A lifelong resident and native of the Pacific Northwest, Mary Lamery earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Economics/Math from Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA in 1984. From 1990-1991, she studied at Parsons School of Design in New York City concentrating on Fine Arts-Painting. Since 1991, she has maintained a private oil painting studio. Lamery is a 2014 Artist Trust EDGE Program graduate (Seattle, WA). Her first solo show of landscape oil paintings of Capitol Hill, Seattle will be in October, 2014.