curriculum vitae 


 B.A., University of Florida, School of Art & Art History, Gainesville, Florida, 1976

 A.A., Daytona State College, Daytona Beach, Florida, 1973


Grants and Awards:

 County of Volusia Artist Enhancement Grant, 2007

 Florida Arts Council Artist Enhancement Grant, 2005

 Art Scholarship, Daytona Beach Art League, 1971

 Third Place, New York Times “Parallels”, Artful Gardens Gallery, Zephyrhills, FL, 2006

 First Place, Lake Mary Heathrow Festival of the Arts, Lake Mary, FL, 2006

 First Place, Lake Mary Heathrow Festival of the Arts, Lake Mary, FL, 2005

 Museum Purchase Award, Halifax Art Festival, Daytona Beach, FL, 2002

 3 Gold, 1 Silver ADDY Awards, 4th District American Advertising Fed., Florida/Caribbean,  1992-99

 11 ADDY Awards, 4th District American Advertising Federation, Florida/Caribbean, 1983-84


Professional Experience:

 Volusia County Environmental Activity Manager: Design/Marketing, 2015-Present

 Volusia County Coastal Division Activity Manager: Design/Marketing, 2013-2015

 Volusia County Special Project Manager: Environmental, Cultural, Historic/Heritage, and Outdoor Recreation

     Grants Program, 2001-2013

 Volusia County Community Information Art Director, Graphic Design, and Writer, 1986 –1990

 Art Director, various marketing, advertising, and national publication agencies, 1976 – 1985

 Owner, Fine Arts, 1976 - Present


Other Professional Activities:

 Vice President, Florida Artists Group, 2019-2021

 Manager, NEA Big Read art exhibit, Volusia County Libraries, 2017, 2018, 2019

 Judge, National League of American Pen Women Juried Art Show, Daytona Beach, FL, 2017

 Author and editor, Blog: IN ART with Margaret Schnebly Hodge (, 2013-Present

 Director and artist, Glyph project, web based survey on symbolism in contemporary western culture to

     result in multiple art works, 2009-2017

 Curator, Daytona State College Alumni Exhibit, Daytona Beach, FL, 2016

 Curator, Yvonne Scarlett Golden Cultural Center, Forms of Freedom, 2015

 Judge, Daytona State College Graduates Exhibit, 2015

 Judge, Winter Park Fall Festival of the Arts, Winter Park, FL, 2014

 Member, Women At The Top Citrus Club Series: Celebrating the Arts, Orlando, FL, 2014-2015

 Author/Presenter, Diversity AB EX 1940-2013, YSG Cultural Center, Daytona Beach, FL, 2014

 Judge, Brush and Palette Club, Daytona Beach Art League, Daytona Beach, FL, 2013

 Founding member 2009, President 2012-14, Florida Museum for Women Artists, DeLand, FL

 Curatorial & Government Relations, Florida Museum for Women Artists, DeLand, FL, 2009-14

 Curator, Eye of the Collector 2010, Annual Witness to Creativity 2009-13, and Applaud That Woman 2013,

     Florida Museum for Women Artists, DeLand, FL, 2009-14

 State Board Member, National Museum for Women in the Arts, Tallahassee, FL, 2005-08

 Museum design & construction liaison, Florida Museum for Women Artist, DeLand, FL, 2007-08

 Facilitator and moderator, Who Does She Think She Is, Museum of Florida Art, DeLand, FL, 2007

 Appointed member for CEC Region, Florida Committee National Museum for Women Artists to Wakayama, Japan

     and Florida, USA Sister States Exchange panel discussion, DeLand, FL, 2003

 Developer / manager, Earthfest, Volusia County, FL, 1991-2000


Professional Affiliations:

 Member, Florida Artists Group, State of Florida

 Member, National Women's Caucus for Art, New York, NY

 Member, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C.

 Member, Florida Associations of Museums

 Member, Museum of Arts and Sciences, Daytona Beach, FL

 Member, Museum of Art, DeLand, FL

 Member, Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, FL

 Member, Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL

 Member, Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL

 Member, Cornell Museum, Winter Park, FL


Selected Writings and Publications: listing as of 2020

 SA+AH alumna Margaret Schnebly Hodge explores the cosmos in new exhibition, Casey Wooster, University of

     Florida, In the Loop publication, April 27, 2017

 Adrift In Space, Kile Brewer, Clay Today News, April 26, 2017

 Eclipse Exhibit Open at PHSC Gallery by Elizabeth Dentato, Hernando Sun, April 2017

 Breaking Free: Dark Energy, Dark Matter, Gary R. Libby, Director Emeritus, Museum of Arts & Sciences,

     Daytona Beach, FL, 2014

 Margaret Schnebly Hodge brings Transitory Glory, Christine Cole, Orlando Sentinel, 2012

 Best of America: Painting, curated catalog by Kennedy Publications, 2007 and 2009

 Flux: As Subject, As Verb, Donald Dusinberre, EU Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL, 2007

 Margaret Hodge: Inside/Outside, Laura Stewart, arts educator and critic, 2007

 Art in the Sunshine a 20 Mile Road Project, series of articles in Daytona Beach News-Journal, Palm Coast

     Lifestyles Magazine, Home Town News; Series of interviews on Channel 13 and FOX News, 2007

 Art sends message in women’s work, Christine Cole, Orlando Sentinel, 2007

 Expressing thoughts with Margaret Schnebly Hodge, Blair Townley, Backstage Magazine, 2006

 Abstracts on view, Sandi Carrol, The Observer, June 2006

 Lake Mary-Heathrow Festival of the Arts Winners, Seminole Magazine, spring 2006

 Women to Watch, National Museum of Women In The Arts, spring 2005

 In Flux; Survey of works by Steve Aimone, artist and educator, January 2005

 Look! Pockets of art are popping up, Terry Hummel, Orlando Sentinel, September 2005

