Margaret Kinsey

2020/21 NAN Lifetime Achievement Awardee

Margaret Kinsey is a needle artist, designer and teacher. She is an EGA Certified Teacher in Silk and Metal Thread Techniques and is certified to teach Japanese Embroidery. Margaret is the designated US teacher for the Kunimitsu studio, and studies Rozashi with Fumiko Ozaki of Tokyo, Japan. Shecontinues her studies with the Japanese Embroidery Center in Atlanta.

Margaret has taught extensively internationally, and at the chapter, regional, and national level for The Embroiderers’ Guild of America (EGA) and the American Needlepoint Guild (ANG).

Margaret’s works have been sold and are on display in many countries of the world. She has had her work exhibited in a wide variety of invitational and juried shows throughout the U.S. In 2008, Margaret received the National EGA Golden Thread Award.