About the Artist
Margie McDonald (Port Townsend) received 2007 GAP Award funding for professional development expenses including coaching, production of promotional materials, professional photographs, website maintenance, application fees for regional competitions and pursuit of gallery representation. In 2008, Margie received a residency and solo show at the Leedy-Voulkos Art Center in Kansas City, Missouri.
Information included above was provided by artist at the time of application.
From the Artist
In 1998 I began working as a yacht rigger. My formal education in textiles drew me to take home metal industrial waste that was destined for recycling. I now deconstruct cast-off hardware and wire into inventive organic forms, breathing new life into inert materials.