Chicago artist, educator honored

February 22, 2010 4:12:11 PM PST
The Dr. Margaret Burroughs Gallery at the South Shore Cultural Center was dedicated Monday.

Dr. Buroughs and Mayor Daley joined together to cut the ribbon and open the gallery Monday.

Dr. Burroughs was first appointed to the park district board in 1986 by Mayor Harold Washington. She continues to serve on the board today.

Some of Dr. Burrough's own art work is on display in the gallery in addition to many awards she has won over the years.