Log In

Joe Francis Moss Edit Profile

painter , sculptor

Joe Francis Moss, American sculptor, painter.


Moss, Joe Francis was born on January 26, 1933 in Kincheloe, West Virginia, United States. Son of Thomas R. and Audra (Frazier) Moss.


Bachelor in Art, West Virginia University, 1955. Master of Arts in Art, West Virginia University, 1960.


Teacher art Morgantown (West Virginia) High School, 1956-1960. Associate professor art West Virginia University, Morgantown, 1960-1970. Professor art University Delaware, Newark, since 1970.


  • book

  • Other Work

    • One-man shows of sculpture Washington Gallery Modern Art, 1967, Russell Museum, Great Falls, Montana, 1973, Sculpture Now Gallery, New York City, 1975, City University of New York Graduate Center, 1975, J.B. Speed Museum, Louisville, 1977, Madison Square Park, New York City, 1980, Marian Locks Gallery and Marian Locks East, Philadelphia, 1981, Fine Arts Gallery U.M.B.C., Baltimore, 1986. 20-year retrospective Edison Fine Arts Gallery, Fort Myers, Florida, 1985. Exhibited in numerous group shows including, Museum Modern Art, New York City, 1966, Fischbach Gallery, New York City, 1966, Fellows of the Center Exhibition, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1978, Sculpture Now, New York City, 1979, Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, 1979, Neuberger Museum, Purchase, New York, 1981, Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Federal Republic Germany, 1985, Robert Moses Plaza, New York City, 1985-1986, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1986 Lights Orot, Yeshiva University, New York City, 1988-1989, St. Mary's College, South Bend, Incorporated, since 1989, History and Fine Arts Museum, Anchorage, 1987, Montreal, Canada 1988.

      Traveling exhibits include Multiple Interaction, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, also Philadelphia, New York City, Los Angeles, Sculpture 75 Exhibition, Philadelphia, 1975, invitational exhibit, University Tennessee, Chattanooga, 1971. Represented in permanent collections Arts and Humanities Council Huntington (West Virginia) Galleries, Polaroid Corporation, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Martin Fine Villa, Miami, Florida, Cedarcrest College, Allentown, Pennsylvania, Johnson Museum, Ithaca, New York, Urban American, Washington, Bloomsburg (Pennsylvania) State College, St. Louis Art Museum, Delaware Art Museum, others, also private collections. One-man shows of paintings Pennsylvania State University, 1965, Pittsburgh Playhouse Gallery, 1965, West Virginia University, 1965.

      Exhibited in group shows, Fifty Artists Fifty States, Burpee Museum, Rockford, Illinois, 1965, American Federation Art, 1966-1968, Bocour Collection, Keene (New Hampshire) State College, 1974, others, interviews, WTOP-television, Washington, 1967, Voice of Am, 1967. Speaker International Sculpture Conference Kansas University, Lawrence, 1974. Feature Cable News Network including Science Week in Review.


Married Jean Elizabeth Marcrum, July 1, 1952 (deceased). Children: Joe Marcum, Jon Eric, Jay Keith. Married Daphne Brauner, 1992.

Thomas R. Moss

Audra (Frazier) Moss

Jean Elizabeth Marcrum

Daphne Brauner

Joe Marcum Moss

Jon Eric Moss

Jay Keith Moss