completed artist residencies at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts’ Pentaculum, in Gatlinburg, TN; the Stonehouse Residency, in Miramonte, CA; and Arquetopia Foundation for Development in Puebla, Mexico.