Mary V. (Ginna) Cullen has a Master of Interdisciplinary Studies (MIS) degree in studio art from Virginia Commonwealth University. As the Central Virginia Regional Program Coordinator for the MIS Off-Campus IAR Graduate Art Program at VCU, she serves as a student advisor and Book Arts instructor, and assists in recruitment and development. Cullen is the Director of the Art Gallery at the Louisa Art Center and has been the juror of several art shows in Fredericksburg and central Virginia. She is a painter and sculptural book artist and has exhibited often in central Virginia, Washington D.C., as well as other areas of the country. She is originally from Fredericksburg, taught art in public schools for 30 years, and currently lives in the town of Louisa.