Margaret Westreich was born and raised in New Jersey, U.S.A. After studying oboe and graduating with a degree in Music Performance from Ithaca College, New York in 2007, she moved to Linz, Austria to continue her studies in music at the Bruckner Universität while pursuing her desire to become fluent in German.
In 2009, her passion for the visual arts led her to start studying design at the Meisterschule für Grafik- und Kommunikationsdesign. As her interest in photography grew, it soon became clear that she wanted to combine her background in design with conceptual photography. She is also strongly influenced and inspired by street and documentary photography.
Margaret ist currently Art Director at the Strobl Advertising Group in Linz, Austria and will be completing her photography studies at the Prager Fotoschule this year.