photo of Mary McDonald

Mary McDonald is a Canadian writer and multimedia artist. McDonald is passionate about exploiting digital technology to bring text and multimedia art into community, historic and natural spaces in ways that consider word through sound, image, and movement. McDonald’s multidisciplinary practice encompasses text, photography, poetryfilm, music and sound, AR (augmented reality) installation, and community participatory arts projects. Her poetry films and AR installations have been exhibited in Canada and internationally, at Houston’s Reel Poetry, Glucksman Gallery in Cork, Ireland, the Surrey City Art Gallery, BC, Canada, Novi Sad, Serbia,  and in Porto, Portugal. Her writing has been published in Occasus and The New Quarterly. Mary was awarded a city of London’s Community Arts Investment Program grant by the London Arts Council for, River Revery  AR/poetry film/transmedia storytelling collaboration with poet, Penn Kemp. McDonald is founder of She is pursuing her Master’s of Educational Technology (MET) degree through the University of British Columbia.