Maureen Brodsky is an American artist from Saint Louis, MO.
Originally pursuing a graphics career, she served as art director at Irene Pasinski and Associates and worked at the Pittsburgh Animators. Following a move to Chicago, she began teaching at the College of Lake County and the Suburban Fine Arts Center. She served on the Illinois Citizens’ Commission for Arts Education.
Drawn by the landscape of her childhood, she returned to the Saint Louis area and has taught for the Saint Louis Art Museum and Saint Louis Community College. She has focused her studio work on painting and drawing flowers and other botanical subjects.
During this time, she has also illustrated 20 children’s books and has had her work added to the Children’s Illustrated Art Museum, Chesterfield, MO.
In 2021, she was accepted in the Watercolor USA National Exhibition at the Springfield Art Museum. Her recent botanical works were featured in a solo exhibition at Quincy University in October 2020. Maureen was featured as a March, 2020 Watercolor Ambassador of the week in Watercolor Weekly, a national watercolor e-newsletter.
In 2005, Carnegie-Mellon University's College of Fine Art selected one of Maureen’s paintings for the Centennial Exhibition honoring the 100th anniversary of the founding of the College and featuring distinguished alumni. In addition, her work has been shown at the Logan Center at the University of Chicago, Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, PA, and the Harlin Museum in West Plains, MO.
Carnegie-Mellon University School of Fine Art awarded her a B.F.A. In addition, she has studied at the Arts Students' League, New York. She is a member of the American Society of Botanical Artists and the Saint Louis Watercolor Society.