Margo Petterson

Biography

Primarily known for her impressionistic oils, Margo Petterson’s 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 Cattlemen’s 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. Petterson’s 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.

EDUCATION:
Degree in Fine Art, San Bernardino, CA

SEMINARS:
Cowboy Artists of America
Edward Runci

MEMBERSHIP IN ART ORGANIZATIONS:
American Academy of Equine Art – Signature Member

PUBLICATIONS:
Art of the American West – 1998
Who’s Who in America
Who’s Who in American Women
Who’s 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
Auction)
American Academy of Equine Art “A Tribute to the 2010 World Equestrian Games” Lexington, KY
–April-November 2010
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 d’Alene Gallery – Coeur d’Alene, ID – 2008-2011

Artwork to be Showcased