Mary Teichman studied calligraphy with Donald Kunz at the Cooper Union School of Art in New York City, where she received her BFA in 1976. She has had an internet calligraphy business since 1999, (mtcalligraphy.com) and has designed numerous citations, honorary degrees, poems, signs and wedding certificates. Examples of her calligraphy have been included in the books, The Art and Craft of Hand Lettering, by Annie Cicale (Lark Books) and Artful Cards by Katherine Duncan-Aimone (Lark Books).
Aside from her calligraphy work, Mary is a printmaker, illustrator and painter. Her etchings are in the collections of the Brooklyn Museum, The Boston Athenaeum, the Museum of the City of New York and the National Museum of Women in the Arts, among others. Mary has also illustrated several children’s books including Color by Christina Rossetti and Stars for Sarah by Ann Turner, both published by Harper Collins.
She is a member of Masscribes, The Society of American Graphic Artists and The Boston Printmakers. Her work is represented by The Old Print Shop, a gallery in New York City.