An Australian living near Siena, Italy Margaret has worked in this art field since 1976. Her artwork is represented in private and public collections and in numerous science and arts publications. Her paintings are included in the collection of Dr. Shirley Sherwood for whom she has taught masterclasses in the USA and Australia. Margaret's artwork is also published in numerous books on botanical art. She is the founder and director of the "Brookside Gardens School of Botanical Art", Maryland USA that offers a comprehensive botanical art program with a core curriculum in botanical art - www.brooksideArtschool.org.
Margaret is an Honorary Life Member of the Botanical Art Society of Australia; Botanical Artists Society of Queensland (AUS) and the Botanical Art Society of the National Capital Region (USA).