Margaret Burroughs

Maiden Name: 
Taylor
Variant Names: 
Margaret Taylor Goss Burroughs
Margaret Goss Burroughs
Margaret T Burroughs
Spouse: 
Bernard Goss; then Charles Gordon Burroughs
Children: 
2
Birth Date: 
11/1/1917
Birth Place: 
St Rose, LA
Death Date: 
11/21/2010
Death Place: 
Chicago
Residences/Studios: 
Chicago
Active In: 
Chicago
Medium: 
Block Print
Drawing
Illustration
Lithography
Painting
Printmaking
Sculpture
Subject: 
African American Figure/Genre/Portrait
Portrait
Exhibitions: 
South Side Community Arts Center, Chicago
Corcoran Gallery, Washington DC
Memberships: 
South Side Community Art Center, Chicago, founding member
DuSable Museum, Chicago, co-founder
Collections: 
Oakton College, Chicago
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Training: 
Chicago State U, graduated 1937
SAIC, BA in art education 1946
SAIC, MA in art education, 1948
Other Occupations: 
Teacher, Dusable High School, Chicago (28 years); Kennedy-King Community College
Writer, poet
Book illustrator
Biography: 
Margaret Burroughs recalls her work in helping to establish the South Side Community Art Center in the Essay section of this website.