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RECENT EVENTS

  • The Bicameral Face, solo exhibition, Brownsville Museum of Fine Art, 2009
  • Jackrabbits! Public Sculpture Commission, City of McAllen, 2009,
  • Black & White Selections, Tamaulipas Museo de Arte Contemperanea, Matamoros, MX, 2009
  • Third Anniversary Show, Galeria 409, Brownsville, TX, 2008
  • Black & White, International Museum of Art & Science, McAllen TX, 2008

RECOGNITION-

Reproduction of Art works

  • Art Jewelry Today 2 , Schiffer Publishing Co. 2008
  • 500 Brooches, Lark Books, Sterling Publishing Co. Inc., New York. 2005.
  • 1000 Rings: Inspiring Adornment for the Hand, Lark Books, Sterling Publishing Co. Inc., New York, 2004.
  • Jewelry: Fundamentals of Metalsmithing, by Tim McCreight. Brynmorgan Press. 1997.
  • Metal Arts Sourcebook, CD, ed. by Bob Mitchell. Bob Mitchell Productions, Tampa, 1996.
  • Jewelry/Metalwork Survey #2, by David and Shereen LaPlantz, LaPlantz Press, Bayside .CA, 1993.

Reviews & Articles

  • "The Bicameral Face," review by Travis Whitehead, Festiva, The Monitor, July, 2009.
  • “Nancy Moyer: Ex-treme Metals,” by David M. Freeman. VOA: Voices of Art Magazine, vol. 13, no. 1, 2005.
  • "Interactions Exhibition Review" by Dindy Reich, Metalsmith, Fall, 2000.
  • “Desde McAllen: Nancy Moyer,” Enguardia, vol. 1, no.5, Monterrey, June, 1993
  • One Hundred Women of the Rio Grande Valley, ed. by Rio Writers. Eakin Press, Austin TX, 1983.

PROJECTS

"Jackrabbits!" a collaboration with Douglas Clark. Public Art Project funded by the City of McAllen, 2009, .

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

The Bicameral Face, Brownsville Museum of Fine Art, Brownsville, TX, 2009
InRetrospect, Clark Gallery, University of Texas-Pan American, 2003
Interactions, Clark Gallery, University of Texas-Pan American, 2000
Paths of Existence, Richardson Art Gallery, Brownsville, Texas, 1994
Paths of Existence, CAS Gallery, University of Texas-Pan American, 1995
Basics. CAS Gallery, 1992
New Contemporary Jewelry. Selections, Beaumont, Texas, 1991
Nancy Moyer. New Art Gallery, Harlingen, Texas, 1991
Perceptual Augmentations, CAS Gallery, 1990
South Texas Ranches and Other Pertinent Images, Hidalgo County Museum, 1981
Current Work, Altimira Gallery, Edinburg, 1974
Drawings,Etc. Estudios Rios, Mission, 1971

JURIED EXHIBITIONS

Refined lll, SFA Gallery, Nacogdoches, 2002
Talismans for the Coming Millenium, juried, St. Louis Artists’ Guild, 1999
Precious Metals, juried, Mesa Art Center, Mesa AZ, 1999
Playful Intent, juried, Craft Alliance, St. Louis, 1999
International Exhibition of Miniature Art, Del Bello Gallery, Toronto,1996
Annual Juried Exhibition, McAllen International Museum, 1992
International Art Show, juried, Art League Museum, Brownsville, Texas, 1991
Art Faculty Art, McAllen International Museum, 1988
Art Faculty of South Texas, McAllen International Museum, 1989
The Enamelist First Annual Juried Exhibit, Sarah Squeri Gallery, Cincinnati, 1987
Schmuck in Bewagung in Schmuck, Hanau, W. Germany, 1987
Art Show at the Dog Show, Dog Museum of America, St. Louis, 1987
Politics of Whimsy, juried, 16 Hands Gallery, Ann Arbor, 1985
Texas Designer/Craftsman Annual Exhibits, 1985, 1986
Tip o’ Texas, McAllen TX, 1985, Best in Show Award
Del Mar National Drawing and Small Sculpture Exhibit, Corpus Christi, 1984
Del Mar National Drawing and Small Sculpture Exhibit, Corpus Christi, 1976
Del Mar National Drawing and Small Sculpture Exhibit, Corpus Christi, 1973
Del Mar National Drawing and Small Sculpture Exhibit, Corpus Christi, 1972
Art Museum of South Texas Annual Competition, Corpus Christi, 1971
Inter-D Exhibit, McAllen International Museum, 1970
Frontal Images National Exhibition, Jackson, Miss. 1970
Art Museum of South Texas Annual Exhibit, Corpus Christi, 1970 (Award)
Seventh National Drawing and Small Sculpture Exhibit, Bellingham, WA, 1970
Drawing: Mid America 1, Joplin, MO, 1970
Southern Illinois Drawing Exhibition, Carbondale, IL, 1969
Ball State National Drawing and Small Sculpture Exhibit, Muncie, 1968 (Purchase Award)
Evansville Art Museum Annual Exhibition, Indiana, 1968
San Antonio Art League Annual Exhibition, 1968
Forty Second Annual Texas Watercolor Society Annual Exhibition, Museum, 1968
Southwestern Print and Drawing Biennial, Dallas Art Museum, 1965
Thirty Second National Print and Drawing Exhibit, Wichita, KS, 1965
Festival of Contemporary Painting and Sculpture National Show, Macon, GA, 1965
Fifteenth Beaumont Art Museum Annual Exhibit, TX, 1965
Fourteenth Beaumont Art Museum Annual Exhibit, TX, 1964
Twenty Second Louisiana Art Commission Annual Exhibit, Baton Rouge, 1964
Twenty First Louisiana Art Commission Annual Exhibit, Baton Rouge, 1963
Eighteenth Southeastern Annual Art Exhibition, Atlanta, 1963

