Research & Engagement

Mary Jo Howell

 Mary Jo Howell is a renaissance woman who finds passion in esoterica through the study of symbology, spirituality, mysticism, mythology and philosophy. She brings these insights to her creative endeavors as well as collaborations with various artists including writer/director Eric. D Howell and designer David Weiberg. Mary Jo advises storytellers in the film, video and print industries. Her expertise and insight are valuable assets in consultations regarding story context, character development, color and texture. After attending the University of Minnesota, the Aveda Institute, the American College of Health Sciences and the Institute of Professional Practical Therapy, Mary Jo earned certifications in esthiology, aromatherapy and massage therapy. She is the founder of Tenth Muse Botanical Fragrances and designs custom blended natural perfumes for clients around the world.