View Text Only Version

Art + Design

Peggy Schiff Hill, Chair

Contact Art + Design  

Art + Design

E.O. Bull Center, Room 133/143
2 E. Rosedale Ave.
West Chester, PA 19383

Phone: 610-436-2755

Peggy Hill, Chair

Faculty Contact Information

Peggy Schiff

Professor of Art, Graphic Design

E.O. Bull Center 145


  • M.F.A., Syracuse University, 1989
  • B.F.A., Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, 1975

Teaching Experience

  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania, Professor, 1990-present
  • Mercer County Community College, Assistant Professor, 1983-1990

Professional Experience

  • Art Director Poster designs. International Trumpet Guild. 2011.
  • Art Director. SDI, Plymouth Meeting, PA. 2009-Present.
  • Art Director: Department of Art + Design; Office of the President; School of Music; Office of Cultural Events; Poetry Center; West Chester University. 1990-Present.
  • Art Director, College Literature. 1993-2011.
  • Art Director, Artist Exhibition Catalog, Antonio Puri. The Gallery at Penn College, Pennsylvania College of Technology. 2010.
  • Art Director, Artists Equity Newsletter. 2003-2010.
  • Art Director, Artist Exhibition Catalog, Margo Allman. McKinney Gallery, West Chester University. 2008.
  • Art Director, Artist Exhibition Catalog. Antonio Puri. McKinney Gallery, West Chester University. 2006.
  • Art Director, Artist Exhibition Catalog. Adrian Martinez. McKinney Gallery, West Chester University. 2006.
  • Awarded Best Journal Design runner-up, Council of Editors of Learned Journals. 1995, 2000.
  • Art Director, Faculty Performance Poster designs: Carnegie Hall and the Academy of Music. 2003, 2004, 2005.
  • Logo design, West Chester University, College of Arts and Sciences. 2003.
  • Art Director, Lantis Corporation. New York, NY. 1992-1995.
  • Art Director, The New Jersey Cultural and Heritage Commission. 1998.
  • Art Director/Publications Manager, Mercer County Community College. Trenton, NJ. 1977-1983.


  • Faculty Exhibition. McKinney Gallery, West Chester University. 1999, 1992, 1990, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009.
  • Visual Contact Points / Cultural Exchange. Guizhou University, Guiyang, China. 2008.
  • International Faculty Cultural Exchange. Capitol Normal University, Beijing, China. 2005.
  • Curator, The Tolerance Project, AIGA student design competition in conjunction with Civility Day. 2003.
  • Faculty Show, Martin Luther King Day. West Chester University. 2000.
  • Juror, Student Show. Delaware County Community College, Media, PA. 1997.
  • Juror, Merion Publications Annual Awards. King of Prussia, PA. 1996-2010.

Current Professional and Academic Memberships

  • American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), Philadelphia Chapter. Member, Education Committee and faculty advisor to WCU student chapter. 2000-present.
  • Selected for inclusion into Who's Who Among Teachers. 2004.
  • Named Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year-WCU Pan-Hellenic Council. 2004.