Peggy J. Wertheim is an artist specializing in batik, silk painting, marbleizing and surface design on fabrics. Ms. Wertheim’s fascination and inquisitiveness with the art of batik, color and fibers is reflected in each work of art which she creates. The subjects of her work reveal a balance between her interests in nature themes combined with Far East cultures and philosophies. Throughout her career, Ms. Wertheim has exhibited throughout the eastern United States in hundreds of juried and invitational shows and galleries. Simultaneously, she has offered Surface Design workshops, seminars and lectured extensively. Her teaching includes adult studio workshops, professional development courses and artist-in-residence programs for K-12 students.