Margaret Berg OR Magrikie Berg in her native Afrikaans, was born and raised in South Africa. In 2000 she left her beloved country to pursue her creative passion and continue her studies at Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles. Today, Margaret is bringing her illustrations to a wide range of products including books, magazines, food & beauty packaging, greeting cards, stationery, gift ware, tabletop & drink ware, fabrics & textiles, tech accessories, wall décor and more. Margaret lives in Santa Monica, California where she enjoys the sun, seagulls and not needing a car. She delights in the wonder of creation and she feels blessed that her favorite pastime can be her career.