Moe A. Brooker, MFA

Moe Brooker

    mbrooker@moore.edu

    Education

    • MFA, BFA, Tyler School of Art , Temple University
    • Certificate in Painting, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

    Recent Exhibitions

    • Moe Brooker: Getting Back to Then, Tregoning & Company, Cleveland, OH, 2014
    • Present Futures, Here and Now, Recent Paintings by Moe Brooker, June Kelly Gallery, New York, NY, 2013.
    • African American Art Since 1950, Group Exhibition, David C. Driskell Center at the University of Maryland, 2012.
    • Solo Exhibition, Stella Jones Gallery, New Orleans, LA, 2012
    • Centennial Juried Exhibition, Delaware Art Museum, 2012-13
    • Moe Brooker:The Evidence of Things Not Seen, Alumni Sales Gallery, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, 2012.
    • Flirting with Abstraction, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA, 2011 - 2012.
    • Featured at the Leonard Pearlstein Gallery as part of the Senior Artists Initiative's Fifth Biennial Exhibition, 2011.
    • Intention and Improvisation, La Salle University Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA, 2011.
      Faculty Triennial Exhibition – Practice and Process, The Galleries at Moore: Goldie Paley Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 2010.
    • 2010 "Shorthand for Real", Solo Exhibition, Sande Webster Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
    • 2010, "All That Jazz:, Group Exhibition, Sande Webster Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.

    Recent Activities

    • Honored by the Philadelphia Skecth Club at their 154 Anniversary Gala.
    • Interview with ideastream.org
    • Commissioned to create a drawing in the laminated glass windows of the elevator in a parking tower in Long Island, NY
    • Featured on a Podcast about his solo exhibition in Cleveland, OH, 2014
    • Painting Critique and Demo with Moe Brooker, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE, 2012.
    • Spoke on CBS 3's Philly Talk program about the Henry O. Tanner exhibit at PAFA
    • Exhibition Moe Brooker:The Evidence of Things Not Seen featured on WHYY's Art Beat
    • Presented a paper To The Glory of God (TTGG): Moe Brooker’s Painted Faith in conjunction with the Tanner exhibition at PAFA, 2012.
    • Lecture, "The Process of Making Visible," Tyler School of Art, 2011.
    • Essay published in the 2010 winter edition of Brilliant Corners: A Journal of Jazz & Literature. Published by Lycoming College
    • Cover art, For Trane & Parker, in honor of saxophonists John Coltrane and Charlie Parker. in the 2010 winter edition of Brilliant Corners: A Journal of Jazz & Literature. Published by Lycoming College.

    Awards and Fellowships

    • 2011, Honored by The African American Museum in Philadelphia at 35th Anniversary Celebration
    • 2010 Artist of the Year Award, the Governor’s Awards for the Arts, Governor Edward G. Rendell of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
    • 2010 Artists Equity Award
    • 2009, Medal of Achievement, The Philadelphia Art Alliance

    Websites

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    • courtesy of the Sande Webster Gallery, Philadelphia and June Kelly Gallery, New York
    • Courtesy of Sande Webster Gallery, Philadelphia and June Kelly Gallery, New York
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