Aquarius Press/Willow Books

Margot McMahon Collection

A new line of exciting titles by award-winning author Margot McMahon. 

Margot McMahon is an internationally-acclaimed artist and sculptor with work exhibited at the Smithsonian and around the world in public and private collections.

Her work appears in the permanent collections of Yale University, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the John D. MacArthur State Park, The Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, The National Portrait Gallery, the Chicago History Museum, The Chicago Botanic Garden and Soka Gakkai International. Over a period of five years, McMahon explored and interpreted her Irish Catholic heritage in the creation of art for St. Patrick’s Church in Lake Forest, Illinois.

Margot earned an MFA from Yale University and taught sculpture and drawing at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, DePaul University and Yale University. She lives in Chicago with her husband and visiting three grown children.

She is the daughter of artist-reporter Franklin McMahon, the WWII B-17 navigator who returned home to become an artist-reporter. McMahon illustrated the Emmett Till Trial and the Trial of the Chicago 7. He later became an Emmy and Peabody award-winning filmmaker and Presidential artist.