Patricia Terrell-O'Neal earned her MFA at the New York Academy of Art, NYC. She did her undergraduate studies at OCA(D), Toronto, Canada; Laguna Beach School of Art, CA., and Washington University, St. Louis, Mo. Works in studios in France, Mexico, and Santa Monica, where she currently resides.

Her work has been featured in many international solo exhibitions such as Karpeles Manuscript Museum, Santa Barbara, CA. and Pacific Cultural Foundation, Taipei, Taiwan. She is represented by Frank Pictures Gallery at Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA. where she had a solo exhibition titled Mary Shelley's Myth of Frankenstein.