My Career

Top 20 Nationally Recognized Plein Air Artists Invitational – Islamorada 2016

Juried Dearborn Art Festival 2012 & 2014

Juried Islamorada National Art Festival 2013

Juried the Watercolor, Drawing and Print-Making divisions – Coconut Grove Art Festival 2008

Juried the Watercolor and Mixed-media divisions – Coconut Grove Art Festival 2005

Second Place and Merit Award for Figure and Portrait Exhibit – Venice Art Center 2014

Best in show – Visual Art Center 2015

People’s Choice – Visual Art Center 2015

Master Class Artists Invitational – Art League of Marco Island Gallery 2000/2004

Co-Designer with Art Impact –Murals (main floor) for Germantown Baptist Church, Memphis TN 2008

Designer for Art Impact –  (28) Murals for Bellevue Baptist Church, Memphis TN

2006/2007 Artist in Residence – St. Jude’s Children Hospital, Memphis TN 2007

Exhibitions and Awards

Madison National Watercolor Exhibition
Southeast Watercolor National Exhibition – Honorable Mention
Northeast Watercolor National Exhibition – Honorable Mention
Florida Watercolor Society – Winslow Homer Award
Florida Watercolor Society – the Pearl Art Award
Florida Watercolor Society – the Grumbacher Award for Outstanding Artistic Achievement
Repeated Best in Shows – Miami Watercolor Society and Gold Coast Watercolor Society

Published

‘Maggie’s Corner’ – Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff annual catalog 2006 and on www.cheapjoesartstuff.com.
American Artist and Artists Magazine
Artists Express – Secrets of the Obedient Brush – written and designed by Maggie

  • Nominated Teacher of the Year – American Artist Magazine 1993
  • “Through the Looking Glass” (painting) – on set for REAL WORLD Television series – Miami, Florida 1997
  • Art Director and Instructor in art programs for street gangs and Agape (FIU)
  • Juried art exhibitions across the country, taught workshops, demonstrated and lectured internationally, including the La Romita School of Art in Terni, Italy.

Solo Exhibitions

Ocean Reef – 2004, 2006, 2007
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Paris, Illinois
Columbus, Ohio
Miami, Florida
Ouray, Colorado

Corporate Collections
St. Jude Children’s Hospital, Tennessee; Bellevue Baptist Church, Tennessee; The Reefs Hotel, Bermuda; the American Consulate, Santo Domingo; Danish Consulate, Copenhagen; Transco Oil, Texas; Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Florida; Sunrise Medical, Florida; University of Illinois, Illinois; Christiania Inn, California; Weisbaden Hotel & the Meerdink Gallery, Colorado; Coconut Grove Art Gallery and Interiors, Florida

Private Collections
Mandy Patinkin,
Kathy Lee Gifford,
Nora Vega, Santo Domingo
Latin Grammy Star Juan Luis Guerra, Santo Domingo
Dynielle & John Daem, France
Nina & Frank Patterson, FL
Gail & Bradley Noyes, MA
Gail & Joyce Guyton, MD
Barbara Haigh, Michigan
Pat & Dottie Roddy III, TN
Hardwick & Betsy Caldwell, Jr., TN
Irwin & Carol Belk, NC
Laura Applin, FL
Frank & Nina Patterson, VA
John & Marianne Detgen, NC
Arthur & Nancy Dimsdle, MI
Richard & Valerie Elliott, Jr., DE
Nancy & Neil Rohan, Maine
Matthew & Martha Forelli, CN
Robert & Diane Morosky, OH
Betty Richardson, FL
Paul & Elizabeth Skudder, NY
William & Maureen Stavola, NJ
Ann Spoor, CN
Lisa & Trevor Doughtry, IL
Mary Ruth Welch Staadt, IN
Marc Brawer, FL
Frank Shooster, FL
Gerald & Maggie Mershon, CA
John Gentry, CA
Sherry & David Gentry, CA
Diana Stems, FL
Ms. Esther Meacham, OH
Linda & John Caden, FL
Judy & George Haight, GA
Judge Steven Seymour, IL
Dr. Friedman, FL
Dr. Elizabeth Gilmore, FL
Monica Phillips, SC
Larry & Deborah Brady, WA
Dr. Ruben Boyijan, IL
Deputy Sheriff R. Nelson, CA
Lyle B. Thompson, FL
Henry Katz, FL
John Rosser, FL
Michael Winnenborg, IL
Michael Radell, IL
Linda Coifman, Puerto Rico
Barbara & Jan Pecce, Puerto Rico
Marion & David Meacham, IN
Jane & Paul Bishop, OH
Sally & Thomas Savage, MA
Betty Richardson, FL
James McClellan, CA (not related)
Monica Phillips, NC
Judy Brooks, MI
Dianne & Robert Morosky, OH
Molly & William Baker, MI
Joanne Wills, VA

Signature member

Florida Suncoast Watercolor Society
Florida Watercolor Society
Gold Coast Watercolor Society
Miami Watercolor Society – Past President (2 terms) – Life member