…By Gift BADEWO for TDPel Media.
A Remarkable Artistic Journey
Artist Margo McDaid has elevated productivity to extraordinary heights, creating a new artwork every day for the past nine years.
Her dedication and talent have resulted in an impressive collection of 3,285 sketches, canvases, and hand-painted ceramics, garnering a devoted online following and now earning her a well-deserved exhibition at the renowned Turner Contemporary in Margate.
From Student to Sensation
Originally a student at Camberwell College of Arts, Margo, who is known as Margo in Margate, relocated to Kent more than ten years ago.
It was on Instagram where she gained recognition and sold much of her artwork.
Her distinct vintage style of portraying female subjects resonated with thousands of followers, propelling her career forward.
Living for the Art
Margo’s passion for art knows no bounds. She shares, “I literally live to paint,” describing how each day begins with a paintbrush in hand, dedicating herself to creating artwork throughout the day.
Her studio is a testament to her relentless creative spirit, adorned with works on paper and canvas, covering every inch.
Capturing the Essence of Womanhood
Margo’s artistry often centers around painting women in a fun and vibrant manner, which has evolved into her strong and distinctive style.
She believes her portrayals encapsulate the complexity of womanhood, with seemingly simple illustrations that convey profound depth.
Whether depicting calm and serene moments or evoking subtle emotions, there is a playful and introspective quality to her artwork.
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