Painter Margaret Krug, M.F.A. the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, has exhibited at AIR Gallery, The Painting Center, The Whitney Museum of American Art, The National Arts Club, The Window Gallery, The Nix, and Vlepo Gallery in New York City and at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Nelson-Atkins Museum and throughout the United States, Europe, and South America. She is the director of a painting, drawing and art history program at the Spannocchia Foundation in Italy. She is a writer for American Artist and Drawing magazines. She is a former Senior Lecturer at the Whitney Museum of American Art. She taught painting at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She was awarded the School of the Art Institute of Chicago Traveling Fellowship Award for Painting: Traveling Fellowship. In 2008 she was awarded the Art and Art History Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Nebraska. Her book, An Artist's Handbook: Materials and Techniques, was published by Harry N. Abrams in New York and Laurence King Publishing (distributed worldwide by Thames and Hudson) in London in 2008. Blume in Barcelona published the Spanish edition, Dumont Publishing in Cologne published the German edition, and Art Publish published the Russian edition. Anhui Fine Arts Publishing published the Chinese edition in Shanghai. In 2010 her book received the "Jinguang" (golden light) award in China. Laurence King Publishing published a Special Edition, December 2011, and a Second Printing, January 2012 (distributed worldwide by Thames and Hudson and in the United States by Chronicle Books).
painting, drawing, art history, writing, color theory, literature