Margaret Dwyer earned her Master of Fine Art degree in Visual Arts in 2008 from Vermont College of Fine Arts. Her thesis work involved researching, writing, and creating art based on psychological themes such as trauma, dreams, and the unconscious. Margaret works in several 2-D and 3-D mediums (though watercolor is her favorite). She was awarded the Artist in Residence position at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park in Woodstock, VT in 2019, 2020, and 2021. In 2022, she was the Artist in Residence at Billings Farm & Museum, also in Woodstock. Her work has been recognized in numerous juried national and international exhibitions and has been published in fine art books and magazines including:
Splash, America’s Best Watercolors-(North Light Books),
How Did You Paint That?”-(International Artist Books)
American Artist Magazine
The Artist’s Magazine
Southwest Art Magazine
Manhattan Arts Magazine
Margaret is also a mural artist, having created dozens of murals both public and private throughout New England. Her fine art teaching career expands over 4 decades. She currently teaches watercolor in her studio in Windsor, VT, and at River Arts in Damariscotta, ME.
“I love being a studio artist but I also have a real passion for teaching. It inspires me to be among other creative people and lifelong learners. Ideas and artistic methods are constantly in motion in my studio work and it is a joy to share that with others through teaching”.