Academic Background & etc

  • 2005-now     Professor Emerita of Art, University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley
  • 1994-2003    Chair of Art, Department, University of Texas-Pan American
  • 1972-1981    Chair of Art Department, Pan American University
  • 1973-2003    Professor of Art, University of Texas-Pan American
  • 1969-1973    Associate Professor of Art, Pan American University
  • 1989              Profesora Visitante, Universidad de las Americas, Cholula, Mexico
  • 1968-1969    Teaching Assistant, Southern Illinois University, Secondary Ed. Dept. 
  • 1966-1967    Head of the Art Department, St. Francis Academy, Joliet, Illinois   
  • 1964-1966    Instructor of Art, Texas State University, San Marcos
  • 1960              Commercial Artist, Todd Company-Borroughs Corp., New Orleans 

Public Commissions

  •  2010  “Jackrabbits,” sculpture for the City of McAllen, Douglas Clark collaboration 
  • 1997   “University Academic Banners,” UTPA, 7 permanent commencement ceremonial banners

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2018  Truth & Rumors, International Museum of Art & Science, McAllen TX
  •  2015  InRetrospect Revisited, BeeHive Collective, Harlingen
  •  2012  Cessations & Continuations, Kika de la Garza Fine Arts Center, Mission, TX
  • 2011  The Bicameral Face, Ben Bailey Gallery, Kingsville
  • 2010  The Bicameral Face, International Museum of Art & Science, McAllen
  • 2009   The Bicameral Face, Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
  • 2003   InRetrospect, Clark Gallery, University of Texas-Pan American 
  • 2000   Interactions, Clark Gallery, University of Texas-Pan American
  • 1995  Paths of Existence, University Gallery, University of Texas-Pan American
  • 1994  Paths of Existence, Richardson Art Gallery, UTB, Brownsville, TX
  • 1992   Basics. University Gallery, University of Texas-Pan American
  • 1991  New Contemporary Jewelry. Selections Gallery, Beaumont, TX
  • 1991   Nancy Moyer, New Art Gallery, Harlingen, TX
  • 1990   Perceptual Augmentations, University Gallery, University of Texas-Pan American   
  • 1981   South Texas Ranches and Other Pertinent Images, Hidalgo County Museum  
  • 1974   Current Work, Altimira Gallery, Edinburg
  • 1971   Drawings, Xochil, Mission, TX

