In May 2014, Mary Adger graduated from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas with a degree in Film and Media Arts. She is a small town girl from Georgia with a big imagination, endless curiousity, and a love for storytelling. Stories have surrounded Mary Adger her whole life, and it influences some aspects of her work today.
When Mary Adger was little she made up games and stories to play in the backyard with her friends. She played pretend all the time. Sometimes she acted out books she read (always had her nose in a book) and other times the games came straight from her imagination. Mary Adger creates highly creative and energetic stories that captures the imagination of the audience.
Mary Adger loves sports. Growing up playing soccer, She became a character of a sports drama. To her, Seasons have their ups and downs, and there is always a "Cinderella Team". There is a hero of every game trying to defeat the villain. Ultimately, Everyone wants to become champion.
Mary Adger loves to travel, and a trip is considered to be a form of a story. Photographs are the way to remember the plot and the characters of the vacation. When she studied abroad before her Junior Year was when the "photo bug" really took control. However, the story in photography extends beyond the vacation photos. It is a moment captured in time where the viewer comes up with the story. Whether she is photographing friends and special events or nature, Mary Adger tries to capture the story surrounding us.
Name: Mary Adger Bowen
Lives in: Dallas, Texas
Occupation: Casting Director, Photographer (Still), Production Assistant, Sound Mixer and Videographer