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Margaret Parsons

... is an artist and arts educator living in New Orleans, LA. In her one-line drawings and paintings, she is examining the paradox of an ordinary yet mystical body-experience, of the body existing as a very basic, breathing, digesting system, but also the richly dense fabric of our spiritual lives. Margaret is interested in an art of verbs, an art that is unfolding, swimming, dancing, bowing, becoming. Her kinesthetic investigations have been translated into paintings, prints, animations, and zines, and when she is not in the classroom or underwater, she can be found in the studio expanding her one-line drawings into large-scale pieces.

2018

Curator, The Listening Body / Book Club Gallery, New Orleans, LA

Artist-in-Residence, Can Serrat / El Bruc, Barcelona Spain

Vices / Dead Matter Print Exchange show at The Dive Bar Las Vegas, NV

Solo Exhibition: Held and Unraveled / Book Club Gallery, New Orleans LA

Table of Contents / Book Club Gallery, New Orleans LA

2017

Finalist for New Orleans Pitch Night / Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA

2016

2016 STEAM Educator / Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, Portland, OR

SuperMagicWonderRoom / Portland Winter Light Festival

Unearthing / Tethered Cord Gallery, Portland, OR

Our Oceans / Oregon Museum of Science and Industry

BFA in Intermedia, Pacific NW College of Art, Portland, OR

2015

Into Vocals / animation screening at the Hollywood Theatre's annual Stop/Watch show

The Ground Beneath Us / a month-long intensive studying under artist Daniel Duford

Her 2017 zine The Prayer of My Body is currently for sale in New Orleans at:

Glitter Box

(1109 Royal St.)