Marie Stile received a BFA in Art & Design from the Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY. After graduating, she was awarded an Artist in Residency Fellowship from the Woodstock School of Art, Woodstock, NY. In 1996, Marie opened the Stile Gallery of Art & Design in Newport, RI. She went back to school for a two year certificate program in Natural Science Illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design. Marie is currently a member of the Art Student's League of NY.