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Margaret Kasahara was born in New York City, raised in Boulder, Colorado and currently lives and works in Colorado Springs. She received a BFA degree from the Kansas City Art Institute, where she graduated second in her class. Her artwork has been exhibited regionally and nationally including at the Berkshire Museum of Nature and Science (Pittsfield, MA), the Center for Visual Art (Denver, CO), the Denver Art Museum, the Gallery of Contemporary Art at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, the Harwood Museum of Art (Taos, NM), and the Japanese American National Museum (Los Angeles, CA). Her work has been the subject of solo exhibitions at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, the Denver Botanic Gardens, and the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center (Pueblo, CO). In addition to inclusion in private and corporate collections, her artwork has been selected for public commissions including a mural for the Town of Castle Rock Colorado Police Department and Municipal Court Facility, and paint design for a theatrical production of Anton Chekhov’s, “The Seagull”, at Theatreworks, Colorado Springs, Colorado. She has been profiled in DARIA Magazine, The Denver Post, Kiva Magazine, Luxe Magazine, and the online magazine, Discover Nikkei. In 2020, Margaret was honored as a “Colorado Creative” by Denver’s Westword Magazine. Her work is in the permanent collection of the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College.