Margot Datz

Margot Datz Hosts Annual Art Show

Island artist Margot Datz, renowned for her murals and fanciful paintings, hosts her annual one-day show and sale at Grange Hall on Saturday.

The Artistry of a Creative Friendship

In 1979, Carly Simon opened the Hot Tin Roof nightclub with two partners. To decorate the venue, she hired Margot Datz, a 26-year-old sculptor who had recently moved to the Vineyard.

Marine Mural Celebration

On Friday, Oct. 12 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. there will be a party to officially celebrate the marine mural by Margot Datz

Let the Creative Rumpus Begin

Painter Margot Datz's show Party Animals opens for its annual one-night reception on August 4 at the Grange Hall from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Under the Sea and Around the World

When Margot Datz began painting the walls of the children’s room at the Edgartown Public Library last fall, she expected the work to take three or four months at most.

Art on the Run; Hot Tin Roof Mural for Sale

One of the last relics of the Hot Tin Roof is for sale. Approximately 240 feet of an iconic mural painted by Margot Datz in the early 1990s is available for purchase.

Margot Datz Explores the Heart

The Vineyard artist known for her magical realism paintings, murals and illustrations, held a one-night show Saturday at the Grange.

Flying Horses Are Rooted in the Past, Galloping into the Future

The carousel opens for its 142nd consecutive season on Saturday, April 15, when the Martha’s Vineyard Preservation Trust will unveil panels newly refurbished by artist Margot Datz.

Church Mural Restoration Continues

Carefully stripping away small sections of paint at the Old Whaling Church in Edgartown, the muralist Margot Datz was looking for guidance for her next design.

Restored Mural Reveals Form And Function at Whaling Church

When artist Margot Datz begins a new project she finds it hard to stop. “Until someone rips me off the wall I’m there,” she said on Wednesday morning at the Old Whaling Church in Edgartown. Although no one is coming to rip Ms. Datz off the wall, her brother Stephen Datz is on hand to “help her out the door,” he said. Good thing, too, as this weekend there will be a wedding held at the church. Scaffolding and bridal gowns do not really mix. But magnificently-restored murals serving as a backdrop for wedded bliss definitely do.

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