Artist Maureen Shields was born and raised in Southern California. She earned a BFA in Drawing and Painting from California State University Long Beach and a MFA from New York University.
She makes mixed media works on wood that combine paint, collage, handmade stickers, gold leaf, and glitter. Her printed matter and source material range from vintage LIFE magazines from the 1950s to vintage Playboy magazines from the 1970s and 80s.
She has shown work from California to New York: The Bedford Gallery (CA), Collector (CA), Rare Device (CA), The AG Gallery (NY), Rosalux Gallery (MN), The Huntington Beach Art Center (CA), Swallow Gallery (CA), Studio Gallery (CA), Roy G Biv Gallery (OH), The Mushroom Gallery (NY), and 3rd Ward (NY). Her collage work was featured on the cover of Drink Me magazine in 2012.
Her work is on permanent view at Red Zebra Restaurant in Sleepy Hollow, NY. Her work is also part of the Capitol One Investing permanent collection in their San Francisco offices.
Maureen lives and works in San Francisco, California.