Professor of Art
Mary Vernon, Professor of Art and Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor, Southern Methodist University, paints landscapes in which she seeks the underlying geometric structure and the genius loci of places. She was born in southern New Mexico, and educated at the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. Mary Vernon is a Fellow of the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture. She has served as the U.S. State Department Visiting Artist in Chile (2003), has shown her work in France, Hungary, and Kazakhstan, and teaches advanced courses in color theory.
Her most recent exhibition, Mary Vernon: Still Lifes and Tables, was held in September 2009 at Valley House Gallery in Dallas, which represents her work.
Painting, drawing, foundations, and color theory