Mary Alice Franklin

Arts & Culture Writer and Social Media Manager

Mary Alice Franklin is a Writer and Social Media Manager with an arts and culture focus. She currently works for ArtsWestchester (New York State’s largest private not-for-profit service organization) as Social Media Manager, and as Editor of ArtsWNews, Westchester County’s arts and culture newspaper. Mary Alice writes for her own site,, and is a contributor on and, among others.

Mary Alice is active in the arts world, consuming whatever culture is nearby – be it museums, public art, literature, performances or latte foam art. She has lectured on Renaissance art, been a docent for an internationally-touring exhibition and was a panelist on several arts-related social media chats. She earned an M.S. in Publishing from Pace University and a B.A. in English Literature with a minor in Art History from University of Scranton. She currently lives in Astoria, NY.