Janice Lessman-Moss | e-Inside | July 24, 2017 | Kent State University

Familiar Face

Janice Lessman-Moss

Professor
School of Art
Kent Campus

JOB DESCRIPTION:

I am the head of the Textile Art program, which recently relocated to a fabulous new facility in the Center for Visual Arts.

WORKED AT KENT STATE SINCE:

September 1981

EMPLOYMENT PRIOR TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

Graduate teaching assistant at the University of Michigan

LIKES MOST ABOUT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

The campus, the people – great colleagues and students, and the cultural activities

ATTRACTION TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY AS AN EMPLOYER:

The School of Art has an excellent reputation and supports a breadth of programming that I see as critical to providing students with a strong foundation in the visual arts.

RESIDES IN:

Kent, Ohio

HOMETOWN:

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

EDUCATION:

M.F.A., the University of Michigan; B.F.A. Tyler School of Art, Temple University

HOBBIES:

When I am not at school with my students, I am actively engaged in my studio art practice – weaving on my digital jacquard loom. Walking, bicycling and working out at the Rec Center are also integral to my life, as is enjoying the music of my husband, Al Moss.