Margi Lucena’s impressionistic, representional style of painting comes from a love of the landscape. The beautiful land and diverse culture in New Mexico has influenced her art in many ways. Margi has been the recipient of many awards, including The Masterworks of New Mexico Statehood Award, Santa Fe Plein Air Festival Award of Excellence, and is a Pastel Society of NM Distinguished Pastelist. She paints en plein air, and in her San Antonio studio . Lucena teaches plein air workshops, with emphasis on working with pastels on applied textured surfaces. She is represented by RSHanna Gallery in Fredericksburg, TX, and by Selby Fleetwood Gallery at 600 Canyon Road, Santa Fe.