Born and living in rural Londonderry, Mary has a degree in geography and history, QUB. She has taught in secondary and primary sectors. Always interested in craft, her success in knitwear and design emulated from her skilful handling of colour and texture.
Largely self-taught, her love of the Irish countryside with its changing moods and colours, inspires her individual painting style.
Mary’s work has been exhibited in the RUA exhibition on a number of occasions.
She also exhitits in London and Boston.