What kind of art do you do?
Working with what she can find, Margrit uses many ingenious ways to make art out of what most people throw out. She has taught Styrofoam printmaking and Paper Mache with many different kinds of students- from the emotionally challenged, to seniors, prisoners, and homeschoolers. Everybody in Margrit’s family was a teacher. When Margrit told her father that she wanted to be an artist. He said, “You can be an artist but try to help other people with it.” She has spent her life never turning away from outsiders in society. When no one wanted to teach in prisons, Margrit dedicated 17 years to teaching prisoners.
I always have, when I was tiny, I was told, I painted my crib with you know what.”