Member of the Month

Member of the Month
Margarita Arango

Full Name: Margarita Arango

Medium: Oil painting, Colored pencil, Graphite pencil, Watercolor painting and Acrylic Painting

How long have you been doing your art: Since 1980

What got you originally interested in the art you do: Since I was a little girl I was drawn to draw, paint and create.

What is something you have learned about yourself through your art: To appreciate and cherish the beauty of our surroundings, especially in Nature. 

What do you enjoy the most about your art:  The peacefulness that brings to my life.

If you could teach everyone one art medium or method, what would it be, and why: I would teach colored pencils because I believe is not as common and it is so much fun.

What do you think makes art important: The possibility to share messages with others and the happiness that brings. 

Why are you a member of the Kamloops Arts Council:  I am interested in getting to know the art in Kamloops and sharing mine with the community.