Originally from Jersey City, NJ, Maryann studied at the Newark School of Fine and Industrial Art.  Her professional career included Ziff Davis Publications, Park Avenue, New York in their Advertising Department, and now is owner/operator of MBurtonArt Studio & Gallery in Moonachie, NJ.  Attained signature status in The New Jersey Water Color Society (served as a board member),  The North East Watercolor Society, and the Hudson Valley Art Association.  She is an elected member of  The Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club (serving as a board member), The Pennsylvania Watercolor Society, and is a Fellow with the American Artists Professional League. She has curated many shows, as well as, served as an awards judge. Maryann’s paintings have won awards in various art venues and hang in corporate and private collections worldwide.