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Mary Shaffer, American artist. Recipient Glass Architecture, National Education Association, Rhode Island School of Design, 1977, Visionary award, American Craft Museum, 1995, Innovative Use Glass and Sculpture award, Urban Glass, New York City, 1998, United States Fellow Simon award, 2009; fellow Individual Artist, National Education Association, Washington, 1974, 1994.


Shaffer, Mary was born on October 3, 1943 in Walterboro, South Carolina, United States. Daughter of Edward Terry H. Shaffer and Mary Francis Pardridge.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Rhode Island School Design. Master of Fine Arts, University Maryland.


  • Other Work

    • Sculpture installation, Center Light, 1992, exhibitions include Metropolitan Museum Art, 1996, Ellen Noel Museum Midland, 2008, Museum Bellerive, Switzerland, Metropolitan Museum Art, 1996.


Children: Saarin Keck, Maiya Keck.

Edward Terry H. Shaffer Shaffer

Saarin Keck Shaffer

Maiya Keck Shaffer