EDUCATION

Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia
Masters of Fine Art, Photography

Point Park University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Bachelors of Fine Art, Photography

American University of Rome, Rome, Italy


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

In the Presence of a Moment, UnSmoke Systems Artspace, Braddock, PA, 2018
This Is Me Crying, Tapps Arts Center, Columbia, SC, 2017
I'm Trying To Tell You, Jepson Center for the Arts, Savannah, GA, 2017
Gestures of Persistence, FAB Gallery, Orangeburg, SC, 2017
Gestures of Persistence, Non-Fiction Gallery, Savannah, GA, 2015

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

ArtFields Extended, Columbia, SC, 2019
ArtFields,
Lake City, SC, 2019
Faculty Exhibition,
FAB Gallery, Orangeburg, SC, 2019
EPIPHANIES: Art, Image & Idea,
IP Stanback Museum, Orangeburg, SC, 2018
Figure Out,
Tapps Arts Center, Columbia, SC, 2018
Complementary, Greensburg Art Center, Greensburg, PA, 2018
Artfields, 
Lake City, SC, 2018
Resistence, Reform and Reasoning: The Orangeburg Massacre and Its Aftermath, 50 Years Later, IP Stanback Museum, Orangeburg, SC, 2018
Art, Identity & Reasoning, 
IP Stanback Museum, Orangeburg, SC, 2017
Look Here, Welmont Gallery, Savannah, GA, 2016
American Vices, Non-Fiction Gallery, Savannah, GA, 2016
Persona, 
Alexander Hall Gallery, Savannah, GA, 2016
Silver and Ink, Gutstein Gallery, Savannah, GA, 2015
DeFine Art, 
Alexander Hall Gallery, Savannah, GA, 2014
Immediate Surroundings, Gutstein Gallery, Savannah, GA, 2014
BFA Senior Thesis Exhibition, 
Rocking Horse Artspace, Pittsburgh, PA, 2013
Windows and Mirrors, Lawrence Hall Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA, 2013


EXHIBITIONS CURATED

Being Black: Exposed, A Senior Exhibition by TiAnna Dawson, William Ellis, Jada Jackson and Patrick Jones, FAB Gallery, Orangeburg, SC, 2019
V.A.P. Faculty Exhibition,
FAB Gallery, Orangeburg, SC 2019
r/nosleep,
by Finn Schult, FAB Gallery, Orangeburg, SC 2019
Garden of Life,
A Senior Exhibition by Alexis Z. Stokes, FAB Gallery, Orangeburg, SC, 2019
build,
by Heather MacRae, FAB Gallery, Orangeburg, SC, 2018
La Petite Mort, 
by Sarah Horan, FAB Gallery, Orangeburg, SC, 2018
Coming Soon,
in Collaboration with Claflin University’s Museum and Exhibition’s Class, FAB Gallery, Orangeburg, SC, 2018
An Identity Enslaved: Past and Present,
A Senior Exhibition by Howard Allen, Jaquez Hill, Shavon Jackson and Zaire McPhearson, FAB Gallery, Orangeburg, SC, 2018
Cotton Culture,
by Winston Kennedy, FAB Gallery, Orangeburg, SC, 2018
Paint'n 4 Love, by Patro Ulmer, FAB Gallery, Orangeburg, SC, 2018
Are We All Here?,
by Alexander Thierry, FAB Gallery, Orangeburg, SC, 2018
The Ugly Truth,
by Demetrius Simillien, FAB Gallery, Orangeburg, SC, 2018
In Her Image, 
A Senior Exhibition by Shanavia McFadden, FAB Gallery, Orangeburg, SC, 2017
Belonging, 
by Susan Smith, FAB Gallery, Orangeburg, SC, 2017
Interwoven, 
by Mahera Khaleque, FAB Gallery, Orangeburg, SC, 2017
Midlands 3P, 
A Group Exhibition by Brenda Faison, Raishad Glover and Habibur Rahman, FAB Gallery, Orangeburg, SC, 2017
Memento, 
by Ashley Jones, FAB Gallery, Orangeburg, SC, 2017
Handle With Care?, 
A Senior Exhibition by Denisha Bond, Antwone Dixson, Shakeethia Mobley and Santez Tucker, FAB Gallery, Orangeburg, SC, 2017


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Assistant Professor of Art — South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC

Art Exhibition Techniques (ARTH 315), Fall 2018
Motion Graphics & 2-D Animation (ARTS 335), Fall 2018
Art Appreciation (online) (ART 250), Summer 2018
Digital Video (ARTS 423), Spring 2018
Art Exhibition Techniques (ARTH 315), Spring 2018
Independent Study in Art (ARTS 440), Fall 2017
Motion Graphics & 2-D Animation (ARTS 335), Fall 2017
Art Exhibition Techniques (ARTH 315), Fall 2017

