Jennifer E Moss

jennifemoss@gmail.com

Textile Artist/Educator/Independent Curator

Education


Savannah College of Art and Design
MFA Fibers
2011-2014

Western Michigan University
BFA with concentration in Metals/Jewelry
2003—2007

Recent Exhibitions


Solo

August 2020 Marked: Rusted Wovens at Campus Gate Gallery, Young Harris, GA 

March 2020 Marked: Rusted Wovens at Savannah Cultural Arts Center, Savannah, GA

July 2019 Marked: Rusted Wovens at Foundry Art Center, St. Charles, MO

March 2018 Carbon at Vino Veritas, Savannah, GA

February 2017 Emergent Geographies at Appalachian Center for Crafts, Smithville, TN

October 2016 Emergent Geographies  at 121 Coosa St. Pop Up Gallery, Montgomery, AL

November 2013Transient Structures, Ashmore Gallery, Savannah, GA

August 2013 Overgrowth, Society for Contemporary Craft Lobby, Pittsburgh, PA

June 2012 Capillary Action, A.I.R Studio and Gallery, Paducah, KY

January 2010 Particles of Prolific Virtue, Exquisite Corpse Gallery, Kalamazoo MI

May 2008 Inherent, Tromblay, Kalamazoo, MI

March 2007 Cold Comfort, South Gallery, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 


Selected Group

2021 Unraveled Recollections, Vendue, Charleston, SC

            Summer in the City, Sulfur Studios, Savannah, GA

2019 Small Works, Alexander Hall Gallery, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

            Black and White, Blue Spiral 1 Gallery, Asheville, NC

2018 $300 and Under, Location Gallery, Savannah, GA

             Arbor Ardor, Location Gallery, Savannah, GA

2017   Small Works, Gutstein Galley, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

             Innovative Fibers, The Bascom, Highlands, NC

2015  Touched, Ground Floor Gallery, Nashville, TN

             Alchemy, Work by the Founders of Sulfur Studios, Sulfur Studios, Savannah, GA

2014   Art Fields, Lake City, SC

2013   Paducah Artist in Residence Group Exhibition, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY

              In the Mind’s Eye,  Chatahoochee Bienniel of Textiles, Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art,

               Marietta, GA (Complex Weaver’s Award)

               Fiber Directions, Wichita Center for the Arts,  Wichita, KS

                Art Fields, Lake City, SC

2012       Rust Never Sleeps, Martha Gault Gallery, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA

                 SACI Alumni Show, Kerr Gallery, Western Michigan University, Traveled to Studio Art Centers International, Florence, Italy

2011      ArtPrize 2011, GreenLion Gallery, Grand Rapids MI

                Annual Area Show, Kalamazoo Institute of Art, Kalamazoo, MI

                Fantastic Fibers, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY (Grand Prize)

2010      Would You Wear This? Exquisite Corpse Gallery, Kalamazoo, MI

                 Annual Area Show, Kalamazoo Institute of Art (Award for Fiber)

                 Fantastic Fibers, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah KY

2009        Annual Area Show. Kalamazoo Institute of Art

                 Fibers Expanded, Luke and Eloy Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

                 Jewelry+Objects, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI. 


Teaching Experience

University Level Teaching

2020-Present Savannah College of Art and Design, Professor of Fibers. Structure and weaving courses, senior studios and graduate courses.  

2015-2020  Savannah College of Art and Design, Part-time Professor of Fibers. Structure and Weaving courses.

Workshops and Short Courses

2020 “Embroidery Expanded” at North Country Studio Workshops in Bennington, VA 

2015    “Natural Dyes, Start to Finish” at Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA 

               “Summer Seminars” Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah GA 

2014       “Natural Dyes, Start to Finish” at Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA 

                 “Slippers and Mittens” at Mackinac Island Arts Council, Mackinac Island, MI

                 “Expressive Feltmaking” at Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN  

2013        “Slippers and Mittens” at Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA   

                  “Natural Dyes, Start to Finish” at Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh PA 

                   “Introduction to Feltmaking” at Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA 

                   “Natural Dye Exploration: Bundle Dyeing” at Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA

2012        “Introduction to Natural Dyes” at A.I.R. Studio, Paducah KY 

2010        “Slippers and Mittens” at Exquisite Corpse Artist Collective, Kalamazoo, MI

