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Moe Brooker

Moe Brooker - For Trane and Parker, 2010 - Mixed media on canvas - 72 x 60 inches

For Trane & Parker, 2010
Mixed media on canvas
72 x 60 inches

Born Philadelphia, PA
Lives and works in Philadelphia, PA

Education
1972 MFA, Tyler School of Fine Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
1970 BFA, Tyler School of Fine Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
1968-69 Tyler School of Art, Rome, Italy
1959-63 Certificate, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia, PA

Solo Exhibitions
2013 Present Futures, Here and Now, June Kelly Galley, New York
2012 Justified: Silent Harmony, Stella Jones Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Moe Brooker: The Evidence of Things Not Seen, Alumni Gallery, Pennsylvania
   Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia
2011 Intention and Improvisation, LaSalle University Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA
2010 Shorthand for the Real, Sande Webster Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2009 Moe Brooker: Carelessly Exact, Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, MS; catalogue
Moe Brooker: Senior Artists Initiative, Grossman Gallery, Lafayette College, Easton, PA
2008 Moe Brooker, The Substance of Feeling, curated by Susan Isaacs, Delaware
   Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE; brochure
I Come to Dance My Joy, Sande Webster Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2007 Robert Roman Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
2006 Moments Hesitation, June Kelly Gallery, New York, catalogue
2005 Color Infusion, Robert Roman Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
2004 Moe Brooker: Making Visible, Sande Webster Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2003 Moe Brooker, Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA
2002 Moe Brooker: Hymns, Sande Webster Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2001 Seasoned Innocence, June Kelly Gallery, New York
2000 Time Came, Moments Went, Sande Webster Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1998 Abstraction as Metaphor, Sande Webster Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1997 New Work, June Kelly Gallery, New York
1996 New Directions, Sande Webster Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1995 Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA
1994 Paintings-Works On Paper, Malcolm Brown Gallery, Shaker Heights, OH
1992 Moe Brooker, Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI
Sande Webster Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1990 Sanctified Imagination, June Kelly Gallery, New York
Sande Webster Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1989 Moe Brooker, Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI
1988 Sande Webster Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1986 Moe Brooker, Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI
1985 DBR Gallery (Deborah Bachman Ratner), Cleveland, OH
1984 Moe Brooker, Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI
Noel Butcher Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1982 DBR Gallery (Deborah Bachman Ratner), Cleveland, OH
Ruth Siegel Gallery, New York
1980 Moe Brooker, Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI
New Gallery for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH
Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Scottsdale, AZ
1979 Makler Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
1977 Vick Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Nexus Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Selected Public Collections
African-American Museum, Philadelphia, PA
The American Museum of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia
Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA
The Cleveland Museum of Art, OH
Georgia Museum of Art, Athens
The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York
LaSalle University Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA
The Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, MS
The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, AL
Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA
Hampton University Museum, VA
The Museum of the Chateau of Monbeliard, France
The Muse’e des beaux arts, Canada Ottawa, Ontario
Spiritmuseum, Stockholm, Sweden
Philadelphia Community College
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Cleveland Foundation, OH
Ohio Arts Foundation, Cleveland, OH
The Gund Foundation, Cleveland, OH
Karamu House, Cleveland, OH
The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Cleveland Public Library, OH
ARCO Chemical, Newton Square, PA
AT&T Headquarters, Basking Ridge, New Jersey and Boston, MA
Aaron Enterprises, Plymouth Meeting, PA
Cleveland State Office Building, OH
Cleveland Clinic, OH
Continental Bank, Chicago, IL and Los Angeles, CA
Cuyahoga Saving, Cleveland, OH
Federal Reserve Bank, Philadelphia, PA
First Pennsylvania Banking Corporation, Philadelphia, PA
First Union Bank, Philadelphia, PA
National City Bank Corporation, Cleveland, OH
PNC Bank, Cleveland, OH
Ford Motor Company, Detroit, MI
General Motors Corporation, Executive Office, Detroit, MI
Corning Ware Company, Toledo, OH
Hyatt Hotel, Columbus, OH
Independence Blue Cross, Philadelphia, PA
Progressive Insurance Company, Cleveland, OH
SmithKline Beecham Laboratories, Philadelphia, PA
Sohio National Headquarters, Cleveland, OH
Xerox Corporation of Michigan, Detroit, MI
Absolut Vodka, Crillion Importers, Teaneck, NJ
BET Cable Network, Washington, DC

Selected Honors and Awards
2011 Honoree, 35th Anniversary Celebration, African American Museum in Philadelphia, PA
The Penny and Bob Fox Distinguished Professorship, Moore College of Art, Philadelphia,
   PA
2010 Governor’s Awards For The Arts In Pennsylvania, The Hazlett Memorial Award Artist of
   the Year, Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA, Tuesday, November
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Award Winner, Artists Equity Honors Moe Brooker: Making a Difference for Visual Fine
   Artists: Philadelphia, PA
2009 Medal of Merit, Philadelphia Art Alliance
Invited to present his views on the connection between Art and Science, Oxford
   University’s Exeter College, England,
2006 One of 60 scholars worldwide who will participate in a conference on the  relationship
   between Art and Science at the invitation of University of Oxford, England
Juror for The Bermuda Gallery Biennial Exhibition
2004 Conrad Nelson Fellow, Millersville University, PA
2003 The VanDerZee Lifetime Achievement Award, Brandywine Workshop, Philadelphia, PA
1989 Recipient, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Fellowship in Visual Arts
1988 “Philadelphia Art Now,” Bus Shelter Poster Competition, Philadelphia Museum of Art,
   Philadelphia, PA
1987 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Fellowship for Painting, three-month travel
   grant from the City of Philadelphia to Sister City, Tianjin, People’s Republic
   of China

 

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