An Artistís Prayer


An exhibit of works by

Margaret Werlinger

Nov. 18 through Jan. 16, 2008

Artistís Statement

Growing up on a farm in western Minnesota, I acquired a love of nature and its never-ending beauty which are the main inspiration for my Bro. Bill Fackovec, Ms. Werlinger, & Sr. Jean Friskpaintings. While attending Southwest State University in Marshall, MN, I enrolled in art history and general art courses. Over the past several years I have attended  many workshops with established artists who taught me techniques in nature painting which encompass people, landscapes, and flowers.

A milestone in my career happened when Gina B. Designs accepted several of my art images for greeting card reproductions. They now appear in gift and stationary shops.

A major milestone was ten years ago when I submitted one of my watercolor designs to Pro-Life Across America for their Annual Christmas Card. They accepted and now, each year I submit one or two designs and they reproduce them for one of their fund-raisers.

I give thanks and praise to God for my talent. My relationship with God has shown me how blessed I am and I see that my talent has a purpose. When I paint these scenes after reading the stories and reflecting, I feel I am part of the scene that is developing before me. It is very rewarding to see how people respond to my painting of Jesus' life.

To God be the gloryÖ



The Marian Library Gallery
is located on the seventh floor of the Roesch Library

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To make special arrangements please call 937-229-4214
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Virtual Gallery of

Christmas Card Designs

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