About the Artist maggie schmidt     

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Maggie Schmidt was born in Appleton, Wisconsin in 1976, and lives and works in the suburbs of Boston, Massachusetts.  She received a BA in Painting and Art History from Northwestern University and has studied Architecture and Stained Glass.  Her bold and alluring oil paintings are created through the lens of her rural Midwestern childhood which cultivated a boundless love of nature and a deep desire for wide open spaces.  Through her dynamic compositions which allude to a never-ending scene flowing off the canvas and her painting process of layering color over color, Schmidt creates her vivid and modern floral-based paintings with stunning depth and intensity.  She paints luminous and ethereal images, rich in color and feathered with painterly vestiges of her dynamic brushwork.  Calling back to those times in history when artists were applauded for creating images of balance, harmony, purity and beauty, it is Schmidt’s goal to create modern paintings which are exquisite, vibrant, and beautiful. 

Her artwork is held in private and corporate collections throughout the United States.

  • 2002-present Exhibiting Artist, Left Bank Gallery, Wellfleet, MA
  • 2002-present Lending Artist, DeCordova Museum Corporate Art Program, Lincoln, MA
  • 2001-present Artist Member, The Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA
  • 2007-2011 Artist Representation and Licensing, The Art Group, London, UK
  • 2003-2010 Artist Representation, Boston Art Inc., Boston, MA
  • 1997 Faircy Award for Creative Art, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
  • 2000-present Maggie Schmidt Studio, LLC, Independent Fine Arts Professional
  • 2005-2011 Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA, Board of Directors
  • 2002-2004 Diablo Glass School, Boston, MA, Stained Glass Instructor
  • 1998-2000 Lyn Hovey Studio, Inc. Boston, MA, Apprentice in the art of Stained Glass
  • 1998-1999 Boston Architectural Center, Boston, MA , Master of Architecture student
  • 1996 Interlochen Arts Camp at Interlochen Center for the Arts, Interlochen, MI, Teaching Assistant
  • 1994-1998 Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, Bachelor of Arts
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