Pittsburgh Artist Registry

Maggy Aston

Maggy Aston

Artistic Category Artist
Career Level Mid-career
Experienced With Teaching engagements, Collaboration

Maggy Aston’s mixed-media prints and paintings explore connections between nature, science, and the decorative arts.


Maggy Aston lives and works on the banks of the Monongahela River in Greensboro, PA. She teaches drawing and biological illustration at California University of Pennsylvania, where she encourages her students to study nature and draw directly from observation. She spends her summers painting landscapes on Assateague Island, off the coast of Virginia, and operates a seaside bookshop-gallery with her husband on Chincoteague Island. Each summer, she offers a two-month artist’s residency at her home and studios in Greene County, PA.



Greensboro, Pennsylvania 15338
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  • Sculpture
  • Printmaking
  • Painting
  • Mixed-media
  • Drawing


  • Ceramic
  • Engraving
  • Gouache
  • Graphite
  • Ink
  • Landscape
  • Mural
  • Nature
  • New media
  • Oil Paint
  • Organic
  • Paper
  • Watercolor
  • Woodcut