Maggie Grier is a self-taught painter living and working in Birmingham, Alabama. Her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering was received from University of Alabama, Birmingham. Subsequent to that she spent many years painting for her own enjoyment and selling her work through local shops and decorators while working in engineering, designing hydraulic power units and valve systems. In 2005 she determined that painting should be her life’s work. She travels the country doing art fairs and festivals and is represented by Gallery 1930 in Birmingham, Harllee Gallery in Highlands, NC and Kathleen's in Decatur, AL.