Mari Howells is a visual artist and teacher based in New York. She is an adjunct professor at Pratt SCPS, where she teaches a class in visual literacy. She received an MFA in photography from the Royal College of Art, London, with a distinction in research, and an MFA in theater from Columbia University. A classically trained cellist, pianist, and guitarist, she worked with the renowned composer Rahayu Supanggah in Indonesia. Her photography draws on her theatrical and musical backgrounds, combining aspects of both. Mari’s work was most recently exhibited at Cromwell Place, London.