Famous Burlingtonians

Margaret Lindsay Holton - Artist, Author, Activitist

Margaret Lindsay Holton is a multi-disciplined Canadian artist, author and community activist. She is an award-winning Canadian fine furniture designer & manufacturer, a fine art painter, and collectible pinhole and photo-collage photographer.   Holton has authored books of photography, poetry and prose, including Canadada: A Painter’s Nature.  She has also produced two musical CDs, and written & directed a WW1-focused film, The Frozen Goose, based on a published short story that was shot in Burlington, Milton and Westfield Heritage Village. One of her original typeface designs was licensed to graphic giant, Letraset.  In 2017 she was awarded a Burlingon’s Best Award as Arts Person of the Year.