Artist StatementArtist statement I started painting in the fall of 2007 and am for the most part self-taught. I love tortured skies and individual or banks of trees, grassy plains, the desert. My work hangs in private and corporate collections in the United States, Canada, and France.
Margot Miller grew up in Ohio, New York’s Westchester County and on Mackinac Island, Michigan. She served in the Peace Corps (TEFL Niger 1972-74) and also has lived in Nice (France), British Columbia, and Maryland. She earned a Master of Arts in Counseling in 1977, another Master of Arts, in French language and Literature in 1996, and a Ph. D. in French literature in 2001. After working in several universities and colleges doing sabbatical replacements she turned to writing fiction and poetry, and more recently to painting. She teaches contemporary French women writers in translation for the Academy of Lifelong Learning in St. Michaels, MD and the International Academy of Learning (Continuing Education) at Chesapeake College. She is a Fiction editor at The Delmarva Review and maintains OCCASIONAL ART, a painting studio and gallery in Easton, MD.