Margaret Braun is artist who’s pioneering work as a cake designer and as the author of Cakewalk (2001, Rizzoli) epitomizes the evolution of a food-focused artist.  Braun’s unusual confectionary works which have fused the food arts to the fine arts 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. During her 8 month artists residency at The Museum of Arts and Design in New York, she created an installation of 2,000 hand-hewn sugar cups, This completion of this project led her back to a full time practice in ceramic sculpture, drawing and design. She teaches in Europe and South America and conducts her bi-annual sugar sculpture workshop in a farmhouse in Le Marche, Italy.. Margaret loves challenging, seemingly impossible projects and loves collaborating with smart, nice talented people. Braun and her work have been featured extensively in film and print.