Mary Jane is a native of Salisbury, North Carolina. She coordinated hundreds of weddings, cocktail parties, non-profit fundraisers, corporate events, rehearsal dinners, birthday parties, church events, and reunions before opening the studio.
Mary Jane obtained her Bachelor of Science in interior design from Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. In addition to studying commercial and residential interior design, she also focused her studies on art and marketing. After graduating from ASU, she moved to Seville, Spain where she furthered her studies in art, art history, architecture, Flamenco, and Spanish. As a student of people and culture, she enjoys building relationships with her clients of all different backgrounds.
Mary Jane’s extensive career in catering, hospitality, design, and event planning have given her the perfect background for creating an event space of her own. She has used her experience in the event industry to create the ideal event space for just about any type of event.
Outside of work
Aside from working at Studio 215 Mary Jane enjoys giving back to the community through the local animal shelter, her church, Fayetteville Garden Club, Fayetteville Young Professionals, the Milspo Project, and serving breakfast at Operation Inasmuch.
Really good coffee, traveling abroad, red wine, yoga, exploring Asheville, dogs, being outside, and warehouse weddings are her favorite. She is happily married and enjoys spending time with her daughter, Addie, and her two furry children, Finley & Ruthie.