Born in Australia and raised in California, Marilyn moved to Georgia in 1973 and taught art in Meriwether County schools for 30
years. During these years, she hosted numerous student trips to the great museums in Europe.
Marilyn earned a BA in Art from San Diego State University in
1972, an MBA in Art Education from Columbus State University in
1980, and spent the summer of 1985 studying in Africa on a Fulbright Scholarship.
Since retiring in 2004, Marilyn continues to study and share the
joy of art with others. She particularly enjoys experimenting with whimsical and unique mixed media pieces. Her love of the artistic
extends to her avid gardening and her menagerie of various breeds of colorful chickens.
Marilyn participates in various art shows in the region and often
brings home awards.