Maria Bentley

Associate Director of Arts Enrollment
Alumni Hall
Mon-Fri: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm


  • BFA: Fine Arts, mixed media sculpture: Alfred University School of Art and Design, New York State College of Ceramics, May 2015
  • MSEd: College Student Development: Alfred University, May 2020


Seneca Falls, NY

Alumni of AU:
Yes - undergraduate and graduate

Years of Service:
5 years

You Can Find Me In:
Art classrooms and portfolio days across the country

What "Outside of Ordinary" Means to Me:
Outside of Ordinary means having the ability to develop into a creative and innovative thinker, across a wide variety of disciplines.

Favorite Place in Alfred:
Robert C. Turner Gallery

Fun Fact or Hobby:
I maintain my studio practice in mixed media sculpture. Also, my partner and I have a maple farm.

Advice for Students:
Keep an open mind and enjoy your college search process. Don't stress yourself out. Your admissions team is here to help you throughout the entire process.

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