Mary Jo McGonagle
Professor

Mary Jo McGonagle

Mary Jo is the principal and founder of Signature Wall and Splash Creative Services. She is an award-winning artist and contributing artist to many public and private projects in the Northeast. Her clients have included: Conde Nast Corporate, Reader’s Digest, Grapevine Technology, GQ, Glamour, United Media and Holland Advertising. She was recognized in the April/May 2011 issue of New American Painter and nominated for the 2012 Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant. She has worked as Curriculum Coordinator and a faculty member at Fairfield University, in the Computer Graphic Design Program from 1999-2004. She also teaches at Mitchell College and Silvermine Art Center in Norwalk, where she is a guild member. In her teaching, she strives to evoke the same excitement and passion, that she feels everyday for art and design. Creating an atmosphere that encourages curiosity, self-confidence and sharing, allowing every student to strive to reach their potential.
She holds an MFA from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design and a BFA from the School of Visual Arts.