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June Edwards holds an MFA in Painting from Brooklyn College and a BS in Art Education from Mansfield University. She began teaching in the Art Department at Slippery Rock University in 2002, and is now Professor Emerita. She previously taught art at Peabody High School in Pittsburgh and at two schools in New York City: Graphic Communications Arts High School, and LaGuardia High School of Music, Art and the Performing Arts.
Ms. Edwards was hired as a graphic designer for Arthur Andersen in 1984, and was the Operations Manager for the Metro New York Media Center until 1987. She worked as a freelance graphic artist at various companies in New York City and continues with freelance design work. Among other assignments, she assisted with projects for the Mr. Rogers Company, Del Monte Pet Foods, The Pittsburgh Children’s Museum, WQED Multimedia, the Entertainment Technologies Center, and the Sloan Foundation Television Project at Carnegie Mellon University. She helped create the miniature neighborhood for the movie "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood."
Ms. Edwards’ artwork is a combination of painting, drawing and digital media. Her work has been exhibited in regional, national and international galleries.