Pierson, Mary Louise

Pierson, Mary Louise


Mary Louise Pierson is an artist, photographer and lecturer with a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. Her work is shown and collected around the country and her photographic books include The Rockefeller Family Home, Kykuit and Mr. Rockefeller╩╝s Roads: The Untold Story of Acadia's Carriage Roads and Their Creator.

Mary Louise lectures frequently about Kykuit; her grandfather Nelson Rockefeller’s art collection; and the founding of the Museum of Modern Art.

Pierson is a passionate supporter of the arts and a longtime trustee of the Vermont Studio Center. She also serves on the board of the Friends of the Morrill Homestead, a historical home in Vermont. She lives with her family on a farm in Vermont and has spent summers on Mt Desert Island, Maine since she was a child.