Lives and works in New York | alva.mooses@gmail.com 

Education
2014 MFA Yale School of Art, Painting & Printmaking
2005 BFA The Cooper Union School of Art

Select Exhibitions

2018 Retrato de un Paisaje, Museo Eduardo Sívori, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2018 Mira-Mirage, Luhovaný Vincent Festival, Luhačovice, Czech Republic

2018 A Day’s Dust, Studio 17, Stavanger, Norway

2018 Arte/facto at Profoundation, Brooklyn, NY

2018 Internalized Borders at John Jay College, NY

2017 Align in Distance, DĄĄB, Brooklyn, NY

2017 Grupo <11>, curated by Carolina Castro Jorquera at Instituto Cervantes, NYC

2016 Portrait of a Landscape, Shirley Fiterman Art Center, NYC

2016 Artists Co-op III, Jamaica Center for the Arts, NYC

2016 Recent Works at Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY

2016 Grupo < > at Cornell University Experimental Gallery, Ithaca, NY

2015 MX/NY Front Art Space, NYC

2014 Vulkansk/Volcánico at Giampietro Gallery, New Haven, CT

2014 Condensed Matter at Yale University Green Hall Gallery, New Haven, CT

2014 Social Paper at Columbia College CBPA, Chicago, IL

2013 Yale MFA show at Yale University Green Hall Gallery, New Haven, CT

2012 Local Metrics curated by Hamza Walker at Logan Center for the Arts, Chicago, IL

2011 ArtQuake at Renaissance Art Gallery, Haiti Benefit, NYC

2009 The Casera Era, a collective art installation at the 10th Havana Biennial

Artist Talks/Readings
2017 Transcultural Fashion, Design & Literature at SAIC, Chicago
2017 In Various Tongues at Pioneer Books, NYC
2017 Second Sundays Clocktower Radio, NYC
2016 Cornell AAP NYC
2016 Atelier ‘89 in Oranjestad, Aruba
2016 Milstein Hall at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
2015 Arts Letters & Numbers, Averill Park, NY
2015 Swiss Institute, NYC
2015 La Escuela de Diseño, Altos de Chavón, La Romana, D.R.
2014 Rogaland Kunstsenter, Stavanger, Norway
2014 Parsons The New School for Design, NYC
2013 Critical Practice at Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
2012 Local Metrics at Logan Center for the Arts, Chicago, IL

Grants/Awards/Residencies
2018 Smack Mellon Hot Picks, New York City
2018 Artist-in-Residence two weeks at MAG, Saltillo, Mexico
2018 Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant for Mira-Mirage installation in the Czech Republic                                                            
2015 Rema Hort Mann Foundation Artist Community Engagement Grant
2015 Artist­-in-­Residence at Davidoff Arts Initiative in Altos de Chavón
2014 Directed Independent Language Study at Yale University (Norwegian) 
2013 Printmaking Residency at Grafisk Verksted in Stavanger, Norway
2013 Schoelkopf Traveling Prize: Iceland, the Faroe Islands and Norway
2012 Columbia College Book and Paper Summer Residency
2012 UChicago Arts Grant for Proximal Distance
2011 Artist­-in-­Residence at The University of Chicago APL
2009 Invitation by Cuban Minister of Culture to 10th Havana Biennial
2005 Hans G. and Thordis W. Burckhardt Foundation Prize
2000 Four-­Year Full Tuition Scholarship to The Cooper Union

Collections
Yale University Art Gallery Print and Drawing Collection
Rutgers Print Collection
Columbia College Center for Book and Paper Arts

Curatorial/Collective Practice
2015-2017 Founding member of collective Grupo < > in NYC
2011-2012 Founder of Storefront Studio, Chicago, IL
An experimental art space in Pilsen hosting art series Proximal Distance.
2004­-2009 Co-organized community art projects and informal artist residencies in Latin America. Organized and conducted relief printmaking workshops in La Barra de Potosí Mexico, El Polvo, El Salvador, Buratovich, Argentina and in Bonoa, Dominican Republic.

Faculty at The Cooper Union School of Art