Primarily known for her impressionistic oils, Margo Pettersons trademark has always been her Feminine West series, depicting the women of the early west. She has also become known in recent years for her equine art, focusing mainly on Draft Horses, the wild mustangs and Indian paints of the western prairie.
Her paintings have been shown at the Cattlemens Western Art Show in Paso Robles, CA; the C.M. Russell Art Auction in Great Falls, MT.; Draft Horse Classic in Grass Valley, CA.; Montana Miniatures, Great Falls, MT. Pettersons work can be seen in Spirits in the Wind Gallery, Golden, CO. Her work has been published in Art of the American West, Directional Publishing Company and Inspirations Unlimited, to name a few. Membership in professional organizations include Signature Member of the American Academy of Equine Art.
Degree in Fine Art, San Bernardino, CA
Cowboy Artists of America
MEMBERSHIP IN ART ORGANIZATIONS:
American Academy of Equine Art Signature Member
Art of the American West 1998
Whos Who in America
Whos Who in American Women
Whos Who in American Art
Inspirations Unlimited Greeting Card Company
Directional Publishing, Inc.
Equine Visions Magazine (Horses in Art) Cover and lead article Fall 2002
Western Horseman Magazine Nov. 2003
Western Art Collector Magazine Jan. 2010
Western Art Collector Magazine June 2010
SELECTED ART EXHIBITS & AWARDS:
Art at the Pass Wild West Art Show Banning, CA 2018 Best of Show 2019 Featured Artist
Western Masters Art Show & Sale Great Falls, MT 2011 – 2012 (formerly the CM Russell
American Academy of Equine Art A Tribute to the 2010 World Equestrian Games Lexington, KY
Eastern Sierra Land Trust Mammoth Lakes, CA 2009-2011
Masterworks in Miniature 2009 – Mentor, OH – 2009-2011
Mountain Oyster Club Western Art Show – Tucson, AZ – 2008-2011
Miniatures by the Lake Coeur dAlene Gallery Coeur dAlene, ID 2008-2011