Megan Heekin Triantafillou was born in Columbus, Ohio. She moved to Cincinnati in 1987. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Art Academy of Cincinnati in 2001. Megan paints at Essex Studios in Mt. Auburn. She believes that working in a creative environment helps to inspire her. Megan’s paintings are abstract, nonobjective representations of aspects relating to nature and spirituality. Megan uses atmospheric blending with straight color application to promote an interesting depth perspective in her works.