Margee Bright Ragland earned her B.F.A. degree in 1970 from Auburn University in Alabama and her master of visual arts degree in 1974 from Georgia State University in Atlanta. In 1975 she became a professor of art at Atlanta’s Georgia Perimeter College (later Georgia State University Perimeter College), teaching art appreciation, drawing, and watercolor.
Bright-Ragland is also a professional artist and exhibitor whose works have been displayed throughout the United States, Europe, and Latin America. Her fiber work Birds in a Landscape is part of Georgia’s State Art Collection.