Margaret was born in the Peace River country of Northern Alberta and became interested in art at an early age.

She recalls with fondness, the changing seasons in the Peace  and tributes her rural upbringing for the love of nature and rural people that are reflected in her paintings.

She has also completed several murals in the city of Edmonton and the County of Strathcona, including the murals for the African Suites at Fantasyland Hotel ,the 2000 Alberta Winter Games , the murals at Ardrossan and Fultonvale arenas.