Margaret Frizzell (1922-2007) was born in Sherbrooke Quebec. She graduated from the Department of Fine Art of the Ontario College of Art in Toronto and the Banff Summer School of Fine Art in Banff, Alberta, where one of her portrait works hangs in the permanent collection. She studied watercolour under Leslie Coppold, R.C.A., Caroline Buchanan, A.W.S. Zoltan Szabo andBarbara Simmons. Margaret was a member and past president of Artistes Hudson Artists, a member of Cercle Artistique du Quebec, Comite 'Culturel La Presqu'lle, Vaudreuil, Que. She was a charter member of the International Society of Artists, Ohio. In 1992 she was accepted as a member of the Arts Club of Montreal. Preferring to paint outdoors, Margaret worked in oil, watercolour and ink. Her primary residence was in Hudson, Quebec, but for 36 summers, Margaret and her husband, Harold, operated “Paintings of the Island” in Oyster Bed Bridge.