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Robyn O'Neil, Moon and clouds in the valley, 1873, 2020, Watercolor and graphite on paper, 15 x 22 3/4 in.

Robyn O'Neil, Moon and clouds in the valley, 1873, 2020, Watercolor and graphite on paper, 15 x 22 3/4 in.

Robyn O'Neil, (night sky made from) Torso of a Cat, 2020, Graphite and watercolor on paper, 12 1/4 x 14 in.

Robyn O'Neil, (night sky made from) Torso of a Cat, 2020, Graphite and watercolor on paper, 12 1/4 x 14 in.

Robyn O'Neil, Self-portrait for Lyall Watson, 2020, Watercolor and graphite on paper, 15 x 22 3/4 in.

Robyn O'Neil, Self-portrait for Lyall Watson, 2020, Watercolor and graphite on paper, 15 x 22 3/4 in.

Robyn O'Neil, Nocturne II, 2020, Graphite and watercolor on canvas, 7 1/4 x 11 7/8 in.

Robyn O'Neil, Nocturne II, 2020, Graphite and watercolor on canvas, 7 1/4 x 11 7/8 in.

Robyn O'Neil, An Unkindness (Triptych), 2019, Graphite, colored pencil and acrylic on paper, 72 x 72 (Center) in., 72 x 38 1/16 (LR) in., 75 3/8 x 75 3/8 (Center) in., 75 3/8 x 41 1/2 (LR) in. Frame

Robyn O'Neil, An Unkindness (Triptych), 2019, Graphite, colored pencil and acrylic on paper, 72 x 72 (Center) in., 72 x 38 1/16 (LR) in., 75 3/8 x 75 3/8 (Center) in., 75 3/8 x 41 1/2 (LR) in. Frame

Robyn O'Neil, Impression Soleil Levant, Yesterday, 2013-2018, Graphite and oil pastel on paper, 37 x 47 1/4 in. Sheet, 40 3/8 x 50 1/4 in. Frame

Robyn O'Neil, Impression Soleil Levant, Yesterday, 2013-2018, Graphite and oil pastel on paper, 37 x 47 1/4 in. Sheet, 40 3/8 x 50 1/4 in. Frame

Robyn O'Neil, Paul Benedict's Primary Battle (No Numbers), 2019, Graphite, colored pencil and acrylic on paper, 23 x 30 in. Sheet, 25 3/4 x 32 3/4 in. Frame

Robyn O'Neil, Paul Benedict's Primary Battle (No Numbers), 2019, Graphite, colored pencil and acrylic on paper, 23 x 30 in. Sheet, 25 3/4 x 32 3/4 in. Frame

Robyn O'Neil, 3136 Sheffield Street, 2018, Graphite and colored pencil on paper, 9 1/16 x 11 13/16 in. Sheet, 11 3/4 x 14 1/2 in. Frame

Robyn O'Neil, 3136 Sheffield Street, 2018, Graphite and colored pencil on paper, 9 1/16 x 11 13/16 in. Sheet, 11 3/4 x 14 1/2 in. Frame

Robyn O'Neil, Everybody Loves Something (even if it's only tortillas), 2017, Graphite on paper, 22 3/4 x 30 in. Sheet, 25 3/4 x 32 3/4 in. Frame

Robyn O'Neil, Everybody Loves Something (even if it's only tortillas), 2017, Graphite on paper, 22 3/4 x 30 in. Sheet, 25 3/4 x 32 3/4 in. Frame

Robyn O'Neil, The Mercy Quartet, 2016, Graphite on paper, 34 1/8 x 60 in. Sheet, 38 1/8 x 64 1/8 in. Frame

Robyn O'Neil, The Mercy Quartet, 2016, Graphite on paper, 34 1/8 x 60 in. Sheet, 38 1/8 x 64 1/8 in. Frame

Robyn O'Neil, The Everywhere Citadel, 2016, Graphite on paper, 38 1/2 x 60 1/4 in. Sheet, 42 1/4  x 64 1/4 in. Frame

Robyn O'Neil, The Everywhere Citadel, 2016, Graphite on paper, 38 1/2 x 60 1/4 in. Sheet, 42 1/4 x 64 1/4 in. Frame

