Mary Shina was born in Serres, Greece. She studied Printmaking at the Athens School of Fine Arts (1966-1973), at the Εcole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts, Paris (1976-1981), at New York University, N.Y (1996-1997). She is Associate Professor of the Printmaking Dept. of the Athens School of Fine Arts. Her work has been shown in 30 solo exhibitions and in over 100 group shows and international Biennale and Triennial in Greece and abroad. She was awarded two prizes, 2003 in Kyoto and 2009 in Krakow. She has been participated in the exhibition of the Hellenic Presidency of the Council of the European Union in Brussels 2014, with the Installation ‘‘Aegean Odes’’ and a special stamp (40,5 x 40 mm) issued, featuring a detail of her woodcut ‘‘Aegean Odes’’ (2006). M.Schina’s works are in Museums, Galleries and Private Collections in Greece and abroad. She lives and works in Athens.