me in the middle with 2 of my brothers, painting the fence. :)     
Maureen O'Brien majored in illustration and design, receiving a BFA at Kendall College of Art and Design/Ferris State University in Michigan, and MFA at the Hartford Art School/University of Hartford in Connecticut. Working out of her home studio in Franklin, TN, she provides Illustration and design for corporate, editorial and advertising clients, specializing in stylized realism/humorous & conceptual as well as children's books & magazines in a variety of traditional, digital & mixed media. She is also an adjunct professor of illustration, graphic design & studio art foundations at area universities and art schools. 
Illustration scholarship and merit award from Society of Illustrators NY and merit awards from Steelcase Fine Art Exhibit and Society of Illustrators LA.
Partial Client List:
Kellogg Co, Nestle Foods., CRB, Inc, Charlesbridge Publishing, Thomas Nelson Publishing, Guideposts 4 Kids Magazine, Herman Miller, WORD Music, Baptist Hospital, Christian Woman Magazine, Nashville Chamber of Commerce, Baker Book House, Eerdmans Publishing, Kregel Kid Zone Children's books, Dalmatian Press, SCHUBI Lernmedien AG, Culture Magazine, Lifeway Publishing, Home Life Magazine, Mature Living Magazine, Broadman & Holman publishing.
Published Illustrated Books:
You See a Zoo, I See..., author Mike Downs, Charlesbridge Publishing
Willy The Panther Cat, author Jean Simmons
When You Grow Up & Get ... Single, author Stephanie Huffman
Babba And I Went Hunting Today, author Stacy Barton, Kregel Publishing
Koala Kid, Little Chick, Bunny Tale & Bear Baby, Boardbook Series,
Dalmatian Press
Once Upon A Time In Bethlehem, author Cindy Sterling, WORD Music.
Grandparent’s Brag Board, compiled by Judy Pregel & Robin Riley, Convention Press.
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