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Elizabeth Moss Recognized by Marquis Who's Who for Excellence in Art Entrepreneurship

Ms. Moss owns and operates Moss Galleries in Falmouth and Portland, Maine as well as founding the Maine Museum of Photographic Arts.

    FALMOUTH, ME, August 23, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Elizabeth Moss has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Ms. Moss obtained a bachelor's degree in studio arts management and French at Salem College in 1990 and continued her education with a master's degree in museum studies, magna cum laude, from George Washington University in Washington D.C. in 1996. She initially prospered as an administrative manager with the United Beet Sugar Association in Washington from 1991 to 1996. During her time in Washington, she served as a member of Zonta International, an international service organization dedicated to furthering women's rights, and with the Smithsonian Institution Young Benefactors. Additionally, Ms. Moss supported the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, an exhibition space at the National Mall.

Citing a lifelong interest in fashion, fine art and museums, Ms. Moss founded the Elizabeth Moss Galleries in Falmouth in 2004, employing her formal training in 20th century American and decorative art. The Moss Galleries have specialized in the art of Monhegan, Maine artists from the 1930s to the present day. Ms. Moss is also a regional expert on New England-based plein air and landscape artists. The Moss Galleries was named as one of the top 100 Galleries in North America by Blouin International's website, ArtInfo. Artworks from her gallery have been included in the Art in Embassies program by the U.S. Department of State and are in the corporate collections of L.L. Bean, Acadia Insurance and Maine General Hospital.

In addition, in 2010 Ms. Moss founded the Maine Museum of Photographic Arts, a virtual photographic museum with roving exhibitions of photographic works across the state of Maine in pop-up commercial spaces and existing institutions. An avid supporter of charities, she has held art auctions for Partners for World Health, a nonprofit organization that distributes unused hospital supplies, and for Spurwink, a Maine-based organization that provides behavioral health and education services for children, adults and families.

Ms. Moss attributes her success to loving what she does and the love of introducing people to art. She cites her career highlight her contribution to the Art in Embassies program, which has drawn customers from as far away as the South Pacific, as well as her exhibitions in New York and Boston art fairs.

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