Mary Faulconer (1911–2011) studied under Alexey Brodovitch at the Philadelphia Museum School of Art where she taught in the Design Laboratory of the Museum School. She had, in addition, served as Art Director of Mademoiselle magazine and Harper’s Bazaar.
Her freelance illustration work has appeared in Fortune, House and Garden, Life, Look, Seventeen, Town and Country, and Vogue magazines. She also designed the 1978 Rose Stamp for the United States Postal Service. Mary Faulconer donated this representative sample collection of her work, including scrapbooks related to Brodovitch, in 2003.