Mary Pinto has exhibited her color photograms and collage pieces extensively in the New York area: at the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Safe-T Gallery, Hofstra University Museum and St. Thomas Aquinas College, among other venues. Her work was included in Minute, a well-received portfolio of emerging artists published by Artists’ Space, and she has been awarded residency fellowships at the Virginia Center for Creative Arts and the Artists’ Enclave at I-Park. Recently, Mary curated a permanent installation in Queens for Art Connects New York , and the group show “Bloom Time” in Long Island City. She received her M.F.A. from the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College in 1999.