was born and raised in Kingston Ontario. She became an
academic obstetrician/gynaecologist and is a Professor
Emerita at the University of Toronto.
2014, she took courses at the Haliburton School of Art and
Design (HSAD) and discovered that painting provided her
with immense pleasure. Mary continues to paint to express
her passion for life. Mary paints primarily in acrylics
and oils, in her home studio in Bracebridge, or at her
cottage on Slipper Lake. If the outdoor weather permits,
she likes to paint en
plein air. She also enjoys doing watercolours.
March 2017, Mary received an Award of Excellence for
Acrylic Painting for Slipper Lake from Porch at Muskoka
Arts & Crafts' 40th Annual Spring
proceeds from Mary’s art work will go to the Muskoka