Oregon artist, Margret E. Short, specializes in still life/floral and portraits, and recently expanded her repertoire to include landscapes.Short is a Signature Member of Oil Painters of America and a Master Signature Member of American Women Artists. In February of 2022, Margret won the First Place Award for her painting, Deruta Delivery, at the America Artists Professional League Exhibit for Associate Members. Because of this honor, she is now an Elected Member. In 2018, she was honored with the Samuel T. Shaw Memorial Award at the Salmagundi Club Annual Juried Members Exhibit in New York City. In March of 2019, Margret received an Award of Excellence at the Virtuosos of the Oil Painters of America in St. Augustine, Florida. Margret has also been awarded four first prize awards at the Salmagundi Club: in 1998, 2005, 2010, and 2012. In 2014, Margret won a coveted Honorable Mention Award from Exhibit Juror David Leffel at the Salon International in San Antonio. In 1998, Ms. Short won the Director's Purchase Prize at Wichita's National Small Oil Painting Exhibit. Short has captured many other awards, including the Grumbacher Gold Medallion at the 1999 Oil Painters of America Exhibit in Scottsdale, AZ.
In early 2021, Short gained membership in the National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society, the American Artists Professional League, and regularly exhibits in all juried shows.
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