Margaret Berry

Margaret Berry

Artist
Profile Location
Lincoln , NE
Biography

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 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.

Medium
Mixed Media
 
 

Exhibitions Featuring this Artist

Margaret Berry
Dec
07
12/7/18 to 12/29/18
Multiple Mediums

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