Mary Griep is a visual artist and Professor Emerita of Art and Art History at St. Olaf College. Over a long career in painting and drawing, she has shown her work from Finland to Thailand.

Since 1998, she has been working on the Anastylosis Project, a series of large-scale drawings of 12th-century sacred spaces.Along the way, she has produced hundreds of studies, detail drawings and prints to accompany the series. The thirteenth drawing in the series — The Baptistry of Saint John in Florence, Italy — will be first shown in a solo exhibition at the University of Northern Iowa Art Gallery in January 2018.