Founder, TreeTown Murals
Mary Thiefels is a public artist and educator, native to southeastern Michigan. As an artist, her painting and contemporary mural art focuses on building connections between the people and places that inform them. Her work often involves collaboration with other artists, neighborhoods, and communities at large. Mary’s work creates opportunities for people to learn and engage with one another, foster dialogue, and have a creative transfer of ideas.
"I believe a mural becomes a symbol of our community, home, or business by defining our views, goals, and attitudes. By bringing mural art into our personal spaces and neighborhoods we stand out as a people who make art and creative expression apart of our daily lives. Like landmarks, murals become a source of pride for families, businesses, and communities alike." – -Mary Thiefels, Founder