                  “Introduction to Felting Techniques” at Studio Miska, Paducah, KY

2009        Studio Assistant for “Sculpture in Felted Wool”  Penland School of Crafts. 


Awards and Grants

2013        Best in Show, Vegetable Lamb, A Cotton Story at Sicky Nar Nar, Savannah, GA

                  Complex Weavers Award, In the Minds Eye Exhibition, Marrietta/Cobb Museum of Art, Marrietta, GA

                  Student Niche Award in Decorative Fiber

2012        Residency Stipend,  Paducah Arts Alliance

                  Third Place, Natural Dye Competition, Shaw Contract Group

2011        Shortlist Selection, London International Creative Competition

                   Best in Show, Fantastic Fibers, Yeiser Art Center

                   Frances Larkin McCommon Scholarship, (Artistic Honors) Savannah College of Art and Design

2010         Award for Fiber, Kalamazoo Area Show, Kalamazoo Institute of Art

2008         Sarah Everett Toy Scholarship. Penland School of Crafts.

2007        Emerging Artist Grant. Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo.

                   Windgate Work Study Scholarship. Penland School of Crafts

                   School Of Art Enrichment Grant, Western Michigan University.

                  Lee Honors College Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Award, Western Michigan University.

2006       School of Art Enrichment Grant, Western Michigan University.

2003       Medallion Scholarship, Western Michigan University

                  Kalamazoo Scholars Award. Western Michigan University


Bibliography

2018        Dimensional Cloth: Sculpture by Contemporary Textile Artists, Schiffer Publishing, Atglen, PA.

2016        World Wide Colours of Felt, Textile-Link, Utrecht, The Netherlands

2015        “Fiber Artist Show their Stuff…” Nashville Arts Magazine, October 2015

2013        “Complex Weaver’s Awards,” Complex Weavers Journal, No. 104, February 2014

2013        “Tracking Transient,” Connect Savannah, November 5th, 2013

                  “The Truth of Textures,”  DoSavannah, Savannah Morning News, October 31, 2013

                   “Art inspired by moss, mold, is a sight to behold…” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 25th 2013

2012         Rust Never Sleeps, Exhibition Catalog, Martha Gault Gallery, Slippery Rock, PA

2011         500 Felt Objects. Lark Books, Asheville, NC

                   London International Creative Competition Catalog, International Awards Inc, Los Angeles, CA

2010        “Awe for the Natural World,” Exhibition Review of Propagation, Kalamazoo  Gazette, January 21,


Residencies

2016        121 Coosa St Collaborative Studio Residence, October, Montgomery, AL

2013         Visiting Artist in Residence, June - August, Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA

2012         Paducah Artist in Residence Program,  June, AIR Studio, Paducah, KY


Additional Experience

2018       Curator, Textile Landscapes, at Sulfur Studios, Savannah, GA

2015-19  Co-Founder and Exhibitions Director of Sulfur Studios, Savannah, GA                  

2014        Artist Coordinator at the Sentient Bean Cafe

2013       “Meet the Maker” Lecture at Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA

                   Installation Assistant for Gabriel Dawe’s Plexus 21, Gustein Gallery, Savannah, GA

2012        Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, SCAD sponsored booth

                  Smithsonian Craft Show, SCAD sponsored booth

2009-11 Co-Curator of Exquisite Corpse Gallery, Kalamazoo, MI

2010         Exhibitor, Renegade Craft Show, Chicago, IL

2007        Installation Assistant for Society of North American Goldsmiths’ “Exhibition in Print” at SOFA   Chicago

2005-7  Studio Monitor, Jewelry/Metals Department, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 

In the collection of

Marriot Hotels, Sheraton Hotels, Hilton Hotels, Emory Health. 

 Commissions and collaborations with Indiewalls, Creative Art Movements, Soho Myriad, SCAD Art Sales.

Languages


  • English (Native Speaker)
  • Italian (Conversational)


Skills

Technical

Floor Loom Weaving, CAD Weaving on Dobby and Jacquard Looms, Wet and Needle Felting, Hand and Machine Embroidery, Knitting and Crochet, Fabric Manipulation, Natural and synthetic Dying, Fabrication in Ferrous Metal and Wood, MIG Welding, Plasma Cutting, Grinding and Finishing, Fine Metal Fabrication, Soldering, Piercing, Stone Setting and Cold Connections, Casting, Polishing

Software:

Adobe: Photoshop, Lightroom, and Indesign. Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. Weavepoint. Nedgraphics: Texcelle, Product Creator, Weave Editor, Fabric Editor. Squarespace, Blogspot, Wordpress and Basic HTML.

Using Format