Margaret Holmes is a recent MN State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant recipient. She received her Master of Fine Arts from Lesley University of College of Art and Design (formerly AIB/Lesley University) in Visual Arts, Boston, MA, and Master of Arts from University of Wisconsin, Superior, and her Bachelor of Arts from St. Cloud State University in St. Cloud, MN. She lived in Illinois before moving to Minnesota. Her photographic work challenge current conventions and expectations.