Mary Shay McGuire

Artist Statement

“Time spent with cats is never wasted.” – Sigmund Freud

  • Graduated from Newton College of the Sacred Heart (Boston College)
  • Taught and encouraged by Tomie dePaola
  • Painting in Paris at L’Académie de la Grande Chaumière and Atelier Lhote
  • Taught art in New York City
  • Past Executive Director of the Art Alliance of Central Pennsylvania
  • Work has won prizes and is in private collections in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Pennsylvania MFA in writing poetry
  • Taught in the PSU English Department for 12 years
  • Teaches at the Art Alliance