Christine O’Brien is a visual artist who combines acrylics, mixed media painting and collage to create abstract works inspired by patterns found in nature. She began her artistic career in 1997 as a graphic designer, creating print and online marketing materials for over 10 years. In 2007 she decided to focus solely on art, and has since participated in several solo and group shows and juried exhibitions. O’Brien received a B.S. in Public Relations and a minor in Graphic Design from Salem State College in 2001.