Margaret Moebius
highridgestudio@gmail.com

Margaret has been a resident of Dutchess county since 1988. She has a B.A. in History and Elementary Education from the College of Mt. St. Vincent, and an M.A. in History from Bowling Green State University. After teaching for 2 years, she decided to study Commercial Art, and received Certificates in Art, Design and Illustration from Pels School of Art and the Famous Artists School, and also studied Graphic Design and Children’s Book Illustration at Parson’s School of Design. For 17 years she co-owned and managed a custom framing/art gallery/art supply business in Westchester county.

Currently she designs and edits a quarterly newsletter for the F.W. Vanderbilt Garden Association, and an annual garden tour booklet for Mad Gardeners, Inc. Her pencil sketches of local historical buildings appeared in the 1983 Bedford Calendar, and her pen & ink sketches have been published in The Small Pond Magazine of Literature, Stone Country Magazine, and several issues of AboutTown newspaper.

Over the years, Margaret has become more interested in watercolor painting, and has taken landscape watercolor classes at the Silvermine Guild, Barrett Art Center, and the Woodstock School of Art. She currently studies watercolor landscape painting at the Betsy Jacaruso Studio & Gallery, and is a member of the Arts Society of Kingston. Under her business name "High Ridge Studio" Margaret renders house portraits in pen & ink, pencil, and watercolor for realtors and private clients.

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