Photo Jun 30, 5 55 14 PM.jpg

artist bio

for commissions, studio visits and purchase


*You can learn more about by Margaret by reading about her in EATER and in VOGUE

Margaret Braun is a New York Base artist whose work as a cake designer and as the author of Cakewalk (2001, Rizzoli) epitomizes the evolution of a food-focused artist. Her distinctive style which fused the food arts o the fine arts, changed the course of cake decorating. Her work has brought her around the world - from the Middle East with 2,000 cakes for a Royal Wedding, to Venice with a tiered sugar mosaic at Palazzo Grassi, to a Castle in Ireland for a Rock Star’s wedding.

After completing an 8 month artists residency at The Museum of Arts and Design in New York which culminated in and installation of 2,000 hand-hewn sugar cups, Margaret was ready to return to a full time practice in sculpture, ceramics, drawing and design. She will always be a known cake decorator, but for now is delighted to focus on ceramics and more personal work.

Margaret loves challenging, seemingly impossible projects and loves collaborating with smart, nice talented people. She teaches in Europe and South America and conducts her bi-annual sugar sculpture workshop in a farmhouse in Le Marche, Italy. Braun and her work have been featured extensively in film and print.