Marlo has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in sculpture and furniture design from Minneapolis College of Art and Design. She has taken multiple Glass Blowing Classes and Workshops at FOCI Minnesota Center for Glass Arts. In the beginning of 2012, she traveled to the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, NY to study Venetian style glassblowing techniques with Bill Gudenrath. She returned to Corning in November 2012 to study Glass Blowing, Sculpture, Color, and Form with John Miller. She was lucky enough to return to Corning in June of 2013 to study Murrine techniques with Maestro Davide Salvadore.