Keane is an internationally famous and acclaimed artist. She is originally
from Tennessee, a long time resident of Hawaii and now makes her home
in Sonoma County, near San Francisco. At 79 years of age, she continues
to produce new and delightful masterpieces.
by Margaret Keane are in public collections all over the world: The
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Madrid; The National Museum of
Western Art, Tokyo; National Museum of Modern Art, Mexico City; Musee
Communal Des Beaux-Arts, Bruges; Tennessee Fine Arts Museum, Nashville,
Tennessee; Brooks Memorial Museum, Memphis, Tennessee; Hawaii State
Capitol, Honolulu; The United Nations, New York City and others.
one-artist shows around the world have featured the works of Margaret
Keane. The Brussels Pavilion at the Brussels World's Fair, by special
invitation of the Belgian government; Tokyo American Cultural Center
in Tokyo, sponsored by the U.S. State Department; National Museum of
Contemporary Art in Madrid and galleries in New York, Chicago, Honolulu,
Houston, San Francisco and Beverly Hills are just some of the locations.
She was named a Fellow of The Society of Western Artists after exhibiting
in three Annual Juried Shows in the M.H. De Young Memorial Museum in
recognized by their wistful and sad-eyed children, Margaret Keane's
works now feature happy children, animals, or both, all with her signature
large-eyes, in delightful places and situations. "The eyes I draw
on my children are an expression of my own deepest feelings. Eyes are
windows of the soul," explains Margaret.