Born in Massachusetts, she resided in Paris and London from 1993 until 2003, when she moved to Dallas, Texas. In March of 2015 Mary moved to Sun City Hilton Head with her husband, Russ.
Mary has studied extensively with professional artists in USA and in France. She has been painting and teaching art professionally since 1987. Throughout her residency in Europe, Mary taught privately and at the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD0). Mary works primarily in permanent intense watercolor.