Mary Christine Wilhelm was born September 18. 1992 in Wichita, Kansas. Moving to Florida at an early age she was inspired by nature, cartoons, the outlandish stories of Florida Man, as well as the work of surrealist artist Salvador Dali. She received her Bachelors of Fine Arts with a focus in Painting/Drawing from Florida State University. In 2021 she received her Master's of Fine Arts degree from Arizona State University in Painting. She is currently an Assistant Drawing and Painting Professor at Adams State University in Alamosa, Colorado. In her free time you can find her hiking in nature, rockhounding, and intentionally spooking tourists.