Born in 1977 in the village of Tulancingo de Bravo, Hidalgo, Mexico; Margarita Maxon has worked designing stages, logotypes, and advertisement for the Federal Government of Hidalgo State, in the departments of Tourism and Economy.
Besides, Margarita kept painting for specific clientele, especially portraits and historical themes of Mexico. The principal subjects of her paintings were villagers, farmers, prehispanic natives, Aztec & Maya Mythology, and the Spanish Conquest.
Maxson immigrated to the United States in 2006 and started exhibiting through the region. Her work has been published in The Norwich Bulletin, the New Haven newspaper The Register, the New London newspaper “The Day”, and The New York Times. In 2009 Margarita started working in doll making, and mixed media. Margarita’s work is found in collections across the USA, Canada, Mexico, Panama, Chile, Argentina, France, and India. Her work is currently exhibited at Spectrum Gallery in Centerbrook, Connecticut.