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Margaret Hurst

Adjunct Professor


Professor at Parsons School of Design; conducted an illustration reportage workshop at the University of Alaska; member and vice president of Studio 1482; cofounder of live2lime; correspondent on the blog Urban Sketchers, member of Studio 1482’s blog,; author/illustrator of award-winning book Grannie and the Jumbie; featured in Teaching Artist Journal with Eric Carle, Faith Ringgold, and David Myers; artwork has been featured in New York Living and Latitudes; work is cited in the book Early Childhood Education Today by George S. Morrison; clients include AT&T, Neurex, Anthology/Preface, Roche, DuPont, E&J Gallo, Knorr, DDB Canada, Mastercard, Stuart Tabori and Chang, HarperCollins (Laura Geringer Books), St. Martin’s Press, MedicusNY, and Thomas Nelson Publishing; exhibitions: the Society of Illustrators, the Rx Club, AT&T headquarters, Neurex headquarters, Messiah College, Montserrat College of Art Galleries, the Rubelle and Norman Schafler Gallery, Tres Gallery, the Puck Gallery, and private collections.

B.A. Literature, Boston University; B.F.A. Illustration, Parsons School of Design.