Carrie Moyer

Professor of Art, Director of MFA Program

Carrie Moyer is a painter and writer. Moyer has been showing her work in the US and Europe for over twenty years and was the subject of two solo museum exhibitions, “Carrie Moyer: Pirate Jenny,” Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY (2013) and “Carrie Moyer: Interstellar,” Worcester Museum of Art, MA (2012). Her paintings were included in the 2017 Whitney Biennial. Between 1991-2008, Moyer and photographer Sue Schaffner collaborated as Dyke Action Machine!, a public art project that humorously dissected mainstream advertising through the insertion of lesbian imagery. Moyer’s writing has appeared in Art in America, Artforum, the Brooklyn Rail among others, and monographs on Louise Fishman and Nancy Grossman. She has received awards from the Guggenheim and Joan Mitchell Foundations, Anonymous Was a Woman, and Creative Capital among others. Moyer attended Pratt Institute (BFA), Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, Bard College (MFA) and the Skowhegan School of Art. She is a professor and the Director of MFA Program in Studio Art at Hunter College. Moyer is represented by DC Moore Gallery in New York City.

Research interests: contemporary painting, feminist art, queer art, political art, agitprop, graphic design, history of acrylic paint, history of abstraction, modernism, history of painting

Carrie Moyer artwork
Photograph by Matthew Carasella Courtesy the Whitney Museum of American Art