Peggy Kannenstine in Woodstock, Vermont, has been painting since she was a young child. Her interest in the subject started when she began taking children's art classes at the Art Institute of Chicago. Throughout the years, she honed her artistic skills. When she attended Washington University in St. Louis, she majored in fine arts. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in the subject from the institution's school of fine arts. After graduation, she studied at the Art Students League of New York.
Current & Past Positions
Ms. Kannenstine has held many positions on different boards. Currently, she is on the Board of The Center for Cartoon Studies in White River Junction, Vermont. In the past, she was the secretary of the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies' board of directors. Peggy also chaired the Vermont Arts Council twice.
In 2005, she was invited to participate in the White House's Mini-Conference on Creativity and Aging. She has even served on the Vermont Council on Culture and Innovation (VCCI), which studied policy issues of the creative economy for her state. Some of her other positions include:
• Past Board Member of the New England Foundation for the Arts
• Two-Time President of the Pentangle Arts Council
• Chair of the Board of Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, Vermont