Mary has been active in the Detroit art community for more than 25 yrs. She graduated with a BFA from Wayne State University in 1992. Has exhibited her work all over Michigan; in Berlin, Germany; Bregenz, Austria; Beijing, China; Prague, Czech Republic; Mirabor, Slovenia; and elsewhere in the United States. She is a member of artist collectives The Slippery Weasel Society and Changing Cities/Moving Walls. She worked for 13 years at Paint Creek Center for the Arts, as an Exhibition Director and Education Coordinator. These days she works as a cook and as a studio artist.