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About the Artist
the Boston area and moving to the Berkshires in 1995, Marguerite Bride
has been able to focus her time and energy upon pursuing her
childhood dream…to become a painter.
Her formal art training
began in 1992 with a course of study at the Worcester Art Museum,
accompanied by private art lessons … and hours of practice. After
moving to Lenox in 1995, she attended the Interlaken School of
Art, and enrolled in the Visual Arts program at Berkshire
Ms. Bride joined Berkshire Dreams Gallery in Great Barrington.
Since that time, Bride's art career has continued to grow and
flourish. Her work now hangs in homes and public spaces
throughout the United States and in Europe and Japan.
Bride is a frequent exhibitor in
art shows and festivals throughout New England and nearby
New York. In addition to gallery and show exhibits, Ms.
Bride also accepts private commissions, with an emphasis on house
Most of Marguerite Bride's subjects can be found locally and
has spent the last couple of years capturing the beauty and
serenity of all seasons of New England in her paintings. Other
strong interests include the sights, textures and colors of
Besides creating her own art and
commissioned pieces, Ms. Bride also provides publicity/marketing
consultation and technical assistance to other artists and art
groups interested in promoting their own art and art in their
communities. She also givies watercolor lessons in her
studio at Art on No in Pittsfield.
Before joining the
world of art-making full-time, Marguerite Bride was a software
engineering manager with a degree in Computer Science and also a
Formal Art Education
1992-94 - Worcester Art
Museum art classes
1991-93 - Private lessons with various artists
Interlaken School of Art (now IS-183) - watercolor classes
Berkshire Community College - Visual Arts program
2009 - present - member of Art on No Consortium of artists at 311 North
Sheffield Art League (now called Housatonic Valley Art League) -
member, formerly on Board of Directors, Newsletter Editor,
Publicity and Membership
Berkshire Art Association, current member, formerly on Board of Directors.
Art featured on the covers of Massachusetts
Main Streets and Back Roads Spring of 2009 and Winter of 2010.
Pittsfield Gazette and Advocate - feature
articles about painting the portrait of the Berkshire
Athenaeum in public in the library furing May, 2009.
the Moffit Cancer Center - January
2009 issue - eight paintings were selected to be the art
featured on the cover and throughout the magazine.
The Artful Mind, September 2008 - Feature
length article , Marguerite
Berkshire HomeStyle Magazine, This
Month's Selection for June 2007
Eagle article by Felix
Paints What She Sees", in Berkshire's Week, January 26, 2006
League Member Show 2005 - Third Prize for "Stonington
paintings selected for August 2005 "Selected Works" Silent
Auction in conjunction with ArtShow Fine Art Street Galleries
in Pittsfield, MA. Only 24 artists of all mediums out of about
180 were selected for this special fund-raising event.
Candy Mansion" was selected to be on the cover of
their fall 2005 catalog and also have a page in their website
Hebert Candies Website.
"Housatonic in Lee" featured in article in the April 2004 issue of
"Berkshire Home Style" Magazine.
December 2003 - Painting
on the cover of
"Berkshire Home Style" Magazine.
Fall 2001 - Ms. Bride competed for and was awarded the commission
for eight paintings of historic scenes which are now on permanent
public display at the Shrewsbury headquarters of Central One
Federal Credit Union in central Massachusetts.