Mary Ann Beckwith is equally a painter and teacher with a passion for both. She is a 43 year resident of the rugged and scenic Upper Peninsula of Michigan from which she derives much inspiration.
A professor emeritus of art at Michigan Tech University, she brought the arts to engineering and science students. Mary Ann has twice been the recipient of the university’s Distinguished Teaching Award.
She is a signature member of the American Watercolor Society, National Watercolor Society, Allied Artists, Watercolor Honor Society of Watercolor USA, International Society of Experimental Artists (Nautilus Fellow), Society of Layerists in Multimedia, Transparent Watercolor Society of America, as well as the many more
Author of Creative Watercolor: A Step-by-Step Guide and Showcase (1995), published in English and Japanese, Mary Ann’s influence in experimental watercolor is international. Her work has been featured numerous books on watercolor
Mary Ann conducts workshops and classes on experimental watercolor techniques and collage. She has served as a judge in shows around the country. firstname.lastname@example.org