Oneida Hammond was born in Panama. She studied at the Academy of Art and continued her studies with many well-known art instructors from the United States.
Oneida has participated in numerous local and national exhibitions, earned many awards and has sold her works to collectors from five countries. She has been a teacher, in addition to being a full-time artist. Oneida moved to New York 12 years ago.
“I paint my surroundings and strive to provide the viewers with just enough suggestion and information, always respecting the characters of the subjects.”