Originally born in Queensland, Margaret now lives in Coburg, Melbourne, Victoria.

EDUCATION

Day workshop learning how to make a rag-rug.

    • 1996 — Graduated Diploma Graphic Communication, Melbourne University
    • 1992 — Bachelor of Education Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL), La Trobe University
    • 1985 — Bachelor of Education / Arts & Crafts, Melbourne University
    • Box Hill TAFE
    • Education Reform Association (ERA)

 

NOW

Free-hand cutting weathering steel in my workshop.

I am now a practicing artist working from my home studio creating metal artwork in weathering steel COR-TEN steel with a ‘hand-held plasma cutter’ to enhance your garden or decorate your home. I sell through markets, nurseries and galleries and commission work for you.

Please contact me if you wish to discuss matters further through the CONTACT page.

EXHIBITIONS

      • Christmas Exhibition Bolin Bolin Gallery, Bulleen 2018
      • Melbourne Teapot Exhibition Stonehouse Gallery, Warrandyte 2018
      • ‘Birds of a Feather’ Stonehouse Gallery, Warrandyte
      • SmallWorks Brunswick Street Gallery, Fitzroy 2018
      • Christmas Exhibition Bolin Bolin Gallery, Bulleen 2017
      • ‘TWO SPIRITS’ Bolin Bolin Gallery, Bulleen 2017
      • ‘Small Works’ Brunswick Street Gallery, Fitzroy 2017
      • ‘HORIZONS’ Red Tree Gallery, Jindivick 2017
      • ’40 x 40 Smallworks’, Brunswick Street Gallery, Fitzroy
      • ‘Factivism’, Counihan Gallery, Brunswick 2016,
      • ‘The Light and The Dark Show’ Red Tree Gallery, Jindivick 2016
      • Annual group exhibition Women’s Salon now Moreland Summer Show, Counihan Gallery, Brunswick 2015
      • ‘Quadrant Summer II’, Quadrant Gallery, Hawthorn 2014
      • ‘Current Tendencies’, Moreland Summer Show, Counihan Gallery, Brunswick 2014
      • ‘Speak Out’ Moreland Summer Show, Counihan Gallery, Brunswick 2013
      • Jindivick Sculpture Show Jindivick, 2012
      • Moreland Summer Show, Counihan Gallery, Brunswick 2005-2011
      • ‘Six Secrets’ Fitzroy Gallery, Fitzroy 2006
      • Women’s Salon, Counihan Gallery, Brunswick 2001-2005
      • ‘WOMEN’ Mechanics Institute Gallery, Brunswick 1994-1999
      • ‘Linden Postcard Show’, Linden Gallery, St Kilda 1984

COMMISSIONS

    • Commissioned to illustrated & adapt ‘A Children’s Story About Easter’ for St Paul’s Anglican Church, Canterbury, 2019
    • Commissioned to create seven weathering steel signs, Burke and Wills Winery, Folk Festival 2019
    • Artist in Residence, Carey Baptist Grammar School – Kew Campus 2018
    • Lyrebird Wall Panel, Sassafras Tavern, Sassafras 2018
    • Celtic Cross Melbourne for a family grave-site 2018
    • Commissioned to design & install World War 1 Centenary Anniversary Memorial Gates, Coburg Primary School 2017
    • Commissioned to design & paint six exterior mural panels for Dream Stitches children’s play area
    • Commissioned to design & paint Paschal candle for St Paul’s Anglican Church, Canterbury 2016, 2017 and 2018
    • Coordinated children’s project of making a large jigsaw puzzle of ‘The Lord’s Pray’ for St Paul’s Anglican Church, Canterbury, 2017
    • Mosaic memorial commissions for people’s pets
    • Mosaic commissions for interior plagues St Faith’s Church Burwood
    • Mosaic commissions for interior surrounds of a fireplace