Margot Cheel is an award-winning photographer, private pilot and arts educator. Read this interview of Margot in South Shore Living magazine.
“I came to aerial photography at a time when I was seeking a new turn and view of the world. The perspective from above was exhilarating. After thirty years my art and travel background found a new focus.” Margot’s photography not only offers unique views of property & locations, but helps realtors sell homes, towns attract tourism and conservation groups promote preservation.
She has served The Trustees of the Reservation, The North & South Rivers Watershed Association, The Massachusetts Audubon Society, and collaborated with realtors throughout Boston’s South Shore, chambers of commerce, seacoast facilities, as well as homeowners, local businesses and The Appalachia Service Project.
Margot is an arts graduate of Middlebury College, founder of Twin Willows Craft Center (Ottawa, Canada), a licensed Private Pilot, and Eastern New England Chapter Chairman of The Ninety-Nines – the International Women Pilots Organization founded by Amelia Earhart. She is a member and past President of the New England Chapter of ASMP (American Society of Media Photographers).
Margot has been chosen for juried exhibitions in New England and South Florida. Her photography has appeared in numerous publications, calendars and environmental presentations. She is the cover photographer and contributor to the “Narrative History of Cohasset, 1950-2000”, published in 2002, Treasury of Cohasset History 2005” and ‘Savor of Salt” 2006. Her recent Fine Art Aerial Photography book, “Sea & Sand from the Sky” 2012, has been endorsed by astronaut to artist.
“With my aerial photography I invite you to remember the beauty, fragility and interconnectedness of our earth.”