Emma Salamon: Vanitas

October 13, 2012 - January 12, 2013
Like memento mori, Emma Salamon’s darkly romantic, installation-based works explore the dichotomous terrain between desire and repulsion, beauty and decay and, ultimately, life and death.


Shizu Saldamando: All Tomorrow’s Parties

October 13 – December 8, 2012
Shizu Saldamando’s work proposes a decidedly contemporary take on portraiture, in which the conventional constructs of identity are challenged by layering signifiers and hybrid meanings that hint at the complexity of ethnicity, race, class and gender.


Deb Sokolow: All Your Vulnerabilities Will Be Assessed

October 13 – December 8, 2012
A tangle of myth and reality, Deb Sokolow’s text-driven, diagrammatic drawings record the obsessive, inner-dialogue of a nameless, unreliable narrator who speculates on various topics relating to popular culture, politics, conspiracy theory and human nature.


Visionary Designers: Victoria hagan & ellen lupton

August 25 – October 21, 2012
Focusing on the work of Moore's Visionary Woman Award recipients for 2012, this exhibition provides insight into the careers of interior designer Victoria Hagan and graphic designer Ellen Lupton.


The Long Now

August 24 – October 3, 2012
The Long Now explores the dialectical relationship between cinema and photography, and the liminal space between the still and moving image through the work of internationally acclaimed artists and filmmakers, including Chantal Akerman, Mark Lewis, Sharon Lockhart, Bruce Nauman, Paul Pfeiffer, Kelly Reichardt, Michael Snow, Andy Warhol and Gillian Wearing. 


Graduate Thesis Exhibition

August 4 - September 29, 2012
Featuring final thesis work by candidates in Moore's graduate programs: MA in Art Education with an Emphasis is Special Populations, MFA in Interior Design and MFA in Studio Art.


Kate Stewart & Ward Davenny: Civil Dusk

May 18 – August 18, 2012
Civil Dusk, a new, large-scale, collaborative “smoke drawing” by artists Kate Stewart and Ward Davenny, conflates the physical and performative aspects of drawing with the disquieting beauty of the apocalyptic sublime.


Lanny Sommese: Off the Wall | On the Wall

May 18 - August 8, 2012
A retrospective of posters by award-winning graphic designer, Lanny Sommese.


All Together Now

May 18 – July 28, 2012
Coinciding with the opening of the Barnes Foundation on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, this exhibition reinterprets Albert Barnes’s distinctive “wall ensembles” through the work of fifteen Philadelphia-based artists, including: Gabriel Boyce & Preston Link, Sarah Kate Burgess, Kara Crombie, Steven & Billy Blaise Dufala, Joy Feasley, Mark Khaisman, Nick Lenker, Jacque Liu, Matthew Osborn, Hiro Sakaguchi, Anne Seidman, Kate Stewart, Stacey Lee Webber and Mauro Zamora.


Five Into one

May 29 - July 21, 2012
Hosted annually by Moore and organized by Philadelphia Sculptors, 5 Into 1 features work by recent graduates from BFA and MFA programs at five Philadelphia art & design schools, including: Moore College of Art & Design; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; Tyler School of Art; University of Pennsylvania; and The University of the Arts. This year's curators are Jamie  Brenner and Matt Pembleton.


Senior Show 2012

April 25 – May 13, 2012

An annual exhibition featuring work created by graduating seniors in Moore’s BFA programs.


Annual Fellowship Exhibition & Student Show

March 28 – April 14, 2012

An exhibition featuring work by third-year students competing for highly coveted travel fellowships, as well as work created by first, second and third-year students from all of Moore’s BFA programs.


Introduction '12: Program Fellows from the center for emerging visual artists

February 1 – February 25, 2012

Organized by The Center for Emerging Visual Artists in cooperation with The Galleries at Moore, this exhibition is a first look at the work of CFEVA’s newest Career Development Program fellows.


Doing Time | Depth of Surface

January 28 – March 17, 2012
Doing Time | Depth of Surface features large-scale monoprints, photographs, video and sound works commissioned by Philagrafika and created by the Spanish artists Patricia  Goméz and María Jesús González during a six-week residency in Philadelphia’s historic Holmesburg Prison.


A Circumstantial Assembly

January 28 – March 17, 2012
Featuring recent work created by former fellows in the Center for Emerging Visual Artists’ (CFEVA) Career Development Program, this exhibition explores the diverse ways that contemporary artists are (re)interpreting fiber art-based  traditions and techniques. Participating artists include: Jill Marleah Bell, Susan Benarcik, Ana Hernandez, Mark Khaisman, Daniel Kornrumpf, Jedediah Morfit and Binod Shrestha.


Shizuko Kimura: The Poetics of Form

January 28 – March 17, 2012
Working directly from live models and usingn a needle and thread, Japanese artist Shizuko Kimura creates intricately rendered figure drawings that fuse Asian aesthetics with Western concepts of figurative art and abstraction. In allegience to the performative elements of drawing, her intimate works demonstrate the stitched mark's ability to record subtle gesture and capture the essential vitality of the human body through a reductive use of line and texture.


Materiality: 2012 Alumnae Exhibition

January 28 – March 17, 2012

An annual juried exhibition featuring recent work created by Moore alumnae.