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Artist Peggy Poe


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Since early childhood Peggy has been drawing and painting. She took art classes throughout her high school years while also taking classes at the local arts council in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Eventually, her educational path lead her to East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina where she attended art school and studied the visual arts . Peggy graduated in 1986 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a painting major and a drawing minor. While at ECU Peggy discovered a love for figure study and portraiture. After graduating from East Carolina Peggy continued drawing and painting and attending occasional classes at local arts councils. She draws inspiration from her beautiful surroundings in coastal North Carolina and the people in her life, especially her three children. She works in a variety of mediums with her favorites being watercolor, oils, acrylics and most drawing media. As her children age and require less of her time she has one simple goal; to focus on her passion for art and produce the best work she can.
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