Art by: Margaret Martin


Born in Buffalo, NY, Margaret resides and maintains a studio in Buffalo. She is a Boston University graduate, B.F.A., and the recipient of many national awards. A former graphic designer and advertising art director, she is presently a full-time painter as well as an invited guest instructor for North American watercolor seminars.

She also juries national and regional exhibitions and is the author of No More Wishy-Washy Watercolor, published by North Light Books. Margaret is a signature member of American Watercolor Society, National Watercolor Society, Midwest Watercolor Society, Knickerbocker Artists USA, among others.

Many of her works are included in corporate, public and private collections including the Taiwan Art Institute Museum and Universal Studios featured her "Urban Tapestry" painting in their "Bruce Almighty" movie.

Listed in Who's Who in American Art, her work has been included in numerous books and publications including: Watercolor, Spring 2004, Splash 1 & 2, Watercolor Magic, 1996, The Best of Floral Painting by North Light Books, and numerous books by Rockport Publishers.

Margaret Martin died Nov. 29th, 2012.  Margaret was a long time teacher and successful artist in Buffalo, New York for many years.  She will be truly missed.