Margot McMahon papers

Inclusive Dates: 
1983–2004

This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

1 linear foot of material relating to artist Margot McMahon, consisting of biographical data; items related to McMahon’s professional work, including curricula vitae, exhibition catalogues, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and papers documenting the construction and installation of various works between 1989 and 2004; papers concerning McMahon’s community involvement as a sculptor; and photographs and other visual documentation of McMahon’s professional work.

Biographical Historical Note

Margot McMahon is a Chicago-area sculptor whose work emphasizes multiculturalism, social justice, Chicago history, and Catholic heritage. McMahon has created numerous commissioned works for public sites.