Group Exhibitions 

  • 2018   Mend:Work Created by Feminism, Mad Eye Gallery, NYC
  • 2018   La Frontera: Encounters Along the Texas-Mexico Border, Museum of Art & Design NYC
  • 2016   Un/Provincial: The Art of South Texas, Brownsville Museum of Fine Art, Brownsville TX
  • 2014   Animal Instincts, Exhibition in Print-Metalsmith Magazine, vol. 34, no.4
  • 2014   Body and Soul: Defensive Ornament, Metals Museum, Memphis (book)
  • 2014   Body and Soul: Defensive Ornament, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Wash
  • 2014   La Frontera, Art Gallery, Indiana University, Kokomo
  • 2014   La Frontera, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
  • 2013   La Frontera, Museo Franz Mayer, Mexico City (catalogue)
  • 2013   La Frontera, Velvet Da Vinci Gallery, San Francisco
  • 2013   Anniversary Exhibit, Galeria 409, Brownsville TX
  • 2012   What is Sacred, Serena Pandos Gallery, McAllen 
  • 2011    Counterflux: Defensive Ornament, G. Gibson Gallery, Seattle
  • 2011   Valley Women, Galeria 409, Brownsville
  • 2010    Selections from the Permanent Collection, International Museum of Art & Science McAllen 
  • 2010    4th Anniversary Exhibit, Galeria 409, Brownsville
  • 2009   Black & White Selections, Museo de Arte Contemperaneo de Tamaulipas, Matamoros
  • 2009   Third Anniversary Exhibit, Galeria 409, Brownsville
  • 2008   Black & White, International Museum of Art & Science, McAllen
  • 2007   WAR, Gallery 1/0, New Orleans
  • 2006   RED, International Museum of Art & Science, McAllen TX
  • 2005   Re-considered/Re-invented, Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield
  • 2005   Corrietes Alternes, Museo de Arte Contemperaneo de Tamaulipas, Matamoros
  • 2005   Arte Rio Grande, International Museum of Art & Science, McAllen
  • 2004   My Hearts Desire, UTPA University Gallery
  • 2002   Catredrales de Arte, Museo de Arte Contemperaneo de Tamaulipas, Matamoros
  • 2002   Refined lll, SFA Gallery, Nagcodoches (juried)
  • 2000   Artists/Mentors, McAllen International Museum
  • 1999   Talismans for the Coming Millenium, St. Louis Artists’ Guild (juried)
  • 1991   Precious Metals, juried, Mesa Art Center, Mesa AZ (juried)
  • 1991   Playful Intent, juried, Craft Alliance, St. Louis (juried)
  • 1998-  Annual Faculty Exhibitions, Clark Gallery, University of Texas-Pan American
  • 1996   International Exhibition of Miniature Art, Del Bello Gallery, Toronto
  • 1996   Renosa Festival Frontera, Reynosa Museo Historica
  • 1994   Group Show, Women and Their Work Gallery, Austin (juried)
  • 1994   Facetas, Formas, y Figuras, Tampico, Taumaulipas
  • 1994   One Square Foot of Art, Dishman Gallery, Beaumont
  • 1993   Arte del Norte, Casa de la Cultura, Monterrey, N.L
  • 1992   Annual Juried Exhibition, McAllen International Museum
  • 1992  UTPA Faculty Invitational, Galleria de Faculdad Architectura de Universidad de la N.L.,                      Monterrey MX
  • 1992   Art, Science, and Architecture, sponsored by the McAllen International Museum.
  • 1992   Metallics-Browne and Moyer, University Gallery, UTPA, Edinburg
  • 1991   International Art Show, Art League Museum, Brownsville (juried)
  • 1990   Society of North American Goldsmiths Annual Conference Display, San Francisoo
  • 1989   Special Designs, Sol del Rio Gallery, San Antonio
  • 1989   Art Faculty of South Texas, McAllen International Museum
  • 1989   Artista de Tejas, CAVIE, Saltillo, Mexico
  • 1989   Opening Exhibition, The Art Gallery, McAllen
  • 1988   Art Faculty Art, McAllen International Museum
  • 1988   Moyer and Manuella, UTPA University Gallery, Edinburg
  • 1987   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 (juried)
  • 1987   Art Update, McAllen International Museum
  • 1987   Art Overview, McAllen International Museum
  • 1986   Texas Designer/Craftsman Annual Exhibit
  • 1986   Texas Mexican Legacy Exhibit, CAS Gallery, Edinburg
  • 1986   Toy Exhibition Invitational, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff
  • 1985   Davis, Moyer, and Ohlinger, Jones and Jones, McAllen
  • 1985   Politics of Whimsey, 16 Hands Gallery, Ann Arbor (juried)
  • 1985   Texas Designer/Craftsman Annual Exhibit
  • 1985   Tip o’ Texas Exhibition, McAllen (juried)
  • 1985   Texas Art on the Road, sponsored by the Texas Commission of the Arts
  • 1985   ArtX7, McAllen International Museum
  • 1984   Del Mar National Drawing and Small Sculpture Exhibit, Corpus Christi (juried)
  • 1984   PAU Faculty Exhibit, McAllen International Museum,TX
  • 1983   PAU Faculty Exhibit, McAllen International Museum,TX
  • 1982   PAU Faculty Exhibit, McAllen International Museum Brownsville Art League Exhibition, Brownsville
  • 1981   PAU Faculty Exhibit, McAllen International Museum ,TX
  • 1980   PAU Faculty Exhibit, McAllen International Museum,TX
  • 1979   PAU Faculty Exhibit, McAllen International Museum,TX
  • 1978   Valley Vision 11 Group Show, McAllen International Museum
  • 1977   Valley Vision l Group Show, McAllen International Museum
  • 1976   Del Mar National Drawing and Small Sculpture Exhibit, Corpus Christi (juried)
  • 1975   Arizona State University Invitational, Tempe Northern Arizona State University Invitational, Flagstaff
  • 1973   Del Mar National Drawing and Small Sculpture Exhibit, Corpus Christi (juried)
  • 1972   Invitational Craft Exhibit, Contemporary Gallery, Dallas
  • 1972   Del Mar National Drawing and Small Sculpture Exhibit, Corpus Christi (juried)
  • 1971   Art Museum of South Texas Annual Competition, Corpus Christi (juried)
  • 1971   Invitational Craft Exhibit, Contemporary Gallery, Dallas
  • 1971   Texas Designer Craftsmen Annual Exhibition, Wichita Falls
  • 1970   Inter-D Exhibit, McAllen International Museum (juried) Frontal Images
  • 1970   National Exhibition, Jackson (juried)
  • 1970   Art Museum of South Texas Annual Exhibit, Corpus Christi (juried)
  • 1970   Seventh National Drawing and Small Sculpture Exhibit, Bellingham (juried)
  • 1970   Drawing: Mid America 1, Joplin (juried)
  • 1970   Texas Fine Arts Invitational Exhibition, Austin
  • 1970   Texas Designer Craftsman Annual Exhibition, San Marcos
  • 1969   Southern Illinois Drawing Exhibition, Carbondale (juried)
  • 1968   Ball State National Drawing and Small Sculpture Exhibit, Muncie (juried)
  • 1968   Evansville Art Museum Annual Exhibition, Indiana (juried)
  • 1968   San Antonio Art League Annual Exhibition, San Antonio
  • 1968   Forty Second Annual Texas Watercolor Society Annual Exhibition, McNay Art Museum
  • 1965   Southwestern Print and Drawing Biennial, Dallas Art Museum (juried)
  • 1965   Thirty Second National Print and Drawing Exhibit, Wichita KS (juried)
  • 1965   Festival of Contemporary Painting and Sculpture National Show, Macon (juried)
  • 1965   Fifteenth Beaumont Art Museum Annual Exhibit, Beaumont (juried)
  • 1965   Winners in Louisiana Art Commission Exhibits, Baton Rouge
  • 1964   Fourteenth Beaumont Art Museum Annual Exhibit, Beaumont (juried)
  • 1964   Twenty Second Louisiana Art Commission Annual Exhibit, Baton Rouge (juried)
  • 1963   Twenty First Louisiana Art Commission Annual Exhibit, Baton Rouge (juried)
  • 1963   Eighteenth Southeastern Annual Art Exhibition, Atlanta (juried)

