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Margaret Berry

Margaret Berry

Profile Location
Lincoln , NE

Margaret grew up on a farm in Wahoo, Nebraska, received her BA from Creighton University and MA from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. A former executive director of the Lincoln Arts Council and former education director at the Lux Art Center, she is a studio artist and workshop leader based in Lincoln, Nebraska.

When a truck ran a red light in 2000 and collided with her vehicle, Margaret spent her recovery learning about encaustic wax methods from a library book. She quickly became a charter member of the International Encaustic Artists, served on its Board of Directors and curated national IEA exhibitons. She is also a member of the Encaustic Art Institute in Santa Fe.

As an artist-in-residence with the Nebraska Arts Council, Margaret has taught schoolchildren and established artists as well as the visually impaired and imprisoned. She has given her innovative Hot Wax/Cool Artâ„¢ workshops across the U.S. and was selected as the first artist-in-residence at Cornhusker Marriott Hotel. She has participated in juried shows in 17 states and been featured in magazines such as Encaustic Arts, Cloth Paper Scissors, and Southwest Airlines Spirit.

Mixed Media

Exhibitions Featuring this Artist

Margaret Berry
12/7/18 to 12/29/18
Multiple Mediums
Jim Aden
Kristine Allphin
Posey Bacopoulos
Shawn Teseo Ballarin
Margaret Berry
Ashley Buchanan
Larry Buller
Donna Burdic
Anne Burton
Elaine Buss
Neil Celani
Kelly Cook
Austin Coudriet
Lindsey Day
John Dennison
Amanda Durig
Robin Erfe
Lynette Fast
Allie Feezell
Belle-Pilar Fleming
Barbara Greving
Luke Huling
Mike Jabbur
Sarah Jentsch
Lauren Karle
Anthony Park Kascak
Josh Knutson
Brad Krieger
Margie Magnuson
Susan McGilvrey
Andrew McIntyre
Nicole McLaughlin
Bri Murphy
Kyle Nobles
Samantha Oliver
Sarah Olsen
Teddy Osei
Brent Pafford
Cathy Patterson
Sarah Rowe
Agnes Seebass
Chanakarn Semachai (Punch)
Annie Sinton
Susan Stark-Johnson
April Stevenson
Evan Stoler
Dan Terpstra
James Tingey
Lisa Truax
Sara Truman
Kat Wiese
Kate Marotz
Max Reis
11/5/21 to 12/24/21
Multiple Mediums

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