Margaret Kasahara was born in New York City, raised in Boulder, Colorado and currently resides in Colorado Springs. She received a BFA degree from the Kansas City Art Institute, where she graduated second in her class. She has exhibited her artwork in solo exhibitions at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, the Denver Botanic Gardens, the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, and Buell Children’s Museum in Pueblo, Colorado. Group exhibitions include the Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, the Center for Visual Art in Denver, Colorado, the Denver Art Museum, the Gallery of Contemporary Art at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, the Harwood Museum of Art in Taos, New Mexico, and the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles, California. Her paintings and drawings have been exhibited in gallery shows in Dallas; Denver; Houston; Kansas City, Missouri; Lafayette, Indiana; New York City; Salt Lake City; Santa Fe and Toronto, Canada. 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. Her artwork is in the permanent collection of the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center.