  • Illustrations

  • Jarimba, Jose Antonio. The Human Mold, Brownsville: Sara Publishing, 2012. Print.
  • Schaeffer, Stacy; Furst, Peter, eds. People of the Peyote, Albuquerque: UNM Pres, 1996. Print.
  • Dillow, Louise. Low Cal Cooking, San Antonio: Corona Publishing, 1992. Print
  • Chance, Joe, ed. Mexican War Journal of Captain Franklin Smith, Jackson: UMS Press,1991. Print.
  • Chance, Joe, ed. Jefferson Davis’ Mexican War Regiment, Jackson: UMS Press,1990. Print.
  • Speer, Lon A.; Parker, Jane, eds. Changing Faces: Mexican Masks in Transition, McAllen TX: McAllen International Museum,1985. (book design). Print.
  • Bentsen, Lloyd, Sr. A Tribute to My Darling, McAllen TX: Gateway Press, 1980. Print.
  • Seale, Jan. Bonds, Edinburg TX: Pan American University Press, 1978. Print.
  • Riversedge Literary Review, Edinburg TX: Pan American University Press, 1977. Print.
  • Swan, Gloria; Mejias, Hugo. Espanol para Hablados Nativos, Edinburg TX: Pan American University Press.1977. Print. (Cover design).
  • Nolan, Paul. Chaucer for Children, Little Red Schoolhouse Press. 1971. Print.
  • Nolan, Paul.“Chaucer in the Classroom,” The Instructor, February.1971. Print.

