Marguerite Lawler has exhibited pastel and watercolor paintings throughout New England and New York. She has taught at the post-undergraduate level for both Maine College of Art and the University of New England. Marguerite has been a faculty member in the Continuing Studies department at MECA for the past twenty-four years. She holds an MFA from the City University of New York and a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design. In 2004 Marguerite was named Maine’s Teacher of the Year and recipient of the Fulbright Memorial Fund Teacher Program to Japan. She received the 2008 Maine Arts Educator Fellowship to study painting at the International School of Painting and Drawing in Umbria Italy. Marguerite was the recipient of the 2011 Stephen Pace House Artist residency through Maine College of Art.