Art is never finished, only abandoned.

-Leonardo da Vinci

Margaret Chiaro


Margaret "Maggie" Chiaro is a professional artist that received a BFA from the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ and an MFA from the New York Academy of Art, NYC. Her favorite subjects to paint and teach include artistic anatomy, life drawing, life painting and independent study. Margaret also holds a 200-Hour Yoga Alliance Certification and teaches both private and group Hatha Yoga classes.



Margaret actually        teaches the entire time in her class. One cannot help but succeed. She knows how to start people who are unfamiliar with oils step by step and sees that you correct any mistakes along the way. Margaret is positive and kind with constructive criticism. She is a really good teacher.

-Heidi Fouts

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OIl on Canvas

Margaret is a warm and energetic instructor who helps her students develop their talents in a fun supportive environment. Whether you're an absolute beginner or looking to "brush up" your technique Margaret is a great teacher. Her Palate to Palette classes are a blast! 

-RuthAnne Swiderski

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When Maggie isnt teaching or creating art, she is most likely to be spotted catching waves or striking her favorite yoga poses.