Adjunct Faculty — South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC

Art Appreciation (online) (ART 250), Summer 2017
Digital Video (ARTS 423), Spring 2017

Adjunct Faculty — Denmark Technical College, Denmark, SC

Art History & Appreciation (online) (ART 101), Fall 2018

Teaching Assistant — Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

Digital Video Media Technique (PHOT 419), Spring 2015
The History of Photography II (PHOT 240), Fall 2014


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Gallery Curator/Manager - FAB Gallery
South Carolina State University, SC 29115 - January 2017 - Present

Studio Technician - Fine Arts Building
South Carolina State University, SC 29115 - January 2017 - Present

Member of NASAD Re-Accreditation Committee
South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC 29115, 2017

Artist Assistant - Long Road Projects Artist Residency Program
Jacksonville, FL 32205, founded by Aaron Levi and Stevie Covart Garvey, February 2016 - Present

Gallery Assistant - Randall Scott Projects
Baltimore, MD 21201, as part of Miami Project during Art Basel Miami, 2015

Museum Docent - Savannah College of Art and Design Museum of Art
Savannah, GA 31401, 2014-15

Curatorial Internship - The Vasa Project
Online media studies workshop, 2012

Commercial Studio Internship - Walsh Photography
Pittsburgh, PA 15222, 2012


VISITING ARTIST EXPERIENCE

Artist Lecture/Presentation

Museum After Hours, IP Stanback Museum, South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC 29115, 2017
I’m Trying to Tell You,
Jepson Center for the Arts, Savannah, GA, 31401, 2017
Photography II Class - South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC 29115, 2017
Digital Media I Class - South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC 29115, 2017
Contemporary Art Class - Anderson University, Anderson, SC 29621, 2017
Photography I Class - Limestone College, Gaffney, SC 29340, 2016
Art Appreciation Class - Limestone College, Gaffney, SC 29340, 2016
Graduate Critique Class - Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA 31401, 2015

Individual Student Portfolio Reviews

Limestone College, Gaffney, SC 29340, 2016


PRESENTATIONS

Video Documentaries

SCSU Freshman Orientation Videos, Commissioned by the Office of Student Retention, South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC 29115, 2017
Presidential Installation Ceremony 'Preserving our Heritage: Embracing Our Future', Commissioned by the Office of the President, South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC 29115, 2017
12th International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, presented by L. Rech, in accompaniment with paper, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana Champaign, IL 61801, 2017
1st GTP Symposium on Early Childhood, 
presented by L. Rech, in accompaniment with paper, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, 2017


BIBLIOGRAPHY

Todd Schroeder, "Maggie Mullin O'Hara - I'm Trying To Tell You," ArtPulse Magazine, January 31, 2018. http://artpulsemagazine.com/maggie-mullin-o'hara-i'm-truing-to-tell-you

Emilie Kefalas, "Jepson Center Presents SCAD Alumna's Multimedia Work," SCAD District, August 9, 2017. http://scaddistrict.com/2017/08/09/jepson-center-presents-scad-alumnas-multimedia-work/

Kim Wade, "SCAD Alumna Combines Multiple Mediums to Test New Artistic Concept," Do Savannah, July 26, 2017. https://www.dosavannah.com/article/wed-07262017-1553/scad-alumna-combines-multiple-mediums-test-new-artistic-concept

Rachael Flora, "5 Questions With: Maggie Mullin O'Hara," Connect Savannah, July 26, 2017. https://www.connectsavannah.com/savannah/5-questions-with-maggie-mullin-ohara/Content?oid=5227864

Michelle Guash, "Top 10 Art Shows of 2015," Savannah Art Informer, December 27, 2015. http://savannahartinformer.org/reviews/top-10-art-shows-of-2015/

Kayla Goggin, "Review: Maggie O'Hara's "Gestures of Persistence"," Savannah Art Informer, October 11, 2015. http://savannahartinformer.org/sai-what/review-maggie-oharas-gestures-of-persistence/


AWARDS/SCHOLARSHIPS

Student Incentive Scholarship, 2014-15
Savannah College of Art and Design

Honors Grad Scholarship, 2014-15
Savannah College of Art and Design

School of Communications Academic Scholarship, 2009-13
Point Park University

School of Communications Departmental Scholarship, 2009-13
Point Park University


PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

College Art Association (CAA), New York, NY
Society for Photographic Education (SPE), Cleveland, OH