Margi earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Illinois and has had an exciting career: from working as a goldsmith and wax carver for the jewelry industry to sculpting for the most recognized collectible and toy industry manufacturers. Margi’s clients are widley recognizable names like, Mattel, American Greetings, Hallmark, Lenox Collections, Enesco, Walt Disney Consumer Products, MGA Entertainment, Spin Master, Funosophy, Scholastic Entertainment and Tara Toys.

Margi has discovered her niche in sculpting celebrity likenesses working with American Greetings. For over 10 years she sculpted the licensed images of Marilyn Monroe, Lucille Ball, Elvis, Princess Di, Lavern and Shirley, Natalie Wood, Bing Crosby and many more. Her ability to capture not only the physical features but the spirit of the personality is uncommon. Margi admits that this is her true passion, “Once I have achieved the profile of a person the rest just seems to fall into place. It’s rewarding to look at a sculpt and realize the individual is looking back at me. Wow, what a thrill.”

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