Staff Show 2013: Lydia O’Connor

In this series, Young Artists Exhibitions Program Coordinator Emily Bray profiles participants in the 2013 James McLaughlin Memorial Staff Show.

Lydia O’Connor holds a Master of Philosophy in Film Theory from Trinity College Dublin. While she considers herself a great appreciator of art and the artistic process, this is her first foray into the creative side of the art world.

Staff Show 2013: Michelle Lisa Herman

Michelle Lisa Herman is an interdisciplinary artist who lives and works in Washington, DC. She graduated from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2008 with a BFA in general fine art and art history. Her work spans a variety of media, from abstract painting to interactive installation, often exploring ideas of communication and a desire for connection in the digital age.