Mary Ann was born in Price, Utah in 1941 and moved to American Fork when she was two years old. Her father, Alden Gray, worked for Utah Power and Light and her mother was a homemaker and later worked for Alpine School District in school lunch. Mary graduated from American fork High School in 1959. She went on to receive a Bachelors degree from Northern Colorado University in Art Education, then a Masters of Fine Arts from Brigham Young University. Mary taught art for 30 years and raised five children. she and her husband Leo Johnson live in Lehi where she still paints and teaches watercolors. Together they enjoy restoring old cars that you can see throughout her painting of historic homes.
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