Mary Shindell earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in painting from Northern Arizona University and her Master of Fine Arts degree in drawing from Arizona State University. Her detailed compositions create an illusion of texture, the cornerstone of her unique style. In addition to meticulously drafting drawings, Mary has produced several series of high quality, signed and numbered hand-pulled lithographs and serigraphs in limited editions. She has taught drawing and printmaking at the university level and has exhibited in numerous solo and group exhibitions. Her most recent work involves integrating drawing into sculptural installation as well as public art.