Originally from Baltimore, Maryland, Mary Jo Fitz studied Fine Arts at Cecil College concentrating on Ceramics. Drawing inspiration from the natural world, myths, stories, and dreams, her work focuses on finding within vulnerability, shelter, nurture and resilience. It has been exhibited in regional and national juried shows. She curated and was a participating artist in the Feminine Face of Myths, Dreams, and Horrors online exhibition in 2021. Both her 2D and 3D work have received faculty recognition and multiple other awards including four Excellence in 3D Media awards and a People’s Choice award.