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Third Anniversary Show, Galeria 409, Brownsville, TX, 2008
Black & White, International Museum of Art & Science, McAllen TX, 2008
Black & White Selections, Museo de Arte Contemperaneo de Tamaulipas, Matamoros, MX, 2009
WAR, Gallery 1/0 (Thomas Mann), New Orleans, LA, 2007
RED, International Museum of Art & Science, McAllen TX, 2006
Catredrales De Arte, Tamaulipas Museo de Arte Contemperanea, Matamoros, MX, 2002
Annual Faculty Exhibitions, Clark Gallery, University of Texas-Pan American, 1990-1998
Reynosa Festival Frontera, Reynosa Museo Historica. 1996
Group Show, Women and Their Work Gallery, Austin. 1994
Facetas, Formas, y Figuras, Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico. 1994.
One Square Foot of Art, Dishman Gallery, Beaumont. 1994.
Arte del Norte, Casa de la Cultura, Monterrey, N.L., Mexico. 1993
Metallics-Browne and Moyer, CAS Gallery, Edinburg, 1992
UTPA Faculty Invitational, Galleria de Faculdad Architectura de Universidad de la N.L., ...Monterrey, MX, 1992
Art, Science, and Architecture, McAllen International Museum. 1992.
Artista de Tejas, CAVIE, Saltillo, Mexico, 1989
Special Designs, Sol del Rio Gallery, San Antonio, Texas, 1989
Opening Exhibition, The Art Gallery, McAllen, Texas, 1989
Moyer and Manuella, CAS Gallery, Edinburg, 1988
Art Update, McAllen International Museum, 1987
Art Overview, McAllen International Museum, 1987
Texas Mexican Legacy Exhibit, CAS Gallery, Edinburg,!986
Toy Exhibition Invitational, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, 1986
Davis, Moyer, and Ohlinger, Jones and Jones, McAllen, 1985
Texas Art on the Road, sponsored by the Texas Commission of the Arts, 1985
ArtX7, McAllen International Museum, 1985
PAU Faculty Exhibits, McAllen International Museum, 1979-84
Brownsville Art League Exhibition, Brownsville, TX, 1982
Valley Vision 11 Group Show, International Museum, 1978
Valley Vision l Group Show, McAllen International Museum, 1977
Arizona State University Invitational, Tempe, 1975
Northern Arizona State University Invitational, Flagstaff, 1975
Invitational Craft Exhibit, Contemporary Gallery, Dallas, 1972
Invitational Craft Exhibit, Contemporary Gallery, Dallas, 1971
Texas Designer Craftsmen Annual Exhibition, Wichita Falls, 1971
Texas Fine Arts Invitational Exhibition, Austin TX. 1970
Texas Designer Craftsman Annual Exhibition, San Marcos, TX, 1970
Winners in Louisiana Art Commission Exhibits, Baton Rouge, 1965

RESEARCH

“Designing Jewelry for Production on the Rapid Prototype Machine.”.Faculty Research Grant, UTPA, 1996.
“Macintosh Computers and Graphics Software Applications for Art Instruction.” Title lll, Department of Education. 1992.
“Patterned Metals through Molecular Adhesion for Use in Jewelry.” Faculty Research Grant, UTPA, 1987.
“South Texas Ranches.” A photographic study of five Hidalgo county ranches. 1981.

