Neil was born in New York City in 1958, and grew up in Dobbs Ferry N.Y. He graduated Cooper Union 1981, he worked in advertising for 12 years before returning to fine art. His mediums include drawing, painting, sculpture, photography and Photoshop.
He have had some wonderful teachers and mentors over the years; including Hans Haake, Stephen Rogers Peck, Robert Beverly Hale and D.C comic book artist Irv Novick who was a friend and neighbor.
His work has been seen in The Leslie Lohman Gallery and The Sacred Body Arts Gallery in N.Y.C, as well as the ICON gallery and the Ron Fowler Gallery in Provincetown M.A. He has also had his work exhibited at the The Edward Hopper House, and the Rockland Center for the Arts, both in Nyack N.Y. And the The Blue Door Gallery in Yonkers N.Y. Most recently at the Up Stream Gallery in Dobbs Ferry, and The Katona Museum of Art; both in N.Y.