“The Work of Several Lifetimes,” an exhibition of new work created over the past year by 2018-19 Hodder Fellow Mario Moore, presents etchings, drawings, and large-scale paintings of Black men and women who work at or around the Princeton University campus in blue collar jobs.
- An opening celebration will be held on Thursday, September 19, 2019 from 6-8 p.m., followed by a reception in the Forum from 8-10 p.m.
- A panel discussion about the exhibition will also be held at 4:30 p.m. on October 22 in the Hurley Gallery.
Exhibition catalog is supported by Princeton University’s Campus Iconography Committee.
MARIO MOORE (b. 1987) is a Detroit native, currently residing in New York City. 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, and the Albers Foundation. Moore’s work has afforded him many opportunities — from multiple exhibitions and featured articles including the New York Times. His work has been exhibited at the Charles H. Wright Museum, George N’Namdi Center for Contemporary Art, Detroit Institute of Arts, and with the Smithsonian Institution. Moore’s solo exhibitions include Winston-Salem State University’s Diggs Gallery and The Urban Institute of Contemporary Art. His work is 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).