Margie Criner is an American artist born in Detroit in 1968. Her sculptural work invites the viewer to examine sculptural form from a distance, then, thru a lens portal, shift to see a hidden miniature interior usually inspired by her childhood memories. Her work explores universal experiences like waiting, commuting, traveling, family settings and dreaming. She received a Bachelor of Science in Textile Design from Michigan State University in 1991 and has exhibited her work throughout the United States. Her work is in private collections throughout the world. Margie Criner currently works and resides in Chicago, Illinois.