Margot Campbell Gross


Born in Lichfield, Staffordshire, England

Lives and works in San Francisco, California


Education and Related Work

1953-1954     Studied Painting                  Academie Julien, Paris, France

1954-1955      Carpentry Course               Beckenham Art School, Kent, England

1955-1956      Design Study                       Copenhagen, Denmark

1956-1959      Master of Art                       Royal College of Art, London, England

1959-1960      Furniture Designer             Architects Department, LCC, London, England

1960-1961      Model maker                       The Architects Collaborative, Cambridge, MA

1961-1963      Furniture Designer             Peabody Associates, Boston, MA, for Childcraft -                                                        

                                                                        Richardson Nemschoff and Mola


1963-1964       Studied Painting                Art Students League, New York City, NY

1974-1976       Studio Painting                  University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

1985-1988       Master of Divinity              Starr King School for the Ministry, Graduate Theological                                                                                                                                         Union, Berkeley, CA

1988-1989        Assistant Minister             San Francisco Unitarian Universalist Church, SF, CA

1989-1995        Minister                              Plainfield Unitarian Church, Plainfield, NJ

1995-2004        Minister                              San Francisco Unitarian Universalist Church, SF, CA

1997-2004         Board President               Starr King School for the Ministry, Berkeley, CA

2006-2015         Minister Emerita              San Francisco Unitarian Universalist Church, SF, CA


Selected  Professional  Art Works

1978-1985            Painted and exhibited artwork in group and solo shows at Balboa Park, San Diego, CA

1987                      Taught graduate seminar at the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley CA                                                    

                                                                     ”Paint your own Theology”

2001                   Exhibited paintings inspired by sabbatical in township in South Africa, First Unitarian                                  

                                                                    Univeralist Church of San Francisco, CA

2009                    Solo show of paintings in King Gallery, San Francisco, CA


Work in collections of:


Sarah Gross and Andreas Nelle, Berlin, Germany

Diana Geddes, Suffolk, England

Caroline Kelly, London, England

Adam and Love Gross, California

Mary Whooley and James Gross, California

Natalie Nguyen and Daniel Gross, California



© 2015 by Margot Campbell Gross.

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