Mona Marshall is an artist currently living in Texas. She works in encaustic on a prepared surface and photography. She has an MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute. She also studied at Tyler School of Art in Rome and the University of Michigan. She has exhibited work in San Francisco, Santa Monica, Viridian Gallery in New York, Blue Star in San Antonio, Harris Gallery in Houston, Women and Their Work Gallery in Austin, and the Austin Museum of Art. In 2003, she won first prize in Celebrating Texas Art in Houston. Marshall has won four residencies at the MacDowell Colony and was recently a Visiting Artist at the American Academy in Rome. She is a Professor of Visual Art at College of the Mainland near Houston, and just became a Master Naturalist in Austin, Texas.