Sculptor Joe Moss completed his AB and MA degrees at West Virginia University in 1951 and 1960, respectively. He taught at his alma mater for the next ten years. In 1970, he began his 28-year tenure at the University of Delaware, coordinating the sculpture program. He also served as an Artist Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Center for Advanced Visual Studies in 1973, 1985, and 1987-88.
Moss is best known for his environmental installations that combine visual displays with auditory sensations to create multi-sensory environments. His awards include a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Moss’ work has been exhibited in a wide variety of museums, ranging from the Museum of Modern Art in New York to the Boston Museum of Science.