Mary Anna Goetz was born in Oklahoma City where she began her art studies as a pupil of her well-known artist parents, Richard and Edith Goetz. After earning a BFA degree from Oklahoma City University, Goetz furthered her studies at the Malden Bridge School of Art; Cape School of Art in Provincetown, MA; and The New York Academy of Art. For four decades Goetz has painted her environs (Oklahoma, New York City, Cape Cod and Woodstock) with a heavily impastoed technique in an impressionist/tonalist style. Goetz’s work is held in numerous corporate and private collections including: Union Pacific, the Union League Club, NYC, White and Case and the Professional Golf Association (PGA). Publications include Painting Landscapes in Oils (1990, North Light Books), and A Field Guide to Landscape Painting (DVD). Mary Anna Goetz is included in Who’s Who in American Art and Who’s Who in the East.