Born 1953 - Seattle, Washington
Margaret Stratton works in both photography and video. Her first videotape, Kiss The Boys And Make Them Die (1994), was awarded Best New Film or Video of 1995 from the Canadian Film Board, the Directors Award from the Black Maria Film Festival in Los Angeles, First Place Best Experimental Work at University of Oregon Queer Film Festival, and Juror's Choice at Three Rivers Arts Festival in Pittsburgh. Her videotapes have been screened at festivals and venues nationally and internationally. She has received five National Endowment for the Arts Awards in three categories: Photography, Installation, and New Genres. Her photography has been published in Reframings: New Feminist Photographies (Temple University Press, 1996), Art, Document, Market, Science: Photography's Multiple Roles (Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, 1998), and Lesbian Art in America (2000).