|Mary was raised in Detroit, Michigan. Moved to Omaha, Nebraska in 1977 and lived there for three years. In 1980, moved to Tampa, FL.
Studied oil painting for thirteen years with Jean Archer, Master Decorative Artist located in Tampa. For the past two years has been taking watercolor instructions at the Dunedin Fine Arts Center with Joan Swetland.
Mary is a Member of the Dunedin Fine Arts Center, Member of Studio 1212 and a past member of The Sun coast Decorative Artists.