Emily Moores is an artist and the author and co-curator for the Cincinnati 5 Artist Series. Moores earned her MFA in 2014 from the University of Cincinnati and her BFA in 2008 from the Cleveland Institute of Art. She has exhibited her work nationally, including the Contemporary Arts Center (Cincinnati, OH), the Cleveland Foundation, and the Dougherty Arts Center (Austin, TX). Emily Moores was a recipient of the Ohio Cultural Arts Individual Artist Award and the ArtPrize Seed Grant. Moores was a resident artist at the Vermont Studio Center in 2012 and previously organized the Corporeal Texture Conference, which hosted both national and international panelists.


Solo & Two Person Exhibitions

2020 TBD, Park National Gallery, University of Cincinnati, Clermont, Batavia, OH
2019                Sweet-Tempered, 1305 Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
Felt Embrace, Weston Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2017                Arctic Turbulence, Ali's Bridal, Artprize, Grand Rapids, MI
                                     with Samantha Parker Salazar
                        Cathedral, Rosewood Gallery, Dayton, OH
2016                Iceberg, Cohen Gallery, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH
                                     with Samantha Parker Salazar
2015                Constructed Arrangements, Harvest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019 Something Utopian, The Neon Heater, Findlay, OH
2018                Altered States, Loudoun House, Lexington, KY
2017                Summerfair, Weston Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
2014                Artprize, Grand Rapids Downtown Market, Grand Rapids, MI
                        HWD: A Regional Sculpture Competition, Rosewood Gallery, Kettering, OH
                        Director’s Choice, Reed Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
                        Lush, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
2013                Recycled Landscapes, 840 Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
                        All Fall Down, Meyers Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
2012                Collective Sense, Gallery D, Austin, TX
                        The Drawing Show, Pump Project, Austin TX
                        Southerland Page, Generous Art, Austin, TX
2011                 Origin Art, Quattro Gallery, Austin, TX
                        Star Gallery, Austin Bergstrom International Airport, Austin, TX
                        Blast from the Past, Morgan Conservatory, Cleveland, OH
                        Under Pressure, Pump Satellite Project, Austin, TX
2010                People’s Gallery Exhibition, Austin City Hall, Austin, TX
                        Multiple Originals XV, Dougherty Art Center, Austin, TX
2009               Morgan Dialogues, Morgan Conservatory, Cleveland, OH
2008               Works in Progress, Zygote Press, Cleveland, OH
                        IN-Turn, Zygote Press, Cleveland, OH
                        New Blood, Arts Collinwood, Cleveland, OH
                        The Recognitions: (un)originality and community, Cleveland Foundation, Cleveland, OH
2006               324 Gallery, Cleveland, OH
2005                E Gordon Gallery, Cleveland, OH


2012                Vermont Studio Center

Scholarships, Grants & Awards

2017                Ohio Individual Excellence Award, Ohio Arts Council
                        Seed Grant, Art Prize
2014                Summerfair Artist Grant, Summerfair Cincinnati
                        Director’s Choice Award, DAAP
2012                Research Award Graduate Student Association
2008               Nancy Dunn Memorial Scholarship for Travel
2007                The Francis Wise Lang and H. Jack Lang Scholarship for Painting
                        Albert K. Murray Educational Fund
2006               Cleveland Hillel Louis E. Emsheimer Memorial Competition, Second Place
2005                Ohio Choice Grant
                        Margaret Eaton Taplin Scholarship

Publications & Interviews

“Emily Moores. Felt Embrace” Weston Gallery. Aronoff Center. August 2019

“Emily Moores” The Gathered Gallery. June, 26 2019

"Five Local Artists, Two Installations, and One Creative Community Are Coming Together for this Unique Experience" Cincinnati Magazine. July 23, 2018

"Elementz featured in new Cincinnati 5 book" Elementz. August 1, 2018

"Five More Local Artists Featured In Vol. 2 Of 'Cincinnati 5: First Person'" Around Cincinnati. WVXU. May 2017

“Emily Moores, Cathedral” Rosewood Gallery. City of Kettering. April 2017

"Artprize Shoot" Sincerely Ashley. October 1, 2017.
"Slice of Cincinnati: Wave Pool" by Cassie Lipp. City Beat, March 10, 2016.
“Public Art Event Invites 8 Locals” Cincinnati, A Gannet Company, July 2014

Local Exposure. WVXU.January 2014
Origin Magazine. July/August 2011. p 50.
“The Abiguous Object” Cantanker Magazine. Issue 11
Bembnister, “New Blood” Cleveland Scene. Volume 39, Number 29: July 16-22, 2008. p 20


2016-7       Cincinnati 5,   Author, Cincinnati, OH
2014          Corporeal Texture Conference, Organizer, Cincinnati, OH