November 20, 2015 @ 4:00 pm – January 9, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Margaret Sparrow is a St. Joseph, Missouri native. At the age of fifteen she made her first oil painting, secretly, in a large closet off her bedroom. She continued painting, encouraged by her teachers and the director of the local art museum (AKMA), who introduced her to modern painterly realism and the works of Robert Barnes, Leland Bell and Robert Weaver. After graduating from high school, she attended the Kansas City Art Institute where she studied under Michael Walling and Richard Pitts. She completed her studies in Art in New York and now lives in Vermont. Her work focuses on simple, elegant still lives, in both thick oil paints and simple watercolors.
The public is invited to meet the artist at an Opening Reception on Friday, November 20th. There is no charge to attend the reception.