Mary Skrenta

Mary Skrenta is a multi-media visual artist and craftsperson whose work explores the profound connections between art, nature, and social constructs. She is equally passionate about teaching, making, and living mindfully, believing that art has the power to heal and raise consciousness.

Born in the shadow of New York City skyline, Skrenta embarked on a journey of exploration and learning from an early age. She earned a BA in Art Therapy as well as BFA and MFA degrees, culminating in a rich tapestry of artistic expertise. Mary then embarked on a mission to share her artistic knowledge and inspire others to embrace the healing potential of art. She established her studio in Columbus, Ohio, transforming it into a sanctuary where creativity and consciousness converge. Through her diverse artistic expressions, Mary invites viewers to embark on a journey of introspection and self-discovery. Her work seamlessly blends various mediums, creating thought-provoking pieces that challenge societal norms and invite deeper contemplation. Mary's commitment to fostering healing and consciousness extends beyond her own creations. She is a passionate educator, sharing her expertise with students of all ages and backgrounds. Through her classes, she empowers individuals to harness the power of art for personal growth and transformation. As a founding member of the artists' collective MAKE. [Mindful Artists Knowing Existence], Mary continues to champion the role of art as a catalyst for personal and collective transformation. Skrenta's work has been exhibited across the United States, and she has received numerous awards for her artistic contributions in her home state of Ohio.

photo credit: Emma Parker Photo

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