Margaret finished her BFA from the University of MN in 2005 and her MFA from Pratt Institute in 2009. She has had a broad range of experience in the arts from curating and teaching at the University level to developing children’s art curriculum and teaching community education. Many of the awards she has received for her community driven art have included involving the community, working with people of all ages and abilities. She travels frequently giving arts education workshops, curating art shows, and artist talks.
Becca has been living and working in Vermont since 2001. Originally from Maryland, she took many art classes at Maryland Institute College of Art, attended Carver Center, a magnet high school for the arts, then earned her BA in Fine Arts from St. Mary’s College of MD in 2000. She worked as a graphic designer for over 10 years, but is thrilled to be painting, getting involved with the local community, and working with other artists again. Becca lives in Burlington and (besides artistic endeavors), enjoys camping, hiking, yoga, meditation, and spending time with her family. Becca has a daughter in 7th grade at Edmunds Middle and a 1st grader at the Sustainability Academy.
Charlie is an Old North End community member and he’s so excited to be a part of ONE Arts! In his free time he likes to cook, play guitar and write songs, draw, play soccer, fish, and laugh until his stomach hurts. He graduated from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers in 2019, where he got a BFA in painting and printmaking and a minor in Art History. He has taught environmental education for the Keewaydin Foundation and worked in special education at Colchester Middle School.
Loren is a visual artist originally from Connecticut. She has her BA in Studio Art from Southern CT State University and her Post-Baccalaureate in Painting from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has been living in Burlington for a few years, originally coming to Vermont to work on veggie farms and staying for the community. She loves to work abstractly and with expressive imagery, color and emotion. She inspires kids to do the same and express themselves, and their inner worlds through their artwork. She works with the healing and herbal arts in her spare time.
Eden has been working with children of all ages for the past 30 years in schools, and community art programs. She recently moved to Vermont from Chicago. She has a Master’s of Fine Arts and also is a an Art Therapist. Presently she is the manager of the paper studio at 208 Flynn street.