Mary Elizabeth Kimbrough is a native Alabamian living and working in Mobile. A graduate of Auburn University and the University of Illinois, Kimbrough has done post graduate work at Penland School in North Carolina, Loyola University in New Orleans, IDSVA in Portland, Maine, and Brown University. Her work is widely collected in both public and private collections in the United States, Japan, Bahrain, and Cyprus. Her interests lie in using texture, gesture, pattern, and color in an open and spontaneous way. Subject matter comes from all aspects of Kimbrough’s life, from the flora and fauna of Alabama, to her love of vintage imagery. Her images and designs have been used in commercial illustrations, advertising campaigns, and licensed by manufacturers.