At a moment in 1970, when a model dropped her robe and stood naked in front of a class of wide-eyed eighteen year old art students, I found something in life I loved – the challenge to draw the living, breathing, continuously moving landscape of the human body. What started out as a challenge quickly became a passion. Ten years later, when I happened upon an artist’s dynamic pastels at a local exhibition, I knew I had discovered my medium.”
Margaret has lived in Atlanta, GA, since her family moved from New York in 1960. A Master Pastelist with the Pastel Society of America, Masters Circle in the International Association of Pastel Societies and award-winner in the American Impressionist Society, Margaret has been featured many times in The Pastel Journal , American Artist Magazine, International Artist Magazine, The Artist’s Magazine, Pastel Artist International, “How Did You Paint That? 100 Ways to Paint Figures” (2005; 2004), “Pastel Highlights 2” (2004) and “Pure Color: The Best of Pastels” (2006).