Originally from Texas, Withers has exhibited her work throughout the country and internationally in Brussels, Australia, Berlin, China and Russia. Her artwork is included in multiple private and corporate collections, including Truninger AG in Zurich Switzerland and the Hammond Museum in North Salem, New York, and has won numerous awards including a 2016 Artist in Residence, The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA), 2013/2015 resident fellowship to the Vermont Studio Center, a 2013 fellowship to the Millay Colony, and a 2013 USA Project Grant.
Margaret Ann Withers is an artist who lives and works in New York city. Her paintings are fragmentary narrative landscapes that contain a flash of action or the hint of a non-linear narrative floating within a chaotic ‘landscape’. The tiny houses and telephone poles in her paintings are often hidden in a chaotic landscape, where it seems that some cosmic change has just occurred, where the landscape has been been jiggled and this is what’s left to this world. The stories that accompany her paintings are about the people who live within the tiny houses.Her ceramic “lächelmachle” sculptures are three dimensional representations of her paintings.
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