MaryAnn was first scouted by Eileen Ford of the renowned Ford Modeling Agency and offered an exclusive contract at age 14. After High School she went on to pursue her passion in the arts, earning a BFA in Graphic Design (magna cum Laude) and an MFA, Masters of Fine Arts from the prestigious Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
MaryAnn’s experiences as a professional artist include: graphic designer, studio artist with gallery representation, as well as college professor within the arts & humanities, teaching courses in both fine art & design. However, at age 47 MaryAnn decided to return to modeling. “I believe we are in a pro-age revolution! Modeling for me is a form of storytelling, an opportunity to express, to inspire positivity, women should feel empowered to age with grace and glow with pride in all aspects of their lives.”
MaryAnn has appeared in major publications such as: The New York Times, Vogue runway, NYFW, presenting for KES NY SS18. She has been featured in both national and international campaigns and television commercials for Lord & Taylor, AVEDA, SIO Beauty, Schwarzkopf Hair. In addition she has been featured in national / international Beauty campaigns for cosmetics brands such as: Clarins Paris, Mary Kay Cosmetics, and Rodan & Fields.
“Women are powerful earners; we want to see our peers representing the products we buy! As a model representing mature women I want to reinterpret the notion of aging through looking and feeling fabulous. Wearing my age with a positive attitude.”
MaryAnn is also very passionate about health and wellness; trained in the Classical Pilates methods she credits this foundation with her current fitness routines which include, Yoga, Barre, TA Method, and daily meditation. As a beauty/wellness/age-positive ambassador she believes beauty is timeless, a reflection of one’s inner well being. MaryAnn resides on the east coast and is the proud mother of two sons, ages 19 and 16.