San Francisco artist Mary Southall was born in Amarillo, Texas.
She is the daughter of a 5th generation farmer and rancher and an artistic mother, a technical draftsman by trade. Mary received a BFA degree from Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. After graduating college she begin her art career by joining Cibola Studio/Gallery cooperative and later went on to co-found Acme Art Gallery in downtown Austin before moving to San Francisco in 1989. She has been in numerous shows in Texas and California including The Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, and The California Museum in Sacramento. Publications of her work include a Celebration of Craftswomen campaign, San Francisco Annual Open Studios promotional material and catalog cover, and a line of greeting cards. Mary divides her time between raising her three children and continuing to pursue her 30-year career, creating vibrant paintings and mixed media works out of her Hunter’s Point Shipyard studio.
For a studio visit, e-mail Mary at firstname.lastname@example.org.