Marie serves as Director of Academics at Kilns College, a graduate school of theology and mission in Bend, OR. She is also an affiliate professor, teaching courses in the Theology & Culture Master’s degree track on Art as Philosophy & Religion. Marie frequently lectures on art as a Christian witness. A National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship recipient, her photography portfolio includes more than 50 conceptual self-portraits, bringing spiritual metaphors to life, www.marieteilhardart.com. Her work features her own prop fabrication, costuming, and makeup-artistry. She has a B.A. in Art History from University of Chicago; a M.A. in Public Policy & Fine Arts from Carnegie Mellon University; a graduate certificate in Science-Faith Apologetics from Hope International University; and is pursuing a doctorate in Cosmology and Aesthetics at Harrison Middleton University.