Painter Mary DeVincentis Herzog employs her deeply personal iconography to investigate the universal dilemmas and mysteries of existence. While influenced by the philosophy of Buddhism and the practice of psychotherapy, her paintings emerge from a foundation in the great tradition of Western modernism and post-modernism and from her decades long study of classical South Asian and Tibetan art. The result is work which is truly singular and defies categorization. She is currently working on Dark Matters, a series of paintings exploring the shadow side of human experience and Sin Eaters, a series which depicts society’s saints, martyrs, scapegoats and outcasts. Her work has been exhibited at Life on Mars Gallery, the International Print Center, the New York Public Library, White Columns and the Brooklyn Museum. It is represented in numerous public and private collections. She received her BFA from Maryland Institute College of Art and a Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Printmaking from St. Martins College of Art in London, UK. She lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.