Primarily known for her impressionistic oils, Margo Petterson’s trademark has always been her “Feminine West” series, depicting the women of the early west.  She has also become known in recent years for her equine art, focusing mainly on Draft Horses, the wild mustangs and Indian paints of the western prairie.

Her recent paintings can be seen at the  Calgary Stampede in Calgary, Canada; the Western Masters Art Show in Great Falls, MT; and the Draft Horse Classic in Grass Valley, CA.  

Her work can be seen in Spirits in the Wind Gallery, Golden, CO;  Mackinac's Little Gallery, Mackinac Island, MI.

Petterson can also be found in Who’s Who in American Art and Who’s Who in America.  Her work has been published in Art of the American West, Directional Publishing Company and Inspirations Unlimited, to name a few.

Membership in professional organizations:  California Art Club - Artist Member;  American Academy of Equine Art - Signature Member; and Western Artists of America.

Petterson has won numerous awards including Best of Show at the Draft Horse Classic, Western States Horse Expo, Snake River Showcase.  She was 2003 Poster Artist for the Cowboy Poetry Festival in Big Bear Lake, California.

She lives with her husband in the High Sierra’s, in Coleville, CA.