Resume

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

 

2016:  June Kelly Gallery, New York City

2015:  Basemore Gallery, Philadelphia

2014:  Tregeoning & Company, Cleveland, OH

2013:  Present Futures, Here and Now, June Kelly Gallery, New York, NY

2012: Justified: Silent Harmony, Stella Jones Gallery, New Orleans, LA.

           Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Alumni Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2011:  Intention & Improvisation, LaSalle University Museum, Philadelphia, PA

2010:  “Shorthand for the Real” Sande Webster Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2009:  Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, Mississippi

           Grossman Gallery, Lafayette College, Easton, PA

2008:  Delaware Center for the Creative Arts, Wilmington, DE

           The Sande Webster Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2007:  Robert Roman Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

2006:  June Kelly Gallery, New York, NY

2005:  Robert Roman Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

2004:  The Sande Webster Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2001:  June Kelly Gallery, New York, NY

1998:  The Sande Webster Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1996:  June Kelly Gallery, New York, NY

1994:  The Malcolm Brown Gallery, Cleveland, OH

1992:  Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI

1990:  June Kelly Gallery, New York, NY

1985:  DBR Gallery, Cleveland, HO

1984:  Akron Museum, Akron, HO

 

Selected Group Exhibitions:

 

2015:  Represents:  200 years of African American Art, Philadelphia Museum

2013:  Philip Jamison and his collection: Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA

2012:  Centennial Exhibition: Rice University, Houston, Texas

           Full Spectrum:  Prints from the Brandywine Workshop, PMA

           Delaware Art Museum, Centennial Juried Exhibition, Wilmington

2011:  The Chemistry of Color, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY

2010:  The Chemistry of Color, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, SC

2009:  Each in their Own Voice, Cleveland State University Gallery, OH

           Tradition Redefined, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

           The Paul Jones Collection of American Art, University of Alabama

2008:  In Search of Missing Masters, Woodmere Museum of Art, Phila., PA

2007:  Celebration, Winston-Salem Delta Fine Arts Center, NC

2006:  Silent Voices, Loud Echoes, African American Museum, Phila., PA

2005:  A Different Way of Seeing, Noyes Museum of Art, Ocean Ville, NJ

           The Chemistry of Color, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Phila.

            Illuminations, Towson University, Union Gallery, Towson, MD

2004:  A Celebration of Color, The Banana Factory, Bethlehem, PA 

2003:  Junction Specific, Tubman Museum, Macon, GA

2001:  When The Spirit Moves, Anacostia Museum, Smithsonian, Washington, DC

2000:  An Exuberant Bounty, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Phila., PA

1996: Celebrating Visual Traditions lll, The Allentown Art Museum, PA

1989: Cultural Perspectives,  Gregorio Y Matos Center for the Arts, Bahia, Brazil

            53rd Annual Exhibition, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH

1979:   The May Show, Cleveland Museum of Art, OH

Public Works Projects: 

2017:  Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA, Large vertical painting 12' x 8' o/c

2014:  Philadelphia Family Court Building - Stain Glass windows, 4 floors 4,000 SF Commission by The State of Pennsylvania. Building location, 15th & Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA

2013:  The Wyandanch Rising Redevelopment Project, north facade of the elevator tower. Designed 12 windows, each 10’ 11/16”x 7’, resulting in a total area of approximately 1,000 SF. Commissioned by the Municipal     Transportation Authority for the Long Island Railroad

 

The Philadelphia Convention Center, large paint on canvas, 16’x 12’ to hang on the second level inside the buildings. Commissioned by the State of Pennsylvania

 

 The Philadelphia Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, painting, on panel, encaustic and oil paint, 48”x 96”. Commissioned by the City of Philadelphia, PA

Selected Professional Experience: 

2012-2014:  Appointed Special Assistant to the President (Moore College)

2012: Retired as Chair

1995-2012:  Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA Professor, Foundation Dept., Chair

1991-1993:  Parson School of Design, New York, NY – Foundation Dept., Chair

1985-1991:  Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA – Professor

1987:  Tianjin College of Fine Art,  Tianjin, China – Guest Lecturer, Fall Semester

1976-1985:  Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH – Associate Professor

1974-1975:  University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill – Associate Professor

1973-1974:  University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA – Assistant Professor

Community Activity: 

2012:  Event Committee for Magee Rehab Center Partnership Exhibit Fleisher Art Memorial: Donation to their Annual Art Auction

