Margarita Cabrera was born in 1973 in Monterrey, Mexico. She received her BFA in Sculpture in 1997 and her MFA in Combined Media in 2007, both from Hunter College in New York, NY. Cabrera has been the subject of several solo and two-person exhibitions, including at Plan b Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM (2002); Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Art Center, Austin, TX (2012); Ogden Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA (2019); and McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX (2022-23). She has also participated in many group exhibitions, including Domestic Odyssey, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA (2004); A Declaration of Immigration, National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago, IL (2008); Unraveled: Textiles Reconsidered, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH (2016); and Working Thought, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA (2022).
Bio and website updated as of 2023.