Mariel Versluis is currently Professor of Printmaking and Drawing and Chair of the Printmaking Program at Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  She earned her Master of Fine Arts in Printmaking from Syracuse University in New York.  Her work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally, and is also in public and private collections. Recent exhibitions include a solo exhibition at Northwest Louisiana State University of University of Louisiana (2015), a solo exhibition Devos Art Museum at Northern Michigan University (2014), and an invitational group exhibition at the Meilidao International Art Institution in Shanghai, China (2014).