Chadron State College
Chadron State College

Employee Profile


Mary Donahue

Communication, Music, Art, & Theatre - Art

Contact Information

Phone: 308-432-6325
Office: Memorial Hall 153


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Advertising Design, Utah State University
Master of Fine Arts, Painting, Utah State University

Responsibilities at CSC/ Past Work Experience

Teaching, course development and program organization for all graphic design classes, Introduction to Graphic Design, Graphic Design I, II, and III, and Graphic Design Practicum. Operation of graphic design computer lab. Teaching and course development for art appreciation classes, painting and drawing studio classes. Recruiting and advising.
Past work experience: Freelance artist, designer, writer Graphic Artist, Utah Agricultural Experiment Station, Utah State University, Logan, Utah Marketing Manager, Utah State University Press Museum Assistant, Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University Copywriter/Art Director, Scientific Advertising & Design, Logan, Utah Scenic Artist Intern, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland, Oregon Copywriter/Art Director, Pihas,Schmidt,Westerdahl Advertising & Public Relations, Portland, Oregon

Campus Involvement

Advisor for Art Guild student club for 14 years
Service on Art Department Scholarship and Gallery Selection committees
Past co-sponsor for Cardinal Key
Service on campus committees—Promotion&Tenure, Essential Studies, Academic Review, Information Infrastructure, Technology Fee

Professional Activities and Awards

AIGA (American Institute of Graphic Arts) member
UCDA (University and College Designers Association) member

Research Interests and Published Works

Culture & Environment
Western Landscape and History
Natural History

Hobbies and Interests

Running, biking, swimming Hiking, skiing, backpacking, mountaineering, Nature, and Cats

Web Links

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