Barbara Moody earned Master’s (M.Ed). and Doctorate (Ed.D.) degrees from Harvard University, as well as a BFA from Syracuse University. She is a full Professor at Montserrat College of Art, where she also served as Vice President and Dean for nine years.
Barbara has had ten solo shows at the at the Kingston Gallery in Boston. She has completed two large-scale mural projects for a corporation in Fall River, MA, a wall installation drawing for "Seven: A Performative Drawing Project" at Montserrat College of Art, and a large commissioned painting for a Salem State university dormitory.
Barbara’s work has been included in exhibitions in California, New York, and Chicago, as well as the DeCordova Museum in MA. She was a finalist for a Mass Cultural Council Award in Drawing in 2004, and in 2013, she was awarded the Goetemann Distinguished Artist/Teacher award at Rocky Neck Art Colony.