Margie Moss

About me

Introduction I HAVE ENJOYED CREATING ART SINCE CHILDHOOD.I RECEIVED A B.A. FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS.AFTER GRADUATION I WAS EMPLOYED BY HALLMARK CARDS, K.C.,MO. AS A HOME FURNISHINGS BUYER AND LATER AS A DESIGN COORDINATOR.I WAS TRAINED BY JEANNETTE LEE, V.P. OF CORPORATE DESIGN AND ART DIRECTOR OF HALLMARK CARDS.I PARTICIPATED IN THE CROWN CENTER ART FAIR FOR SEVERAL YEARS. AFTER RELOCATING TO JOPLIN, MO. I ESTABLISHED JOPLIN DECORATING CENTER, AN INTERIOR DESIGN STUDIO AND ART GALLERY, WHICH I CURRENTLY OPERATE. I STUDIED UNDER JEFF LEGG, MASTER SIGNATURE MEMBER OF OIL PAINTERS OF AMERICA.I HAVE ALSO STUDIED UNDER BARBARA COURTNEY AND FRANK YOUNG. I HAVE EXHIBITED PAINTINGS AT "BRUSHSTROKES", SPIVA CENTER FOR THE ARTS,AND ST. AVIP'S GALA AND ART AUCTION OVER THE PAST 10 YEARS.IN 2003, I AND FELLOW PAINTERS AND JEFF LEGG WERE FEATURED ARTISTS AT SPIVA'S REGIONAL GALLERY.IN 2009, I WAS AWARDED 2ND PLACE AT THE BARTLESVILLE, OK. ART SHOW AND A 3RD PLACE AWARD AT THE ST. AVIP'S ART AUCTION. I WILL BE PART OF A SELECT GROUP OF PAINTERS EXHIBITING AT ART CENTRAL IN CARTHAGE, MO.IN FEB.,2010. CURRENTLY I RESIDE IN JOPLIN,MO. AND CONTINUE CREATING AT WORK AND ON CANVAS.