 Artists in Exhibit differ in their materials, tone, Christine Cole, Orlando Sentinel, June 2005

 Exhibition will feature sculpture and abstract art by Debbie Mannis, Orlando Sentinel, May 2005

 Gallery offers oasis of art, Christine Cole, Orlando Sentinel, July 2005

 In Flux paintings show transformation, Laura Stewart, Daytona Beach News-Journal, 2005

 FAM Gallery, FAM News, Florida Assoc. of Museums Foundation, 2004

 In Flux by Gary R. Libby, Director, Museum of Arts and Sciences Magazine, Fall 2004

 State of the Arts, Florida Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, summer 2004

 Figures add up to artist’s latest genre, Orlando Sentinel, January 2003

 Margaret Hodge’s art works will be on display in Edgewater, Sandi Carroll, The Observer,2003

 Show provokes thought, Paul Marseglia, The Daytona Beach News-Journal, April 2002



 L. Gale Lemerand Collection at the Lemerand Student Center, Daytona State College, Daytona Beach, FL

 Northwest Florida State College, Niceville, FL

 Corporate Collection, County of Volusia, FL

 Museum of Arts and Sciences, Daytona Beach, FL

 Multiple private and corporate collections in Florida and Southeast United States

 Public Art, City of Daytona Beach

 Public Art, City of Lake Helen


Selected Exhibits:


Solo exhibits

 Museum of Florida Art and Culture, South Florida State College, Avon Park, FL, Feb-March 2020

 Thrasher-Horne Center for the Arts, St. Johns River State College, Orange Park, FL, April-June 2017

 Rao Musunuru, M.D. Art Gallery, Pasco-Hernando State College, Newport Richey, FL, 2017

 Mattie Kelly Fine & Performing Arts Center, Northwest Florida State College, Niceville, FL, 2015

 Dr. Gene Prough Center for the Arts, Chipola State College, Marianna, FL, 2015

 The News Journal Center at Daytona State College, Daytona Beach, FL, 2014

 Karpeles Manuscript Museum, Jacksonville, FL, 2014 and 2007

 Yvonne Scarlett-Golden Cultural and Educational Center, Daytona Beach, FL, 2013

 Chamber of Commerce, DeLand, FL, 2013

 Art in the Square, City of Tavares, FL, 2012 and 2007

 The Casements, Ormond Beach, FL, 2009

 Artisan Gallery, DeLand, FL – installation “The Package”, 2009

 Main Street DeLand, exhibit hall, DeLand, FL, 2005

 Museum of Arts and Sciences, Daytona Beach, FL, 2005

 African American Museum of Art, DeLand, FL, 2005


Founding Artist, initiated and managed collaborative events

 Art in the Sunshine, a 20-mile road project: 300 art works out of repurposed plastic were created by 100

     artists and installed along a 20-mile route in Volusia County for 3 months, FL, 2007

 COVART: 20 art works by 5 artists from found objects installed along trails in a local park for 1 month,

     Daytona Beach, FL, 2006

 Freedom Field: 50 art works on the theme of Freedom created by 30 artists were displayed at a major retail

     venue Memorial Day weekend, then donated to a Veterans Home, Daytona Beach, FL, 2009


Group shows – competitions and invitations

 Foosaner Museum at Florida Institute of Technology, Eau Gallie, FL 2020

 ARTFIELDS, Lake City, SC 2019

 Naples Art Gallery, Naples, FL 2019

 Ringling College of Art + Design, Sarasota, FL 2019

 Influence of Sound, Ormond Museum of Art, Ormond Beach, FL 2018/2019

 Off the Beaten Path Florida Arts Tour, Ormond Beach, FL 2018

 Webber Gallery, College of Central Florida, Ocala, FL 2018

 Harris House Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL 2018

 Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens, Winter Park, FL, 2007

 Bethune Cookman University Performing Art Center Gallery, Daytona Beach, FL, 2007

 Annual Juried Show, Florida Museum for Women Artists, DeLand, FL, 2013

 Peabody Auditorium Performing Arts Center, Daytona Beach, FL (3 artists), 2009

 DeLand Museum of Art, “Florida Biennial”, DeLand, FL, 2006

 New York Times “Parallels”, Artful Gardens Gallery, Zephyrhills, FL, 2006

 Ormond Memorial Museum, “Figurative”, Ormond Beach, FL, (3 artists), 2006

 Lyssa Morgan Gallery, International Exhibit, Tampa, FL, 2006

 News Journal Performing Arts Center, Daytona Beach, FL, 2006

 City of Tavares, City Hall, Tavares, FL, 2005

 Mount Dora Center for the Arts, “Metaphor”, Mount Dora, FL (2 artists), 2005

 Art League of Daytona Beach, FL (3 artists), 2005

 Park Avenue Fine Art Gallery, Winter Park, FL, 2005

 Thomas Kelly Administration Center, Florida Committee, National Museum of Women in the Arts, DeLand, FL,

     2004 and 2005

 International Show, Brad Cooper Gallery, Tampa, FL, 2004

 Artscape Naples, Gallery Victoria, Naples, FL, 2004

 DeLand Museum of Art, “Florida Biennial”, DeLand, FL, 2004

 Orlando Museum of Art, 1st Thursday event (Sept), Orlando, FL, 2003

 Ormond Memorial Museum, “Pro Art”, Ormond Beach, FL, 2003

 Orlando Museum of Art, 1st Thursday event (Oct/Sept), Orlando, FL, 2003