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Mary Kay Neff S.C., M.F.A.
Hometown
Altoona, PA
Contact Info
neff@setonhill.edu
(724) 830-1068

Education

Awards

  • 2016 Honorable Mention for Social Impact Design. Design in the Community: Service Learning, Visual & Infographics Awards 2015.
  • Caritas Award, for Seton Hill University Faculty, 2013
  • 2002 Color Photography Award. Circle.Westmoreland Arts and Heritage Festival, Greensburg, Pennsylvania.
  • 1999 Honorable Mention. Hands 3. Westmoreland Arts and Heritage Festival, Greensburg, Pennsylvania.
  • 1999 Honorable Mention. Tech City Art Contest. Polarity. Carnegie Science Center. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  • 1999 Honorable Mention. Tech City Art Contest. Pathway. Carnegie Science Center. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  • 1998 Tribune Review Photograph of the Year. Untitled. Westmoreland Arts and Heritage Festival, Greensburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1998 Westmoreland County Community College Cultural Programming Purchase Award. Untitled. Westmoreland Arts and Heritage Festival, Greensburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1997 Heritage Award. Moon and Tree II. Westmoreland Arts and Heritage Festival, Greensburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1996 Photograph of the Year Award. Composite Blue Quilt. Westmoreland Art Nationals, Westmoreland County Community College, Youngwood, Pennsylvania.

Organizations

Presentations

  • Presentation and exhibit, I Raise My Eyes, St. Louis, MO., 2017
  • "Design in the Community: Service Learning" Poster Presentation, UCDA Design Education Summit, (Kean University, Union, NJ), May 2016.
  • iTeach poster presentation, Seton Hill University, Greensburg, PA, April 2012
  • The Community Calls Forth the University, poster presentation, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, July 2007
  • Photography presentation, Southern Allegheny Museum of Art, Ligonier, 2000.

Performances

  • 2017 Sacred Art Exhibition, Our Lady of Grace Church, Pittsburgh, PA. Juried exhibition.
  • 2016 Associated Artists of Pittsburgh 105th Annual Exhibition, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, Juried Exhibit. [More Information]
  • 2016 Celebration of the Arts Exhibition, Saint Paul Seminary, Pittsburgh, PA. [More Information]
  • 2015 f295 Salon Exhibit, The University Art Gallery, The University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. Juried exhibition. [More Information]
  • 2015 Faculty Exhibit, Harlan Gallery, Seton Arts Arts Center, Seton Hill University, Greensburg, PA. [More Information]
  • 2013 Digital print accepted for exhibition Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival, Twin Lakes, Greensburg, PA. Juried Exhibit. [More Information]
  • 2012 Digital print exhibited at Westmoreland Art Nationals, WCCC, Youngwood, PA, Juried Art Exhibit.
  • 2012 Digital print accepted for exhibition Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival, Twin Lakes, Greensburg, PA. Juried exhibition.
  • 2012 Faculty Exhibit, Harlan Gallery, Seton Hill University, Greensburg, PA. Two digital photos and one gum bichormate print exhibited.
  • 2011 Westmoreland Art Nationals, WCCC, Youngwood, Pennsylvania. Juried Exhibit.
  • 2010 Associated Artists of Pittsburgh 100 Years of Art, Point Park University, Lawrence Hall Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA, Juried Exhibit.
  • 2011 Associated Artists of Pittsburgh 101 Annual Exhibition, Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA. Juried exhibition. [More Information]
  • 2010 Associated Artists of Pittsburgh 100 Years of Art, Westmoreland County Community College, Youngwood, PA.
  • 2009 Three Rivers Art Festival, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  • 2009 Westmoreland Art Nationals/Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival, Greensburg, Pennsylvania. Juried Exhibit.
  • 2006-07 Biennial 2006 Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, PA, Juried Art Exhibit.
  • 2005 10th Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibition, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Ligonier Valley, PA.
  • 2004 9th Annual Regional Art Exhibition, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Ligonier Valley, Ligonier, PA.
  • 2004 30th Annual Hoyt Regional Juried Art Competition, New Castle, PA. Juried Art Exhibit.
  • 2004 19th Annual International Exhibition, Tyler, Texas. Juried Art Exhibit.
  • 2001 Associated Artists of Pittsburgh Annual Exhibition, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Juried Exhibit.
  • 2000 Triennial VII. Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, Pennsylvania. Juried Art Exhibit.
  • 1999 Tech City Art Contest. Carnegie Science Center. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Juried Photography Exhibit.
  • 1998 Through Their Eyes: Artistic Interpretations in Photography, Main Exhibition Gallery, Ligionier, Pennsylvania.
  • 1998 The Digital Print, A.I.R. Gallery, SoHo, New York, New York.
  • 1997 Associated Artists of Pittsburgh 87th Annual Exhibition, The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  • 1996 Women in Communications, Inc., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Juried Graphic Design Competition.
  • 1995 One Person Show, John Sloan Fine Arts Center, Lock Have University, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania.
  • 1993 A Hidden River, The USX Tower Lobby, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Juried Art Exhibit.
  • 1992 Easter Light: New Life, West Bend Gallery of Fine Arts, West Bend, Wisconsin, Juried Traveling Exhibit, Biblical Arts Center, Dallas, Texas, Juried Traveling Exhibit.
  • 1992 Two Person Show, Gallery Lounge, Penn State University, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
  • 1991 Alternatives 91 Exhibit, Seigfred Gallery, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, Juried Photography Exhibit.
  • 1987 Graduate Thesis Show, Bevier Gallery, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York.

Certifications

  • Adobe Education Trainer, November 2014
  • Elite Training, Seton Hill University, Greensburg, PA, August 2011-May 2012
  • Online Summer Academy, Seton Hill University, Greensburg, PA, June 2011
  • Core Four Business Course, E-Maginfy, Eberly College of Business, Indiana University, PA, April 2009

Achievements

  • Chair of Art Program Review, 2000 and 2007
  • Chair Graphic Design Program Review 1998