Mary Mullaney began working in glass in 1984 at Southern Connecticut State University under Peter Pelletieri and Chris Lubinski. Additional studies followed under Lino Tagliapietra, Lisabeth Sterling, and Kimiake and Shin-Ichi Higuchi. A long time active participant in her local art community, Mary has also taught and lectured at a variety of venues including Snow Farm Craft School, the Corning Museum of Glass, and at Glass Art Society conferences and has received numerous awards including the Idaho Commission on the Arts Fellowship and Governor’s Arts Award. Her award winning work is featured in numerous art publications and has been exhibited in galleries throughout the US and internationally since 1988.
Mary resides in Teton Valley, Idaho on the western slope of the Teton Mountain range, close to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. All of Mary’s work is created with the invaluable help and technical support of her long-time husband and partner; fellow artist Ralph Mossman. The couple has worked under the business name Heron Glass since the late eighties after meeting while teaching at Snow Farm in Western Mass.