Mary Margaret Holcomb
about the teacher
Mary Margaret Holcomb is an art historian who is passionate about sharing her love of art with others. She received her master's in the History of Art, Theory and Display from the University of Edinburgh and her bachelor's in Art History from Arizona State University. She is currently studying for a Master of Arts in Teaching for Art Education at Mississippi University for Women, and she hopes to begin working towards a PhD in the near future. She is a professor of art at Tarrant County Community College in her home state of Texas where she teaches both in-person and online.
When Mary Margaret is not teaching, she enjoys reading and collecting books. Additionally, she loves learning more about philosophy, theology, music, and history. She also loves to make art, take photographs, and work on sewing projects. If inspiration strikes, you may find her writing for her latest art historical project.
Art has been an immensely powerful tool of communication for religious, political, and emotional purposes, among many others, for thousands of years. For this reason, I believe it is imperative to study and have knowledge of art: its meaning, function, and value are just a few points …