Mary Lamboley is an artist/teacher from St. Louis. She has studied, lived, and worked throughout the US and abroad, including in California, Vermont, Italy, and South Africa. Through painting, drawing, photography, and video, she researches and explores living systems’ contingent nature, how human (in particular white/western) habits have come to influence what habitats may be possible for all (from environment to social justice), how early childhood education systems create possibility for new ways of being, while also indoctrinating status quo patterns. Recently, she turns to Art History to unpack the above in new ways. Working from recognizable cultural icons can allow a poignant/irreverent play with ideas and expectations.