Margie's Art

Margie will donate 100% profit from your purchase
to the nonprofit organization of your choice.


About the Artist, Margie Lopez Read

Art has been important to me for as long as I can remember, and I have been doing paintings since I was 10 years old. I am a product of the 50’s and 60’s, and was influenced by many artists contemporary to those days. I believe that art is at its best when it teaches, records a memory, tells a story, or provokes thought. For this reason, almost all of my pieces are accompanied with a story. My goal is to use art as a means to raise funds for programs that improve the condition of our world.

Art is life and not worth much unless it helps make things just a little bit better in one way or another.

In my Donation Art transactions, I trade original paintings and or can trade excellent quality prints made from those same paintings. Some of my works are 3-D, and the originals are traded for a donation. On occasion, I work with Jay Schreider who transforms pieces of wood into creative shapes for my paintings. Those are also available for trade with a check made out to a worthwhile organization.

Over the years this has included raising funds to help Doctors Without Borders, UNICEF, and other humanitarian aid programs through the world. I also trade my works for donations to education scholarships and other local programs where I live and work: El Dorado County (California), Lane County (Oregon) and also in Moab (Utah).

Contact me if you are interested in making your donation via trade for one of my paintings, prints or 3-D pieces. Contact me via this website, or through my email address: Also, please email me if you wish to receive notification of new art pieces as they become available.

Contact me about your purchase/donation or if you have any questions:

Please email me if you wish to receive notification of new art pieces as they become available.

Visit My Links:
Art For the Soul
El Dorado Arts Council


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