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Nancy Jan Moyer, American Art educator. Recipient Distinguished Faculty Achievement award University Texas-Pan American, 1989-1990, Outstanding Faculty award, 1990; named Profesora Visitante, University de las Americas, 1989. Member National Education Association, Texas State Teachers Association, Society North America Goldsmiths, Pi Kappa Pi(president 1995-1996).

Background

Moyer, Nancy Jan was born on January 24, 1938 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Daughter of Vernon and Lelia Mae (Sturges) Moyer.

Education

Bachelor, University Southwestern Los Angeles, 1960. Master of Arts, Louisiana State University, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, Southern Illinois University, 1970.

Career

Instructor art, S.W. Texas State University, San Marcos, 1964-1966; chair art department, St. Francis Academy, Joliet, Illinois, 1966-1967; chair art department, Southern Illinois U., Carbondale, 1968-1969; chair art department, Pan American U., Edinburg, Texas, 1972-1980; professor art, University Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, Texas, 1969-1994; chair art Department, University Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, Texas, since 1994.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include 9 exhibitions for drawing and jewelry. Exhibited in over 80 group shows. Featured in books: Jewelry: Fundamentals of Metalsmithing, 1979, Rings, 2004, Brooches, 2005.

      Art columnist The Monitor, since 2003. Art work included in The Art and Craft of Making Jewelry, 2006.

Membership

Member National Education Association, Texas State Teachers Association, Society North America Goldsmiths, Council of Chairs (organizer, chairman 2002), North America Goldsmiths (member professional guidelines board since 2004), National Council Art Administrators (board directors 2001-2003), Pi Kappa Pi (president 1995-1996).

Connections

father:
Vernon Moyer

mother:
Lelia Mae (Sturges) Moyer