Dowell began life working with her family in the tobacco fields of Calvert County. Today she resides in the arenas of Art and Education, holding terminal degrees in both fields (MFA in Art, Ph.D. in Education). Dowell currently teaches for the Education Department of Mount Saint Mary's University and for the Art Department at Carroll Community College. She creates her social commentary paintings in two Maryland farm house studios, one in Johnsville and the other in Sunderland.
Artist's website: www.margaretdowell.com
“Self Portrait with Holy Man”
4′ × 6′
oil on canvas