Moore Names New Foundation Chair

For Immediate Release
August 13, 2012

(Philadelphia, PA) Lynn Palewicz has been named the new faculty chair of the Foundation program at Moore College of Art & Design. Palewicz received her MFA from the Yale School of Art and her MAT and BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art.

Palewicz combines photography, sculpture, and drawing to explore different approaches to self-portraiture: the self as subject, the self as material, and the self as creative impulse. Her work has been exhibited in New York, Connecticut, Washington DC, Delaware, Maryland, Japan and Toronto. She has also been featured in numerous publications and online, including the NY Arts Magazine, the Drawing Center Artist Registry, the Baltimore City Paper, Painted Bride Quarterly, and a catalogue published in connection with Selves, a solo exhibition of her work at RUSH Arts Gallery in New York City. 

Palewicz has been an artist-in-residence at the Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture and Yaddo in Saratoga Springs. She has been a guest lecturer at Towson University, the University of Central Missouri, the Maryland Institute College of Art, Vassar College, and New York University.  Before joining Moore, she taught at numerous colleges and universities including Yale University, the Maryland Institute College of Art, American University, Vassar College and the Corcoran School of Art.

View Lynn's Bio


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Moore College of Art & Design educates students for inspiring careers in art and design. Founded in 1848, Moore is the nation's first and only women's art college. Moore's career-focused environment and professionally active faculty form a dynamic community in the heart of Philadelphia's cultural district. The College offers nine Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees for women. A coeducational Graduate Studies program was launched in summer, 2009. In addition, Moore provides many valuable opportunities in the arts through The Galleries at Moore, a Continuing Education Certificate program for adults, the 91-year-old acclaimed Youth Art Program for girls and boys grades 1-12, The Art Shop and the Sculpture Park. For more information about Moore, visit www.moore.edu.

Published on August 13th, 2012