||Margo Herr was born in Shaker Heights, Ohio, in 1937
and grew up in the Midwest. She studied painting with Ruben Tam at the Brooklyn Museum
School and received her BFA and MFA degrees from Syracuse University.
Her paintings have been exhibited at the Brooke Alexander Gallery, 55 Mercer Street,
Smith Barney, C.W. Post College, and Parsons school of Design.
She was an art director at Doubleday & Co., Harper Collins, and Macmillan; designed
book jackets for the Beacon Press, E. P. Dutton, Schocken, and time life; and taught
at Temple University, Hunter College, Pratt Institute, and Parsons School of Design.
She received grants and awards from the New York Foundation for the Arts, Tyrone
Guthrie Centre in Ireland, Yaddo Foundation, American Institute of Graphic Arts,
Art Directors Club of New York, and Society of Illustrators.
She died in New York in 2005.
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