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Kay P. Mahaffey Edit Profile

artist , Interior designer

Kay P. Mahaffey, American artist, interior designer. Recipient scholarship National Oceanic Atmospheric Association, Seattle,1970, graduate fellowship Kappa Kappa Gamma, 1970, Award of Excellence, Northwest Kidney Center, 1972.

Background

Mahaffey, Kay P. was born on October 16, 1936 in Cincinnati. Daughter of Frederick and Eva Nell (Cricher) Pfiester.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Education, U.Cin., 1958. Bachelor in Design, U.Cin., 1958. Master of Arts in Art Education, University Washington, Seattle, 1972.

Career

Art teacher Various Public Schools, Ohio, Wisconsin, Washington, 1958-1962. Art mobile designer Bucks County Community College, Pennsylvania, 1975-1976. Consultant to legislators New Jersey Commission on the Arts, Trenton, New Jersey, 1975-1978.

Facilities planning, construction Bank American Southwest, Phoenix, 1980-1986. Assistant professor Arizona State University, College Architect and Design, Tempe, 1987-1989. Chair interior design Northwest College of Art, Poulsbo, Washington, 1992-1997.

Supervisor relocation Puget Sound Energy, Facilities, Bellevue, 1997-1999. Architectural interior designer, since 1999. Chair community peer outreach committee Arizona State University College of Design, Tempe, 1987-1989.

Member advisory board interior design Northwest College Art, Poulseo, Washington, since 1992. Board directors Edmunds Washington Public Facilities District. Board trustees West Sound Academy.

Membership

Organizer Speakers' Bureau, Northwest Kidney Center, Seattle, 1969-1975. Co-chair Kappa Kappa Gamma Scottsdale Chapter Alumni Art Show, 1983, 84. Corporation representative to steering committee Phoenix Arizona Core Development, 1984-1985.

Designer, planner Women's Crisis Center, Scottsdale, 1986-1987. Member International Facility Management Association, American Society Interior Design, International Interior Design Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Skiing, tennis, kayaking, gardening, cross country skiing.

Connections

Married Virgil B. Mahaffey (deceased). Children: Lynn Elizabeth, Margaret Kay.

father:
Frederick Pfiester

mother:
Eva Nell (Cricher) Pfiester

spouse:
Virgil B. Mahaffey

child:
Lynn Elizabeth Mahaffey

child:
Margaret Kay Mahaffey