Best known as Mary Doodles, she is an artist and entertainer who creates time-lapsed paintings for her YouTube subscribers. She also produces vlogs and comedy shorts for her channel which she launched in 2011. She became a regular performer at the Westside Comedy Theater, performing in shows called Improv Diary-uh and Never Been Fist.
She was studying filmmaking and acting at Columbia College Chicago, but would leave early for a production job in Hawaii.
She is a former crew member of Epic Rap Battles of History as a costume and prop maker. This was her introduction to YouTube. She worked as a production assistant on the show Lost and the films Forgetting Sarah Marshall and The Dark Knight.
She grew up in Northfield, MN. She began dating Dante Cimadamore.