Mary Treschitta, MFA, MA
Mary Treschitta is now a full-time professor at Sacred Heart University in the Art and Design Department with 30 years experience in Graphic Design. She holds a dual Masters in Art and Education and in 2009 completed her MFA specializing in Graphic Design at The Miami International Institute of Art and Design. Before coming to Sacred Heart, Mary taught graphic design at Gibbs College in Norwalk, CT as an adjunct professor for 6 years.
She is president of Visual Connection a graphic design studio creating promotional/marketing and presentation material: Ads, Brochures, Sale Promos, Logos, Conference materials and packaging. Clients include: Merck Pharmaceutical, Readers Digest, Dermal Science, MedicoAlliance, News in Review, Grizelle Hair Color Group, Physical Evidence, William Ravis, Sunway Cosmetics, Sempre, EuroAmerican, Everyday Solutions, Innex Corporation, Monetary Funding Group, Virtual Field Work, Pia Lauren Spa Di Bellezza and Fire Shield International.
Mary's former jobs include, Art Director at The Minuteman Newspaper, Art Director at American Iron Magazine, Art Director Omega Engineering advertising department, Creative Director at Merck Pharmaceutical, Assistant to the Art Director at Readers Digest Book Publishing, Designer at Sigma Group and Production artist at Quick copy printing Company.
The employment at a Newspaper spurred Mary’s interest in designing a Newspaper. She has designed the templates for two community Newspapers: “The Phoenix” and “The Independent”. She is currently the creative director for “The Independent”.
On the extra curriculum front Mary is a singer/vocalist and Eucharistic Minister in several community churches and is the mentor for the Sacred Heart University Equestrian Team. She is also an avid Oil painter and watercolorist.
Publication that Mary Art Directed: “Phoenix Newspaper and the Independent Newspaper. “Mysteries of the Ancient Americas” by Readers Digest. “Everyday Solutions” and “Guest Companion Travel Books”.