PUBLICATIONS

VOA: Voices of Art Magazine Managing Editor since 2006;;articles puliished in VOA:

  • "Phyllis Evans: Sealed for Your Owwn Protection," review, VOA: Voices of Art Magazine, vol. 16, no. 1, 2009
  • “Art as Ornament,” review, VOA: Voices of Art Magazine, vol. 15, no. 2, 2008
  • "Ramon Barela: Constructs Desdobados,"review vol. 15, no. 1, 2008
  • “Mario Godinez.”review, VOA: Voices of Art Magazine, vol. 15, no. 1, 2008
  • “Allen Pogue,” review, VOA: Voices of Art Magazine, vol. 15, no. 1, 2008
  • “Broken Spirit,” review, VOA: Voices of Art Magazine, vol. 15, no. 1, 2008
  • “Philip Field,” review, VOA: Voices of Art Magazine, vol. 15, no. 1, 2008
  • “New Frontier,” review, VOA: Voices of Art Magazine, vol. 15, no. 1, 2008
  • Professional Guidelines: Update 2006", The Crafts Report, vol.32, November, 2006
  • “Manuella.” review, VOA: Voices of Art Magazine, vol. 14, no. 2, 2006
  • “Celebration of Spirit: the Clark Legacy,”VOA: Voices of Art Magazine, vol. 14, no. 2, 2006
  • “Impenetrable Devices: Works by Ira Sherman, review,VOA: Voices of Art Magazine, vol. 14, no. 1, 2006
  • “Corrientes Alternas 2005,” review,VOA: Voices of Art Magazine, vol. 13, no. 2, 2005
  • “The Fifth Biennial Exhibition at IMAS 2005,” review,VOA: Voices of Art Magazine, vol.    13, no.  2, 2005
  • “International Ceramics Exhibition at IMAS (McAllen),” VOA: Voices of Art Magazine, vol. 13, no. 2, 2005
  • "Professional Guidelines: Update 2006," The Crafts Report, vol. 32 November 2006
  • "Professional Guidelines Update for Craftspeople", The Crafts Report, vol.30, September 2004

PUBLISHED ILLUSTRATIONS AND DESIGNS

To Think with a Good Heart, by Stacy B.Schaefer. University of Utah Press. Salt Lake City. 2002. Map design.
University Academic Banners. 7 Banners used at Commencement. University of Texas- Pan American. 1997.
People of the Peyote. edited by Stacy B. Schaefer and Peter Furst. University of New Mexico Press. 1996. Illustrations.
Low Cal Cooking, by Louise Dillow. Corona Publishing Company, San Antonio. 1992. Illustrations.
Mexican War Journal of Captain Franklin Smith, ed., by Joe Chance. University of Mississippi Press, Jackson. 1991. Map design.
Jefferson Davis’ Mexican War Regiment, ed., by Joe Chance. University of Mississippi Press, Jackson. 1990. Map design.
Changing Faces: Mexican Masks in Transition, intro. by Don Fritz. McAllen International Museum, McAllen. 1985. Total catalog and poster design.
A Tribute to My Darling, by Lloyd Bentsen, Sr. McAllen, 1980. Total book design.
Bonds, by Jan Seale. Pan American University Press, Edinburg. 1978. Illustrations.
Riversedge, literary review, Pan American University Press, Edinburg. 1977. Illustrations
Espanol para Hablados Nativos, by Gloria Swan and Hugo Mejias. Pan American University Press,Edinburg.1977. Cover design.
Chaucer for Children, by Paul Nolan. Little Red Schoolhouse Press. 1971. Illustrations.
Chaucer in the Classroom, by Paul Nolan, The Instructor, February, 1971. Illustrations.

COMMUNITY

Board of Directors, MacAllen Art Council, 2009- 2member 2009
Advisory Board, Professional Guidelines,national independent art community group, member, 2004
Board of Directors, National Council of Art Administrators, member. 2001-2003
General Services Administration Project: Pharr Bridge Public Art. Member of selection ...committee. 1996.
Board of Trustees, McAllen International Museum, member. 1994-96.
Board of Directors, KZLN-TV(National Public Radio & Television), San Benito. Chairman.1981.
Board of Directors, Texas Consumer Development and Educational Corporation, San Benito. 1975-80.
Inter-America Craft Alliance, McAllen. Affiliated with the American Craft Council. Charter ...member. 1971-74.

EDUCATION

Southern Illinois University, Ph.D.
Louisiana State University, M.A.
University of Louisiana at Lafayette, B.A.

PROFESSIONAL RECORD

Art Reviewer/Critic, Surface Treatment column, The Monitor, McAllen TX, 2003-
Professor Emerita of Art, UTPA, fall 2009
Chair of Art Department, University of Texas-Pan American, 1972-80,1994-03
Professor of Art, University of Texas-Pan American, 1969-2003
Profesora Visitante, Universidad de las Americas, Cholula, Pue., Mexico, 1989
Head of the Art Department, St. Francis Academy, Joliet, Illinois. 1966-67.
Instructor of Art, Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, 1964-66.
Commercial Artist, Todd Company, a division of the Burroughs Corp., New Orleans, 19
60.