Mary Kenny is a


art director,





I'm a Los Angeles-based designer, art director, and producer with a passion for performing arts, social impact, and helping people achieve a great selfie.


With a background in theatre and a decade of production experience in NY and LA, I specialize in producing experiential events for the entertainment industry; working with award-winning agencies and television networks to ideate, design, produce, and style extraordinary events & experiences. Most recently, I worked as Art Director of RuPaul’s DragCon, the first convention celebrating drag, queer culture, and self-expression.


In my free time, I started the Williamstown Theatre Festival Lip Dub tradition, converted a 1984 Winnebago into a crowd-funded "roving artist's residency" Motor Homemade, co-wrote a Christmas special starring Mariah Carey, was awarded UNCC Young Alumni Chapter's 10 Under Ten award, designed an enamel pin that's raised over $10k for planned parenthood, performed stand-up at the world-famous Comedy Store, and founded resisterhoodLA, a 501c3 that organizes hands-on hygiene kit builds to engage and educate volunteers on advocating for our unhoused neighbors.



design + art direction

I'll create custom artwork, establish a visual identity for your brand, or navigate established brand guidelines to create cohesive eye-catching pitch decks, presentations, business cards, invitations, email templates, and
social media posts.

event design + production

Let's build a unique storytelling experience and give guests the opportunity to connect with your brand IRL. I love to see a project through from mood board to install to instagram! I'll showcase your brand in a high-impact photo-op perfect for social sharing.

decor + diy

From photo shoots to bachelorette parties, I'll make it picture perfect. I offer on-site styling, custom props, signage, party elements and diy decor. I'm a pro at sourcing rentals and unique vendors that will leave your guests saying OMG.


notable clients



I'm currently booking freelance projects for 2020.
Please reach out to me via email or using the form below.

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