About Mary




Mary Flinn (MFA, RYT E500 and Ayurveda consultant) has been teaching Yoga since 1995. She received her Ayurveda Consultant certificate from ‘The Insititute of Vedic Studies’ and continues her studies at ‘The Dixit Ayurveda Aarogya Dharma’ in Mysore India learning Pancha Karma therapy techniques. She runs workshops on yoga practice and philosophy as well as teach Ayurvedic cleanses each season. She has run several yoga centers in NYC and Philadelphia including Mount Airy Yoga in Philadelphia; The Kundalini Yoga Center of NY and Satya Yoga Center in Brooklyn NY. Her daily practice has been Ashtanga yoga since 1997 and she has been blessed by the Late Shri K. Pattabhi Jois and his Grandson Sharath Rangaswami to teach the first and second series of Ashtanga Yoga. She was a student of the late Yogi Bhajan of Kundalni Yoga. She continues to study Yoga philosophy and Pranayama with Dr. Shankaranarayan Jois in Mysore India as well as the teachers at Ananda Ashram in upstate NY. Mary has taught workshops and led retreats nationally and internationally in Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, Canada and was a guest teacher in Japan at the Tokyo Yoga conference in 2007.



 Mary received her MFA in painting from Queens College in 1991.  She showed extensively in NYC at The Prince Street Gallery from 1995-2000.  Her work is in various collection in NYC such as the Bond Market Inc, Iformation Group and Danette Koke Fine Art. She primarily focuses on landscape paintings but sometimes creates narrative imaginary scenes and landscapes. Below is a Bio:


MARY FLINN www.maryflinn.com


(267) 252-2389


MFA Queens College NYC NY; painting major, printing minor

BFA Swain School of Design (currently University of Dartmouth); painting major


Who’s Who of American Women teachers,1997-2003

Who’s Who of American teachers, East Coast; 1998-2000

Dorlin Mountain Artists Residency Program 1998

Vermont Studio Center Residency Program 1987; 4 months

Vermont Studio Center Scholarship 1991; one month


Ascent magazine- ‘Mary’s Loft” fall issue-2000, Trish Dalton

Stained Sheets (poetry magazine) – fall-1998 issue ‘Red Boots’ by Mary Flinn

Maryland Public Television – (show with Josh Dorman, Courtyard Galleries)

Baltimore Sun –John Dorsey (show with Josh Dorman, Courtyard Galleries)

The New York Times- Ken Johnson (The Poetry of Earth, 55 Mercer Gallery)


Bond Market Association NYC, NY

Iformation Group NYC, NY

Danette Koke Fine Art NYC, NY



SOLO (or two person) EXHIBITS

Hopkins Center ‘Dartmouth College’ New Hampshire, ‘Ben Moss selects’ 2 person show (with Cathy Schoenberg) 2001

Om Shanti Gallery, Monroe NY, “Angels or Aliens” 2001

Prince Street Gallery, ‘New Paintings’ New York NY, 1999

Om Shanti Gallery, Monroe New York, “Apparitions” 1997

Prince Street Gallery, New York, NY, “As Above so Below” 1997

Courtyard Galleries “Kindred Spirits” 2-person show with Josh Dorman 1996

Prince Street Gallery New York NY “Meditations in the Landscape” 1995

‘Gallery X’ New Bedford MA ‘Alumni show’ 2013
Crowleys Fine Art New Bedford MA, “Swain Alumni Show” 2009
Gokulum Gallery, Mysore India, selected Group show 2007
Bond Market Association Group New York, NY selected group show 2000
55 Mercer Gallery, New York NY “Poetry of the Earth” curated by William Corbett 1999
Ute Stebich Gallery, Lenox MA, 1998-1999
Prince Street Gallery New York NY, Group shows 1999
Prince Street Gallery New York NY, Group shows 1998
Prince Street Gallery New York NY, Group shows 1997
Prince Street Gallery New York NY, Group shows 1996
Prince Street Gallery New York NY, Group shows 1995
Various Group shows along the East Coast from Vermont to Maryland from 1985-2010


‘Mount Airy Yoga’ still-life painting classes 2014

‘Gokulum Studio’, Mysore India; landscape, still-life painting and figure drawing 2006-7

‘Hunter College’, New York, NY, Adjunct Lecturer, Yoga class 1999-2005

‘Pratt Institute’, Brooklyn, NY, Adjunct Lecturer-yoga 2002-2005

‘Brooklyn Loft’, Brooklyn New York, NY, Landscape and still-life painting2003

‘Long Island University,’ Brooklyn NY, assistant professor of dance-yoga 1999

‘Methodist Hospital’-Psych/Geriatric Unit, Brooklyn NY, Art /Yoga teacher 1995-96

New York City Commission, ‘Melrose Community Center’, Bronx NY, Art Teacher ages 6-16, 1995-96

Fairleigh Dickinson College, New Jersey, Visiting Artist 1995

Brooklyn College, Brooklyn NY, Visiting Artist 1994


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