mario moore

Artist Bio



Kimberly Becoat
Oil on panel
10 x 10 in

Mario Moore (b. 1987) is a Detroit native, currently residing in Brooklyn, NY. Moore received a BFA in Illustration from the College for Creative Studies (2009) and an MFA in Painting from the Yale School of Art (2013). He has participated as an artist-in-residence at Knox College, Fountainhead residency and The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation.

Moore’s work has afforded him many opportunities-- from multiple exhibitions, lectures and featured articles including the New York Times. His work has been exhibited at institutions which include the Charles H. Wright Museum, George N’Namdi Center for Contemporary Art and the Detroit Institute of Arts. Some of his solo show exhibits have been seen at Winston-Salem State University’s Diggs Gallery and The Urban Institute of Contemporary Art. His work was also included in the Studio Visit Volume 31 (2015) and the Studio Museum in Harlem’s catalog, Speaking of People: Ebony, Jet and Contemporary Art (2014). Moore has recently been awarded a Princeton Hodder Fellowship for 2018-2019.