Maryann Linhart studied at the Ad-Art Institute of Pittsburgh, PA and earned her BFA at the Carnegie Institute of Fine Arts. She also studied for two years at the University of the Americas in Mexico City. She is a professional Artist and Teacher of Art for more than thirty years. She has participated in many workshops, including: Carol Barnes, Carol Katchen, Betty Carr, Steven Quiller, Jean Grastrof and Frank Francese. She is a signature member of the Colorado Watercolor Society and the Southern Colorado Watercolor.