Margaret Scanlan has been doing Color Field painting for more than thirty-five years, often times depicting natural feats like poppy fields or quiet cows watching the viewer. She states how, “I return to them over and over, aiming for perfect balance and images in which you can become lost.”
Margaret Scanlan is a full-time studio painter from Knoxville, Tennessee. Scanlan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Webster University and a graduate degree from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
She is a signature member of the American Watercolor Society, the National Watercolor Society and the Watercolor USA Honor Society. She has won numerous regional and national awards. Her work is exhibited and held in private, corporate, and museum collections in the U.S. and Europe. Her band, Red-Haired Mary, sings and plays Irish and Celtic songs and tunes in the Irish Pub Band tradition, both locally and regionally, throughout Tennessee and North Carolina.