Donated a work of art to the Adopt a Child Gala

Member Mayor’s Cultural Advisory Committee Catto Memorial Juror

2000 to 2015:  Mainline Center Art Advisory Board

2008 to Present:  Art & Business Advisory Committee

2006 to Present:  Philadelphia Art Commission Member

1999 to 2003:  Fleisher Advisory Board

Selected Honors & Awards: 

2011:  11' Legacy Award, from the African American Museum, Philadelphia, PA

The Penny & Bob Fox Distinguished Professorship, Moore College of Art

2010:  The Hazlett Memorial Award, The 2010 Governor’s Award. The Commonwealth of PA

Artists Equity Award, Artist Equity Association of Greater Delaware Valley

2009:  Medal of Merit, Philadelphia Art Alliance

2008:  Invited to present a paper at Oxford University, Harris Manchester College, UK

2006:  Invited to present a paper at Oxford University, Jesus College, UK

The Bermuda National Gallery Biennial Exhibition, Juror

2004:  Conrad Fellowship, University of Millersville, Millersville, PA

2003:  James Van Der Zee Award, Honoree, Brandywine Workshop, Philadelphia, PA

2000:  Who’s Who in American Art, Biography from 2000 – Present

1992:   Absolut Vodka, Commission, “Absolut Brooker” advertisement

1989:   Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Recipient – fellowship for painting

Selected Bibliography: 

2015:  New York Times, review of Represents, page 4, Art & Leisure, by Ken Johnson

2013:  Art in America, Review, page 105, illustration, December 16, by A.M. Weaver

2013:  “Philip Jamison and his collection, catalogue, Illp 27

2012:  “Moe Brooker, City Paper, Robin Rice

            Full Spectrum, prints from the Brandywine Workshop, catalogue, Illp 29, essay, Ruth Fine, Philadelphia Museum of Art.

             “Speaker, Symposium, Barnes Foundation. Philadelphia, PA

              Voiceover, Acusta Guide, Barnes Foundation Collection.

             “In the Studio,  Honoring Moe Brooker, YouTube, MCAD, 4/10/2012

             “Talk with Students at Spring Side School, YouTube.

              Moe Brooker, On Henry O. Tanner,  CMS Philly Talk w/ Pat Ciarrochi, 4/4/2012

2010:  “A morning with Moe Brooker in his studio”, Youtube, 1/15/2010

2009:  Each in Their Own Voice, catalogue, Illp 14 & 15

2008:  In Search of Missing Masters, catalogue,

Woodmere Museum, Illp76

             Interior Spaces – Moe Brooker at Sande Webster, Artblog, Roberta Fallon

             Philadelphia Sketch Club, Moe Brooker, Abstract Lecture, YouTube, 10/8/2008

2006:  “Moe Brooker, Visual Artist”  Artist & Influence, Vol XXIV Hatch-Billops, p. 1-8

2003:  “And the winner was…” Melissa Debben, Philadelphia, Inquirer, Ill.p1, Mi-2

1997:  Seeing Jazz, Artists and Writers on Jazz, The Smithsonian, Illp 76

1994:  Delighting the Eye, The Cleveland Plain Dealer Arts, Steven Lits lll, p.L1, L3

 

1993:  Twenty-Five Years, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Ellen Landau, p54

Selected Public Collections: 

  • The Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, MS

  • The Muse’e des beaux arts, Canada Ottawa, Ontario

  • The Museum of the Chateau of Monbeliard, Montbeliard, France

  • The Woodmere Museum, Philadelphia, PA

  • The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, AL

  • The Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, NY

  • The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

  • The American Museum of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

  • The African-American Museum, Philadelphia, PA

  • The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

  • The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

  • The Gund Foundsation, Cleveland, OH

  • The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA

  • Ohio Arts Foundation, Cleveland, OH

  • Georgia Museum of Art, Athens

  • Hampton University Museum, Hampton, VV

  • The Philadelphia Community College, Philadelphia, PA

  • General Motors Corporation, Executive Offices, Detroit, MI

  • Continental Bank, los Angeles, CA

  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

  • La Salle University Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA

  • Absolut Vodka, Carillion Importers, Teaneck, NJ

  • National City Bank, Cleveland, OH

  • Independence Blue Cross, Philadelphia, PA

  • University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, Philadelphia, PA

  • Cleveland Public Library, Hough Office

  • The HyattHotel, Columbus, OH