Biography

Love is the driving force behind all creativity.

“It is in the darkest hours, where we must create light.  We all have the capacity to positively influence the quality of the life experience of those that we meet.”

Mary Ann has a passion for creativity in all forms. She believes in service, community, connection and also creating opportunities for others, so founded and ran “Artists in the Village’,  a non-profit society aimed at fostering a sense of community amongst local artists.  From its inception to close in April of 2017, this community organization was able to put over $20,000.00 back into the hands of artists and donate $10,000.00 to the Corporation of Delta for a public art project.

She is a philanthropist with a love for the Forest and youth and a proud supporter of Take a Hike Foundation through the Burrows Foundation. 

Board Member Positions: -Founding Board Member (secretary) The Doug and Maureen Husband Legacy Society  A Delta BC Society has a mission to inspire and strengthen the community of Delta through arts, culture and history. 

Books: The author and illustrator of two popular children’s books and a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. 

Oh, Monkey ! Published in 2019

GATOR ON MY BACK Published in 2020

Contributing Author:

The Creativity Workbook for Coaches and Creatives/ Edited by Dr. Eric Maisel/Routledge/ New York 2020