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painter , art educator

Ben Frank Moss, III, American art educator, painter. Senior Faculty fellow Virginia Center for Creative Arts, 1996, Dartmouth College, 1993, MacDowell Colony, 1992, Development grant University Iowa, 1980, 86; Summer fellowship University Iowa, 1979, Research and Travel grantee Ford Foundation, 1979-1980, Yaddo Foundation, 1965, 72, Travel grantee University Iowa Foundation, 1986,; recipient Distinguished Alumni award Boston University, 1988.

Background

III, Ben Frank Moss, was born on February 28, 1936 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of B. Frank Junior and Helen Charlotte (Figge) M.

Education

Bachelor, Whitworth College, 1959;postgraduate, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1959-1960;Master of Fine Arts, Boston University, 1963;Master of Arts (honorary), Dartmouth College, 1993;studied with Walter Murch, Karl Fortess and Herman Keys.

Career

Instructor Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington, 1964-1965. Associate professor, director Master of Fine Arts and visiting artist program Fort Wright College, 1965-1972. Acting dean, co-founder Spokane Studio School, 1972-1974.

Professor painting and drawing School Art and Art History University Iowa, Iowa City, 1975-1988. George Frederick Jewett professor art Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, since 1993. Chairman studio art department Dartmouth College, Hanover, 1988-1994, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, 1990.

Area head painting University Iowa, 1985. Artist-in-residence Queens College, University Melbourne, Australia, 1993-1994. Visiting artist, lecturer Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, 1996, Houghton (New York ) College, 1996, Gordon College, Wenham, Massachusetts, 1996, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1997, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, 1997, Ravenscroft School, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1997, Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1998, Seattle Pacific University, 2002, Bowling Green University, Ohio, 2003, Williams College, Willamstown, Massachusetts, 2003, numerous others.

Works

Membership

Member National Academy of Design (academician member, 1994), College Art Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, poetry, travel, tennis.

Connections

Married Jean Marilyn Russel, August 26, 1960. Children: Jennifer Kathleen, Benjamin Franklin IV.

father:
B. Frank M. Junior

mother:
Helen Charlotte (Figge) M.

spouse:
Jean Marilyn Russel

children:
Jennifer Kathleen III

Benjamin Franklin IV III