  • Books and Media

  • Jewelry and Metals Survey 2019, Society of North American Goldsmiths, 2020. Print.
  • Marissa, ed. Jewelry and Metals Survey 2018,  Society of North American Goldsmiths, 2019. Print.
  • La Frontera: Encounters Along the Border, NYC: Museum of Art & Design, 2018. Print catalog.
  • Ramijek, Suzanne, ed. Body and Soul: Defensive Ornament, Atgel PA: Schiffer Publishing, 2014. Print.
  • La Frontera. Velvet da Vinci Gallery, 2013. Print catalog.
  • Snyder, Jeffrey B., ed. Art Jewelry Today 2, Schiffer Publishing, 2014. Print.
  • The Craft of Making Jewelry, Lark Books Press, 2006. Print.
  • 500 Brooches, Lark Books Press, 2005. Print.
  • Le Van, Martha: Ebendorf, Robert. 1000 Rings, Lark Books Press, 2004. Print.
  • McCreight, Tim. Jewelry: Fundamentals of Metalsmithing, Brynmorgan Press, 1997. Print.
  • Mitchell, Bob, ed. Metal Arts Sourcebook,  Bob Mitchell Productions, 1996. CD-ROM.
  • LaPlantz, David and Shereen, eds. Jewelry/Metalwoork Survey #2, LaPlantz Press. Print.
  • Breedlove, Cindy, ed. Artists of Texas: vol 2, Mountain Productions of TX, 1988. Print.
  • Breedlove, Cindy, ed. Artists of Texas: vol 1, Mountain Productions of TX, 1986. Print.

  • Reviews

  • Swiegart, Donna Mason. “Truth & Rumors.” The Monitor [McAllen] 15 July 2018: Print
  • Glazer, Mark. “Clouds and the Psyche.” The Monitor [McAllen] 10 July 2017: Print
  • Freeman, David. “InRetrospect.” The Monitor [McAllen] 14 Sept. 2015: Print
  • Said, Erika. “Cesacíones y Contínuacíones.” El Manana [Cd. Reynosa] 13 Sept. 2012: Print
  • Lewis, Linda. “Cessations and Continuations.” The Monitor [McAllen] 16 Sept. 2012: Print
  • Whitehead, Travis. “Headgames: The Bicameral Face.” The Monitor [McAllen] 24 July 2009: Print
  • Williams, Sarah. “Revelations of Lylith & Eve: Women Artists.” The Brownsville Herald, 12 Mar. 2006: Print
  • David McCall Freeman, “Nancy Moyer: Ex-treme Metals,” VOA: Voices of Art Magazine, vol. 13, no. 1. 2005
  • Dindy Reich, “Interactions Exhibition Review,” Metalsmith, Fall issue. 2000: Print
  • Padin, Jorge y Leonardo Rodriguez. “Nancy Moyer, interacciones con el pasado, los trofeos del corazón.” El Manana [Cd.Reynosa] 20 Feb. 2000: Print
  • McKone, Jim. “Jeweler Hangs Men’s heads on Wall.” The Monitor [McAllen] Jan 28, 2000: Print
  • Padin, Jorge y Leonardo Rodriguez. “Nancy Moyer, artista de multiples talentos.“ El Manana [Cd. Reynosa] 18 May 1997: Print
  • Padin, Jorge y Leonardo Rodriiguez. “Visión metafísica de la mujer mediante un bello lenguaje plástico,” El Manana [Cd. Reynosa] 6 Oct. 1995: Print
  • Padin, Jorge y Leonardo Rodriguez. “Nancy Moyer, Una artista cuya obra impacta, conmueve y perturba.” El Manana [Cd. Reynosa] 30 Sept. 1994: Print
  • “Desde McAllen: Nancy Moyer.” Enguardia [Monterrey] vol. 1, no.5, June 1993: Print

  • Radio/Television/Online

  • 2018   Texas Standard online news, “McAllen Artist”, December
  • 2012   Joseph Bravo, Interview, “Defining Art: Nancy Moyer,” KMBH-TV,
  • 1984   Interview on “The View from Here,” KURV radio, Edinburg,

  • Awards

  • 2018   Comment and Criticism, Texas Associated Press Managing Editors Citation
  • 1991   1st Place for Drawing, International Art Exhibit, Brownsville Art League Museum
  • 1990   Outstanding Faculty Award for Teaching, University of Texas-Pan American
  • 1984   Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award, Pan American University
  • 1970   Sculpture Award, Art Museum of South Texas Annual Exhibit, Corpus Christi
  • 1968   Muncie Purchase Award, Ball State National Drawing and Small Sculpture Exhibit,
  • 1964   Twenty- First Louisiana Art Commission Annual Exhibit, Baton Rouge (Award),

