Margaret (Meta) Kilgallen
(1967 - 2001)
Margaret (Meta) Kilgallen was active/lived in California. Margaret Kilgallen is known for abstraction, mural.
Biography Margaret (Meta) Kilgallen
Margaret Kilgallen was born in 1967 in Washington, D.C. and received her BA in printmaking from Colorado College in 1989. Early experiences as a librarian and bookbinder contributed to her encyclopedic knowledge of signs drawn from American folk tradition, printmaking, and letterpress.
Kilgallen had a love of "things that show the evidence of the human hand." Painting directly on the wall, Kilgallen creates room-size murals that recall a time when personal craft and handmade signs were the dominant aesthetic. Strong, independent women walking, surfing, fighting, and biking feature prominently in the artists compositions.
Her work has been shown at Deitch Projects and the Drawing Room in New York, Yerba Buena Center for the A
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