Mary Bridgman was born in Waterville, Maine and earned a degree from Connecticut College before moving to New York City where she attended the Parsons School of Design. Mary continued her studies at the Art Students League, The New York Academy of Art and the School of Visual Arts.
Mary Bridgman’s work draws upon a broad range of cultural influences from Renaissance paintings to Modern approaches to traditional artistic subject matter employing painting, drawing and photography.
Bridgman’s equestrian paintings represent her long term relationship with the
horse, both as creative inspiration and her favored form of transportation.
Her work has been included in exhibitions in New York City, The Hudson Valley, Kentucky, Colorado, Virginia and Florida.
In addition to Painting, Bridgman freelances as a Fashion Designer, Fashion Illustrator and is on the Faculty at the Parsons School of Design and the Fashion Institute of Technology and resides in Manhattan.