Art in Action

Step under the stately portico,up the foyer stairs and into the halls of the 1921 Onancock School to find a hive of artistic endeavors behind the doors of old classrooms of yesteryear. Our resident tenants include uber-talented artists, painting in many mediums, several potters and carvers, jewelry designers, a landscape architect, and writers. Most of the artist studios are working studios, so it's always a good thing to connect first to be sure they are available. Learn all about our residents.


Featured Artist

Marge Bradach


Marge Bradach is a painter and jewelry maker here on the Eastern Shore since moving to Gargatha in 2006. Well known for her highly evocative paintings in oil, acrylic, and watercolor, she has been juried into shows in Salisbury as well as Ocean City and Worchester County. Her prize winning paintings capture life on the Eastern Shore of Virginia in all its forms, colors, and richness, Marge does commissioned pet portraiture from your favorite photo. She has studios in Onancock and in Chincoteague.

Studio 113 - Hours are Tues-Thurs, 11-3, and Special Events

757-665-4507 - magpienow@aol.com


Resident Artists