  • Honors

  • 2019   Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Acheivement Award
  • 2018   100 Women, 100 Words: Womens History vol. 1, South Texas College
  • 2010-2012   Managing Editor for Voices of Art Magazine, San Antonio
  • 1996   Juror, RioFest Art Exhibit, Harlingen TX
  • 1995   Who’s Who Among American Women, Marquis Books
  • 1994   Who’s Who Among American Teachers, Marquis Books
  • 1991   Who’s Who in American Education, Marquis Books,
  • 1986   Juror, 20th Annual National Art Exhibit, Baytown Community Center
  • 1983   Rio Writers, eds., One Hundred Women of the Rio Grande Valley, Eakin Press, Austin

  • Research

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

  • Publications as Author

  • 2003-present   Surface Treatment column, The Monitor, McAllen TX.
  • 2009   “Phyllis Evans: Sealed for Your Own Protection,” VOA: Voices of Art Magazine,                        vol. 16, no.1
  • 2008   “Art as Ornament,” VOA: Voices of Art Magazine, vol. 15, no. 2
  • 2008   “Mario Godinez.” VOA: Voices of Art Magazine, vol. 15, no. 1
  • 2008   “Allen Pogue,” VOA: Voices of Art Magazine, vol. 15, no. 1
  • 2008   “Broken Spirit,” VOA: Voices of Art Magazine, vol. 15, no. 1
  • 2008   “Philip Field,” VOA: Voices of Art Magazine, vol. 15, no. 1
  • 2008   “New Frontier,” VOA: Voices of Art Magazine, vol. 15, no. 1
  • 2006   “Professional Guidelines: Update 2006", The Crafts Report, vol.32, Nov.
  • 2006   “Manuella.” 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”, VOA: Voices of Art Magazine,                        vol. 14, no. 1
  • 2005   “Corrientes Alternas 2005,” VOA: Voices of Art Magazine, vol. 13, no. 1
  • 2005   “The Fifth Biennial Exhibition at IMAS 2005,” 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
  • 2004   "Professional Guidelines Update for Craftspeople", The Crafts Report, vol.30, Sept

  • Presentations

  • 2018   “Truth & Rumors Jewelry”, TASA Annual Conference, South Texas College, McAllen
  • 2018   “About Truth and Rumors”, International Museum of Art and Science, McAllen
  • 2014   “Jewelry as a Fine Art,” Festiba at UTPA
  • 2004   “Creating an Artist’s Resume,” UTPA
  • 1997    “Contemporary Jewelry,” League of Professional Women, Harlingen
  • 1998    “Art on Campus,” Edinburg Leadership Council,
  • 1996    “Jewelry Construction,” Mensa, Rio Grande Valley chapter
  • 1994    “Art, Diseno y Composition,” Encuentro de Diseno y Creatividad, CEDIM,                             Monterrey MX
  • 1990    “Framing Your Work,”Rio Grande Valley Art Leagues, McAllen
  • 1983    “Good as Gold: Alternative Materials in American Jewelry,” McAllen International                    Museum
  • 1983    “Importance of Public TV to the Community,” Association of Women Executives,                    McAllen
  • 1980    “Creative and Critical Thinking,” San Perlita Independent School District
  • 1974    “Curriculum Design for Art,” Laredo Independent School District
  • 1974    “Effective Drawing,” Rio Grande Valley Teacher’s Art Teachers Association
  • 1973    “Realism in Contemporary Art,” McAllen Professional Women’s Club

  • Art Advocacy

  • 2011-2018    Exhibition Coordinator, McAllen Public Library
  • 2014-2018    Chair, Public Art Committee, McAllen Chamber of Commerce
  • 2010-2012    Chair, McAllen Arts Council
  • 2011-2015    College of Arts and Humanities Advisement Council, UTPA
  • 2010           Chair and founding member, PARA, University retirees association
  • 1995-96      Selection Committee, General Services Administration Project: Pharr Bridge                          Public Art
  • 1994-96      Board of Trustees, McAllen International Museum
  • 1981           Board of Directors Chair, KZLN-TV, San Benito
  • 1975-80      Board of Directors, Texas Consumer Development and Educational Corporation                    San Benito.
  • 1971-74      Inter-America Craft Alliance charter member (affiliated with the American Craft                   Council), Edinburg TX

  • Education

    • 1970  Ph.D Instruction and Curriculum, SIU-Carbondale
    • 1963  MA in Fine Arts Design, LSU
    • 1960  BA in Art,University of Louisiana-Lafayette
    • 1959  Universidad de las Americas, Mexico City

    Memberships

  • Society of North American Goldsmiths
 
 
 









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