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Margaret Brown Halsey                                


The paintings of Dr. Margaret Brown Halsey are noted for imaginative and

vibrant color.  Her canvasses reflect not only Modern Art's larger dimensions               

of expression, but also dedication to the classical and unchanging principles                      Self Portrait

of composition which underpin great art of all periods.


A serious artist whose quest for excellence has taken her to much of the world to examine noted art, Dr. Halsey is equally accomplished as an art historian.  She has taught at New York City College of Technology and College of Mount Saint Vincent, Riverdale, N.Y.  art history courses in Modern Art, Art of USA,  Surveys of Western Art, Art of the Far East, Islamic Art, Classical and Baroque.


A talent who has submitted to rigorous scholastic discipline, Dr. Halsey received her Ph.D from New York University...her doctoral dissertation, "The Aesthetic and Educational Theories of Josef Albers."  Her training, thorough both in depth and breadth, encompasses numerous schools and teachers, including the Art Student's League in New York City, Academie Grande Chaumiere, and Academie Julien, Paris.  


Dr. Halsey was born in Texas, but has spent most of her adult life in New York City.  Her days are spent visiting museums and galleries, painting, and designing note cards for her business, Art Indigo Note Card. She also enjoys writing short stories and poetry.



Self Portraits



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