Margo Klass holds a BA from Purdue University and an MA and MMP from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She also earned her Ph.D. from Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania. She is a mixed media artist who has had several solo and group exhibitions in Alaska and other states. She served as an art educator in the Washington D.C. area including the Smithsonian Institution, art curator for galleries and museums and presently is an adjunct instructor at University of Alaska Fairbanks. For a number of years she has been collaborating with her husband, writer Frank Soos. Klass maintains studios in Fairbanks, Alaska and Corea, Maine.