Margaret Brooks, Philipsburg St. Maarten Member Since June 2015 Artist Statement Based in St. Maarten and an avid traveler, Margaret Brooks is an artist and a photographer. She sells originals of her miniature paintings of Caribbean land- and seascapes to tourists. She expresses herself also through abstract art and some European subject matter. In photography she loves to capture pathways, birds, coastal scenes, architecture and the play of light in plant life. She is highly inspired by her grandmother, prolific watercolor artist Laura Neese of Wisconsin. She won several Awards in the Light Space and Time Online Art Gallery Art Competitions held June 2015 through May 2019.