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Margaret Lampe Kannenstine, American Artist. Avocations: music, gardening, hiking. F C. Washington University scholar, 1955. Trustee New England Foundation for the Arts, since 1996; incorporator Upper Valley Cmty. Foundation, since 1996, trustee, since 1999; founding director Woodstock Comty.Trust, vice president 1998. Member National Women's Caucus Art, Cosmopolitan Club.


Kannenstine, Margaret Lampe was born on April 1, 1938 in St. Louis. Daughter of John Avery and Elizabeth (Phillips) Lampe.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Washington University, St. Louis, 1959. Postgraduate, Art Students League, New York City, 1959—1961.


Trustee Pentangle Council Arts, 1982—1988, 1993—1996, chair, 1984—1987, 1994, 95, honorary board, since 1997. Trustee Vermont Studio Center, 1989—1994, chair, 1990—1993. Trustee Vermont Council Arts, 1994—2001, trustee, vice-chair, since 2004, chair, 1994—1998, 2006—2007, chair emeritus, 2008.

Trustee National Assembly Arts Agencies, since 2001, secretary, 2004—2005.


  • Avocations: music, gardening, hiking. F C.


  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Vermont Artisans, Strafford, 1976, Gallery Two, Woodstock, Vermont, 1974, 1977, 1985, Red Mill Gallery, Johnson, Vermont, 1990, Green Mountain Power corporation, South Burlington, Vermont, 1991, 1991, Vermont Council on Arts, Montpelier, 1991, Woodstock Gallery Art, 1991, 1994, Beside Myself Gallery, Arlington, Vermont, 1992, Taylor Gallery, Meriden, New Hampshire, 1993, Kimball Union Academy, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1993, 1999, Kent (Connecticut) School, 1993, Chittenden Bank, Burlington, Vermont, 1994, Windy Bush Gallery, New Hope, Pennsylvania, 1995, New Hampshire College, Manchester, 1996, Flynn Theater Gallery, Burlington, 1996, 1998, National Wildlife Federation Gallery, Vienna, Virginia, 1996, McGowan Fine Art, Concord, New Hampshire, 1997, Grayson Gallery, Woodstock, 1997, 1999, Spheris Gallery, Walpole, New Hampshire, 1997, The Gallery at Johnny D's, Somerville, Massachusetts, 1997, AVA Gallery, Hanover, Lebanon, 1998, Main Street Museum Art, Hartford, Vermont, 1999, Collis Center, Dartmouth College, 1999, Gallery Graphic Arts, New York City, 1999, 2008, Lyndon State College, Lyndonville, Vermont, 1999, 2002, Supreme Court, Montpelier, 1999, Cushing Academy Gallery, Ashburnham, Massachusetts, 2001, Prince St. Gallery, New York City, 2003, Woodstock Town Hall, 2002, Vermont Governor' General’ s Office Gallery, 2003, Woodstock (Vermont) Folk Art, 2005, Gallery 2/Vermont Artisan Design, Brattleboro, 2005, Firehouse Center for Arts, Burlington, 2005, Burlington International Airport, 2006, 2008, Bridgewater Mill Gallery, Vermont, 2006, 7th Generation, Burlington, 2007, Gallery Vermont Artisan Design, Brattleboro, 2008, Office Republican Peter Welch, Washington, 2007, Spotlight Gallery, Montpelier, Vermont, exhibited in group shows at Gallery Two, 1973-1988, Carl Battaglia Gallery, New York City, 1979-1980, The Gallery, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1981-1984, Vermont Council Arts, 1988, 1996, AVA Gallery, Hanover, 1989-1998, Woodstock Gallery Art, 1989, Beside Myself Gallery, 1990, Fleming Museum, University Vermont, Burlington, 1991, Bennington College, 1992, Windy Bush Gallery, 1994, VCA, Woodstock, 1994, Riverfest, White River Junction, Vermont, 1995, Firehouse Gallery, Burlington, 1995, McGowan Fine Art, Concord, 1995, Chaffee Gallery, Rutland, Vermont, 1997, Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, Vermont, 1997, Champion International, Stamford, Connecticut, 1997, New Art New England, Newport, New Hampshire, 1997, Gallery Graphic Art, New York City, 1998—2000, Grayson Gallery, Woodstock, 2000, Ute Stebich Gallery, Lenox, Massachusetts, 1999—2001, Elsa Mott Ives Gallery, New York City, 2000, Arts Alive Gallery, Burlington, 2001, G. Wilson Gallery, Stonington, Maine, 2001, Patricia Carega Gallery, Sandwich, New Hampshire, 2002, 2003, 2004, Woodstock Folk Art and Prints, 2003, 2004, Firehouse Center for the Arts, Burlington, Vermont, 2005, Vision Festival Art Show, New York City, 2006, Two Rivers Print Studio, White River Junction, Vermont, 2007, Cooler Gallery, 2007, AVA Art Center, 2008, Big Town Gallery, Rochester, Vermont, 2008, Represented in permanent collections Columbus Museum Art, Ohio, exhibited in group shows at numerous others, Represented in permanent collections The Hood Museum, Hanover, New Hampshire, Robert Hull Fleming Museum, Burlington, Vermont Employees Credit Union, Montpelier, Champion International Corporation, Stamford, Connecticut, Union Mutual Insurance Company, Montpelier, Vermont Law School, South Royalton, Fletcher Allen Hospital, Burlington, Dartmouth Hitchcock Hospital, Lebanon, New Hampshire, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Vermont History Society, Montpelier, Cushing Academy, Ashburnham, Massachusetts, Springfield (Missouri) Art Museum, Bennington College, Vermont Public Radio, Colchester, State Vermont Collection.


Appointed by Sen. Leahy to Millenium Commission of Friends of Art and Preservation in Embassies, 1999-2000, White House mini-conference on creative aging, 2005. Trustee New England Foundation for Arts, 1996-2001, National Assembly of State Arts Agencies, 2000-2005, secretary 2004-2005. Incorporator Upper Valley Community Foundation, 1996-2000, trustee, 1999.

Founding director Woodstock Cty. Trust, vice president 1998, 99, president, 2000, 01. Charter member Creative Economy Council of New England Council, Vermont Creative Economy Policy Council, since 2003, Vermont Council Culture Innovation, 2003, 04.

Board directors Center for Cartoon Studies, White River Junction, Vermont, 2004-2008, 10, secretary, 2006-2008. Member roundtable on artist, museum tax issues National Endowment Arts, Washington, 2007., member Vermont Community Foundation, 2009-2010. Member Cosmopolitan Club.


  • Other Interests

    Music, gardening, hiking.


Married Louis Fabian Kannenstine, October 3, 1959. Children: David Edward(deceased), Emily Annual.

John Avery Lampe

Elizabeth (Phillips) Lampe

Louis Fabian Kannenstine

Emily Annual Kannenstine

David Edward Kannenstine (deceased)