Raised on her family's land 30 miles north of Melbourne, Australia, Margaret Towt was always interested in art. She studied graphic design
at the Preston Institute of Technology and the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, graduating in 1971.
After earning her diploma, Towt worked as a freelance designer and also as an
artist for professional studios. In time, she and two associates created Graphic Connection, a design agency in Melbourne, Australia, specializing in advertising, design and illustration. Since
its inception, Graphic Connection has developed a client base that includes government departments, advertising agencies and some of Australia's leading corporations.
Towt has won numerous
awards for her designs, in a variety of categories, of which she especially enjoys stamp design and children's books. Towt belongs to the Artist Member of the Society of Wildlife Artists of
Australasia, and Artist Member of Illustrators Association of Australia.