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Margaret Miller Pelton, EdD

Occupation: Art Educator (Retired)
Born: Charlotte, North Carolina, November 5, 1934

Education:
EdD in College Administration, Nova Southeastern University (1979)
MS, Florida State University (1957)
BS, University of Miami (1956)

Career:
Retired (1996)
Founder, New World School of the Arts (1987-1996)
Vice Provost, New World School of the Arts (1987-1996)
Associate Dean of Humanities, Kendall Campus, Miami Dade College, Miami, FL (1979-1986)
Rank Professor, Kendall Campus, Miami Dade College, Miami, FL (1979-1986)
Chairman, Art Department Kendall Campus, Miami Dade College, Miami, FL (1971-1979)
Art Instructor, Kendall Campus, Miami Dade College, Miami, FL (1970-1979)
Teacher, Miami Dade Public School, Miami, FL (1957-1970)

Career Related:
Vice President, Lynn and Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Image Archives at MDC, Miami, FL (1996-Present); President, Lynn and Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Image Archives at MDC, Miami, FL (1986-Present); Founder, Lynn and Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Image Archives at MDC, Miami, FL (1986-1996); Board Member, VSA Florida (1986-1996); Vice President, International Network Performing and Visual Arts Schools (1994-1997); Board Member, International Network Performing and Visual Arts Schools (1986-1994); Florida Representative, Southeastern Board (1960-1980); Member, Florida Art Education Association Inc (1957-1980); President, Florida Art Education Association Inc (1970-1972)

Civic:
Board Member, Dade Heritage Trust, Florida (1995-2001); Member, Dade Commission on the Status of Women, Florida (1983-1986); Chairman, American Crafts Council, Southeast Florida (1974-1977)

Creative Works:
Exhibitor, One-Woman Show, Complete Choice Gallery (2012); Exhibitor, Art Guild Orange Park (2010); Exhibitor, Art Guild of Orange Park, Spring Exhibition (2010); Exhibitor, Jacksonville Watercolor Society (2009); Exhibitor, Florida Watercolor Society (2009); Exhibitor, One-Woman Show, Jacksonville Water Color Society Show (2009); Exhibitor, One-Woman Show, Florida Water Color Society Show (2009); Exhibitor, One-Woman Show, Richmond Cottage Deering Estate, Miami, FL (2006); Exhibitor, Watercolor Society of North Carolina, New Bern, NC (2003); Exhibitor, Florida Professional Art Guild (2003); Exhibitor, Bascom Gallery Exhibitor, Highlands, NC (2003); Exhibitor, Highlands Art League (2003); Exhibitor, “Spring Exhibition,” Miami Water Color Society (2001-2003); Exhibitor, Bet Breira Gallery (2002); Exhibitor, One-Woman Show, Kendall Campus Gallery, Miami Dade College, Miami, FL (2002); Exhibitor, “Fall Exhibition,” Miami Water Color Society (2001); Exhibitor, “Western Regional Show,” Watercolor Society North Carolina, Asheville, NC (2001); Exhibitor, Macon County Fair, Franklin, NC (2001); Exhibitor, Macon County Fair, Franklin, NC (2000); Exhibitor, “Spring Exhibition,” Miami Water Color Society (1999); Exhibitor, St. Augustine Art Association Tactile Show; Two-Person Exhibitor

Awards:
Honoree, Best in Show, St. Augustine Art Association Tactile Show (2014); Recipient, Best Show Award, Florida Watercolor Society Exhibition, Bradentor, FL (2011); Recipient, Best Show Award, Washington, DC National Competition, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (2011); Recipient, Lifetime Achievement Award, Dade Art Education Associate Dr. Clem Pennington (2011); Recipient, Three Iris First Place Awards, Art Guild of Orange Park (2010); Recipient, Azaleas & Monarcks Honorable Mention Award, Jacksonville Water Color Society Show (2009); Recipient, Sweet Magnolias Gallery Directors Award, Jacksonville Watercolor Society (2009); Recipient, Second Award, Florida Professional Art Guild (2003); Recipient, First Award, Bet Breira Gallery (2002); Recipient, People’s Choice Award, Miami Water Color Society (2001); Recipient, Florida Art Educator of the Year Award, Florida Art Education Association Inc (1989); Recipient, Award, Florida Endowment Humanities Board (1984-1989); Recipient, Outstanding Award, Miami Water Color Society

Memberships:
Member, Hanna Dustin Chapter, National Society of Colonial Dames XVII Century, Jacksonville, FL (2005-Present); Member, Patriots Chapter, United Daughters of 1812, Jacksonville, FL (2008); Regent, Coral Gables Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (2006-2008); Trustee, Miami Water Color Society; Signature Member, Miami Water Color Society; Art Guild of Orange Park; Signature Member, Florida Watercolor Society; Member, Jacksonville Fine Arts Forum; Member, Jacksonville Watercolor Society; Member, Macon County Art Association; Member, Watercolor Society of North Carolina; Member, United Daughters of the Confederacy; Member, Daughters of 1812

Political Affiliation:
Republican

Religion:
Presbyterian

Family:
Daughter of William Andrew Miller and Helen Cook Miller Margolin
Married: Donald Wesley Pelton Jr.
Children: Charles F.; Donald W. III

Biography Sources:
Who’s Who in America – 2018, 71st Edition (pub. 2018)
Who’s Who in America – 2016, 70th Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in America – 2015, 69th Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in America – 2014, 68th Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in America – 2013, 67th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in America – 2012, 66th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in America – 2010, 64th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in America – 2009, 63rd Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who in America – 2008, 62nd Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in America – 2007, 61st Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in American Education – 2007-2008, 8th Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in the World – 2016, 33rd Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in the World – 2015, 32nd Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in the World – 2014, 31st Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in the World – 2013, 30th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in the World – 2012, 29th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in the World – 2011, 28th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in the World – 2010, 27th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in the World – 2007, 24th Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who of American Women – 2010-2011, 28th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who of American Women – 2008-2009, 27th Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who of American Women – 2007, 26th Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who of American Women – 2006-2007, 25th Edition (pub. 2005)

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