Margaret Glass began her painting career exhibiting at the young age of 20.
In 1969 began exhibiting in the provinces and had work hung by the RSMA, PS, SWA, and work accepted by the RA
Specialising in the then little known Pastel medium, Margaret has been recognised on both sides of the channel as one of the top contemporary pastellists, being a member of both the Pastel Society, London and La Societe des Patelliste de France. She then turned her attention to the oil medium maintaining her wonderful observation and use of light used in her pastels but with an added richness and strength of texture and colour.
She has tutored courses here and in France for the French pastel society and has had one-woman exhibitions in the USA, Paris and London.
Elected member of the Pastel Society, London. Societe des Pastellistes de France, Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and now Institute of East Anglian Artists.
Awarded ‘Diplome Prix d’Honneur by Societe des Pastellistes de France in 1986.
Awarded W.H.Patterson prize at the annual Pastel Society exhibition, London 2002
Awarded title Maitre Pastellist by Societe des Pastellistes de France in 1992.
Has tutored courses here and in Paris, and in 2017 course tutor for the Ming Jia Education Centre, Suzhou, China.
Many articles have been included in Leisure Painter Magazine and other books, culminating in the publication of “Light Through Glass” in 2015