Robyn O'Neil, Studies in Suffocation II, 2016, Graphite on paper, 60 1/4 x 66 3/16 in. Sheet, 65 x 71 1/8 in. Frame

Robyn O'Neil, Studies in Suffocation II, 2016, Graphite on paper, 60 1/4 x 66 3/16 in. Sheet, 65 x 71 1/8 in. Frame

Robyn O'Neil, The Husband Cathedral, 2016, Graphite on paper, 34 1/8 x 60 1/4 in. Sheet, 38 1/8 x 64 in. Frame

Robyn O'Neil, The Husband Cathedral, 2016, Graphite on paper, 34 1/8 x 60 1/4 in. Sheet, 38 1/8 x 64 in. Frame

Robyn O'Neil, The Occasional Witness, 2014, Graphite and oil pastel on paper, 8 5/8 x 13 1/8 in. Sheet; 10 3/4 x 15 1/4 in. Frame

Robyn O'Neil, The Occasional Witness, 2014, Graphite and oil pastel on paper, 8 5/8 x 13 1/8 in. Sheet; 10 3/4 x 15 1/4 in. Frame

Robyn O'Neil, The Unmoored, 2014, Graphite and oil pastel on paper, 13 5/8 x 14 15/16 in. Sheet, 15 3/4 x 17 1/16 in. Frame

Robyn O'Neil, The Unmoored, 2014, Graphite and oil pastel on paper, 13 5/8 x 14 15/16 in. Sheet, 15 3/4 x 17 1/16 in. Frame

Robyn O'Neil, Ascension, 2016, Graphite on paper, 22 3/4 x 30 in. Sheet, 25 3/4 x 32 3/4 in. Frame

Robyn O'Neil, Ascension, 2016, Graphite on paper, 22 3/4 x 30 in. Sheet, 25 3/4 x 32 3/4 in. Frame

Robyn O'Neil, Blind Grouping, 2011, Graphite/paper, 10 x 6 1/2 in.

Robyn O'Neil, Blind Grouping, 2011, Graphite/paper, 10 x 6 1/2 in.

Robyn O'Neil, Hell, 2011, Graphite on paper, 83 5/8 x 84 x 2 2/3 (C) in. Frame, 83 1/4 x 44 1/4 x 2 2/3 (LR) in. Frame

Robyn O'Neil, Hell, 2011, Graphite on paper, 83 5/8 x 84 x 2 2/3 (C) in. Frame, 83 1/4 x 44 1/4 x 2 2/3 (LR) in. Frame

Robyn O'Neil, Everything that stands will be at odds with its neighbor and everything that falls will perish without grace, 2003, Graphite on paper, 94 1/4 x 156 x 2 1/2 in.

Robyn O'Neil, Everything that stands will be at odds with its neighbor and everything that falls will perish without grace, 2003, Graphite on paper, 94 1/4 x 156 x 2 1/2 in.

Robyn O'Neil, A Song of So Many Beginnings, 2009, Graphite on paper, 67 x 67 x 2 3/4 in. Frame

Robyn O'Neil, A Song of So Many Beginnings, 2009, Graphite on paper, 67 x 67 x 2 3/4 in. Frame

Robyn O'Neil

Born in Omaha, NE, 1977
Werner Herzog's Rogue Film School, Los Angeles, CA, 2010
University of Illinois, Chicago, Graduate Studies in Fine Art, University Fellowship, 2001
Texas A&M University-Commerce, BFA, 2000
Kings College, London, England, British Studies, British Art and Architecture, 1997
Lives and Works in Washington State

ROBYN O’NEIL (b. 1977) creates works on paper whose monumental narratives straddle the line between comedy and tragedy. Her extensive oeuvre excavates memories and art historical references to populate large-scale graphite landscapes. In late 2019, O’Neil was honored with a mid-career retrospective, WE, THE MASSES, at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Her solo exhibitions include the Des Moines Center of Art; the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston; and the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA), Winston-Salem. Her work can be found in the permanent collections of the Dallas Museum of Art; Menil Collection, Houston; Philadelphia Museum of Art; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC, among others.

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