Margette has been painting since childhood and has been particularly interested in color and design. Here current works are mostly landscapes of the Maine Coast together with explorations of the human form. She works in acrylic and pastel which enables her to quickly capture the essence of her subject. Several hundred of her paintings are in collections throughout the United States and various other other countries. She has earned numerous awards in a variety of shows and exhibitions and served as president of the Newburyport Art Association for several years. Margette is a graduate of the University of Kansas with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Margette and her husband reside in Newburyport, Massachusetts.