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Artist Margaret Salisbury


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Biography


Vanderbilt University BA Art History 1983 1999-2002 studied with Andy Braitman Also studied with noted plein air artists: Jill Carver, Roger Dale Brown, Camille Przewodek, Peggy Kroll Roberts, Gay Faulkenberry,  and Ian Roberts.
2000-present Manage Christ Church Art Gallery (volunteer)
 
I majored in Art History at Vanderbilt University and enjoyed my studio classes, but it was never my intent to become an artist.  This evolved as a result of becoming a mother, and discovering my need for a creative outlet while no longer employed outside my home. Volunteer work became orders for painted glassware, then painting classes with local artist, Andy Braitman.  After a year in studio classes, I went to Italy for a two week plein air workshop , truly a life changing adventure. 
 
I love being outdoors and find inspiration from nature and animals. I seem to find my favorite material in the NC mountains. I celebrate the ordinary by creating a painting from a place or moment in time that made me stop in my tracks .
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