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artist , educator

Margaret Vega, American artist, educator.

Background

Vega, Margaret was born on April 17, 1955 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Francisco and Phyllis (Lackland) Vega.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts cum laude, Michigan State University. Master of Arts magna cum laude, Western Michigan University. Master of Fine Arts magna cum laude, Western Michigan University.

Career

Professor, Kendall College Art and Design, Grand Rapids, Michigan, since 1985;visiting artist, Kendall College Art and Design, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1989-1990;drawing coordinator, Kendall College Art and Design, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1990-1991;assistant professor, Kendall College Art and Design, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1990-1995;fine art life drawing, drawing coordinator, Kendall College Art and Design, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1995;fine art coordinator, Kendall College Art and Design, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1996-1997;department head, Kendall College Art and Design, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1990-1995. Panel discussion Pathseekers, 1992. Lecturer Grand Rapids Art Museum Brown Bag Lecture Series, 1992, Professional Women's Network, 1992, The Landscape in 20th Century American Art, 1992.

Member Civil Aeronautics Administration Conference, 1992, 1993, 1994. Chair Perugia-Exchange Committee, 1996-1997.

Works

  • Other Work

    • National watercolor hbn., Springfield, Missouri, Watercolor United States of America, 1983. Three person s how Kendall Gallery, 1988.

      Traveling show, Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibition, Golden, Colorado, 1988. Group show Hefner Galleries, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1989, Mesa Gallery, San Francisco, 1989, Midland (Michigan) Regional Show, 1991, Calder Festival, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1990-1985, 89, 91. Michigan Watercolor Exhibition, Detroit, 1988-1991.

      Regional Exhibition, Muskegon Museum Art, 1980, 81, 82, 88, 90, 91, 92. National Exhibition Transparent Watercolors, Chicago, 1989. National Watercolor Oklahoma Exhibition, 1989.

      Group show Earth Day Exhibition, Mesa Gallery, 1990. Five Person Group Show LANDscape Exhibition, 1990. Group Exhibition Lydon Fine Art, Chicago, 1990.

      Two Person Show Hefner's Gallery, 1991. Group Show Grand Rapids Art Museum, 1991, Hefner's Gallery, 1991. Five Person Group Show, Lydon Fine Art, 1991.

      Invitational Show, Hefner's Gallery, 1991. Two Person Show, Grand Rapids Art Museum, 1992. International Show, Gallery Lambton, 1992.

      15th Michigan Artist Competition, Battle Creek, 1993. Great Lakes Regional, Midland, Michigan, 1993. Urban Institute for Contemporary Art, 1994, 95.

      Muskegon (Michigan) Museum Art, 1994. 16 American Artists in Germany, 1992-1995. Group Exhibitions La Fontsee Galleries, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1995.

      Texas National, 1996, Tornado Warning, Muskegon Museum Art, 1996. Grand Rapids Art Museum, 1997, National Print and Drawing Exhibition, Illinois, 1997.

Connections

Married Thomas Frdall. 1 child, Andrew Vega.

father:
Francisco Vega

mother:
Phyllis (Lackland) Vega

spouse:
Thomas Frdall

child:
Andrew Vega