Marie is a self-taught artist and enjoys all types of media. She likes to donate her art to support non-profits like The Art Experience, VSA of Michigan, and others who support individuals with disabilities. Along with facilitating summer programs and workshops, Ms. Hartzell-Hoerauf works with students who have special needs in Thursday's Open Studio. She coordinates different projects for a group of regular participants and their caregivers. Ms. Hartzell-Hoerauff has also launched new programs at TAE, including Speed Painting. She is a member of TAE's Board of Directors and is very involved in fundraising activities.