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Meet the artist

Meet Maggie, a California bay area artist with an unique life story.


Born in China, Maggie immigrated to France & became French citizen since 1997. After Maggie worked at French enterprise Alstom Cegelec . She pursued her dream in the fashion industry and eventually worked chez Christian Dior at Rue ave Montagne in Paris. After 10 years in Paris, Maggie moved to Germany and started working as a key account manager at an online marketing company, and part time modeling as a side hobby.


Her love for art was heavily influenced by art in Europe and she enjoys exploring different cultures through her worldwide travels.

In 2019, Maggie created Madge Candle, a business born out of her sensitivity to artificial scents during the pandemic. She decided to create 100% essential oil candles, allowing her customers to enjoy the benefits of aromatherapy in a natural way. Her candles come in a wide array of scents and are made with quality ingredients, ensuring a premium experience every time.

Madge candles are now available for purchase at De Young Museum as well! Bring home the timeless scents of lavender, lemon, and vanilla, and indulge in the soothing aromas of Madge candles. With their commitment to quality and sustainability, Madge candles are the perfect addition to any home or office.


Maggie's creativity doesn't stop at candles. In 2020, she discovered a passion for ceramics and started experimenting with it. With her newfound love for ceramics, Maggie began creating her own ceramic pieces. Her attention to detail, combined with her artistic flair.

Maggie's travels and exposure to different cultures have given her a unique perspective on life and art. Through her creations, she brings a piece of her experiences to others. 

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