About Margaret W. and Joseph L. Fisher
Margaret "Peggy" Fisher an artist and teacher of long-standingreceived several awards throughout her fifty-plus year career, including the Citation for Notable Achievement in the Arts awarded by the American Association of University Women, Arlington, Virginia branch. Mrs. Fisher was an accomplished poet "Peggy's" watercolors and paintings were naturally the first works displayed in the 417 square foot gallery. The exhibit's opening reception was on September 29, 2001 and the show graced the gallery through the end of that year.
Joseph L. Fisher, Margaret's husband of 50 years, was also noted for his service to the local community. For 12 years he was a member of the Arlington County Board, serving as its Chair three times. He was a member of the United States Congress, representing Arlington, Fairfax and Loudoun Counties from 1975 through 1981.
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