Born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Barry Moser is a printmaker, illustrator, printer, essayist, and teacher. He studied with George Cress, Leonard Baskin, Fred Becker, and Jack Coughlin. His work is represented in numerous collections, museums, and libraries in the United States and abroad, and he has exhibited both here and overseas in both one-man and group exhibits. He is a member of numerous professional societies and the recipient of honorary degrees in recognition of his contributions to the arts. He is a faculty member at both the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, Rhode Island and at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts.