Margie Beth Labadie

Margie Labadie’s personal, expressive art represent a seamless flow of digital and traditional techniques that include tabla rasa, photography, drawing, and printmaking. She exhibits her art work, presents workshops and lectures internationally and nationally on digital fine art, techniques and creativity. Labadie’s art has focused on the historical relationships between birds and humans. A member of the Society of the Arts in Healthcare, her recent work includes imagery from recent medical procedures including throat surgery and voice therapy.

Margie Labadie teaches at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke in the Digital Arts area. Since 2004 her teaching has included digital fine art, digital art appreciation, digital photography and web design. Labadie is the Coordinator of the UNC Pembroke Digital Academy which conducts annual meetings and conferences on digital creativity, teaching and learning.

 

In 2008 Margie Labadie was a visiting lecturer at National Taiwan Normal University. In 2007 she was a visiting artist and lecturer at the National Institute of Design in Ahmedabad and Banasthali Vidyapith University in Jaipur, India. In 2006 she was a Fubon International Communication Scholar at National Chengchi University in Taiwan. She has also been a visiting artist in Nanjing, China; Taipei, Taiwan; New Dehli, India and an artist-in-residence for the United States National Park Service.

Margie Labadie received her Master of Fine Art from East Carolina University in Printmaking with an emphasis in digital techniques (2003). She did her undergraduate studies at Temple University, Philadelphia, USA and Tyler School of Art in Rome, Italy (1982). In between degrees, she owned her own international travel company and took artists into the rain forests of Central and South America to document and draw medicinal plants.

 

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