Margot Stage was introduced to fabric art in 2001. Before that pivotal moment, her expressive media had been words and sound, as she worked as a National Public Radio host and producer (primarily at WGBH) and freelance writer. Turning to visual art was like coming home to an earlier self. Stage’s work was immediately accepted into juried exhibitions and has been shown extensively.
Her art has been selected for exhibition at Provincetown Art Association Museum, Cape Cod Museum of Art, Heritage Museum and Gardens, Fruitlands Museum, Fitchburg Art Museum, DeCordova Museum, Whistler House Museum of Art, The Schoolhouse Gallery, Brickbottom Gallery, Lesley University, Bunker Hill Community College, Lasell College, Lawrence Academy, The Carnegie Center for Art, Cambridge Art Association, Concord Art Association, Indian Hill Music Center, Arnold Arboretum, Moose Hill Audubon Gallery, The Center for Art in Natick, Fiber Arts Center, Gallery 119, Brush Art Gallery, Loading Dock Gallery, Ayer Lofts Gallery, Cambridge Center for Adult Education, and Parish Center for the Arts.
Stage’s work has appeared in Fiber Arts Magazine, The Boston Globe, The Lowell Sun, The Middlesex Beat, The Ithaca Journal, The Boston Phoenix, and The Westford Eagle. Her work is held in the collections of Enterprise Bank, The Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union, Lowell Community Health Center, the Free Software Foundation and by many private individuals. MIT and Lando & Anastasi borrowed her work through a corporate loan program. Stage has received several residencies at The Studios at Mass MoCA, and multiple grants from the Massachusetts Cultural Council. She teaches art to individuals and groups of both children and adults.
Stage lives with her artist husband and their dog in Eastham, Massachusetts.