Connaught Cullen grew up in Clyde, Ohio, worked at Whirlpool Corporation for 30 years, then had a mid-life crisis and became an artist. She received a BFA from Bowling Green State University and an MA-Studio from Eastern Michigan University. She currently resides in Athens, Ohio while pursuing an MFA in the Painting + Drawing department at Ohio University. Connaught currently works with acrylic and oil in her paintings. Utilizing imagery from the woods where she takes her daily walks and geometric configurations pulled from her memories of factory layouts, she examines the relationship between man and nature.