MORAIAH LUNA/ C.V.

EDUCATION

2012-2015                University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

                                 MFA 

2009-2012                Tufts University, Medford, MA

                                 BFA

                                 The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2008-2009                Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

2007                        Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, MI

                                 Hillsdale College Western Civilization Study Abroad in Italy

2004-2008                The Nightingale-Bamford School, New York, NY

 

 

EXPERIENCE

2015- Present          Vice President and Creative Director of Pandamonium Vintage

                              After School Program/ Studio Art Enrichment Teacher at Kingsley Montessori                                                   School, Boston, MA

2014                       Co-curator of Après, Gallery 224, Philadelphia, PA

                              Co-curator of Convergence, Gallery 224, Philadelphia, PA

2013- 2014              Teacher’s Assistant at University of the Arts, Undergraduate Painting

                                          Department, Philadelphia, PA

2014                         Assistant to Professor Niles Lewandowski, Sophomore Painting                                                                     (Materials, Processes, and Concepts)

2013                         Assistant to Professor Stuart Elster, Junior Painting                                                                                       (Concepts in Painting)

                                 Community Arts Project, New Hope Temple Baptist Church, 

                                           Philadelphia, PA

2009-2013                Featured artist at Nickerson Art Gallery, Chatham, MA

2009                         Gallery Sitter at Nickerson Art Gallery, Chatham, MA

                               Website designer for The Bowery Mission, New York, NY

2006-2010                Internship at Rizzoli Publications

                                          Assisted on the following:

                                                      Mika Ninagawa (2010)

                                                      Louis Vuitton: Art, Fashion and Architecture (2009)

                                                      A Bathing Ape (2008)

                                                      Tokyo Life (2008)

                                                      Lanvin (2007)

                                                      Paulo Mendes da Rocha (2007)  

                                                      Stylist (2007)

2008                       Peer Group Leader at co-educational “Interschool” retreat, Frost

                                         Valley YMCA, Claryville, NY

                               Peer Group Leader to 9th graders at the Nightingale-Bamford School,

                                          New York, NY

2006-2008              Au Pair New York City and Chatham, MA

2004-2008              Organizer and contributor to Nightingale Arts Fest, Nightingale-Bamford, 

                                          New York, NY

                             Camp Couselor at Sunny Days camp, Nightingale-Bamford School,

                                          New York, NY

2007                      Spanish Language Private Tutor for Lower to Middle School students, The            

                                          Nightingale-Bamford School, New York, NY

                             Community service project, Mission Trip to Cancun, Mexico with Fifth

                                     Avenue Presbyterian Church

2006                             Child care to children of the Ute tribe during Mission Trip to Cortez,

                                     Colorado with Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church

2005-2007              Barista at the Chatham Coffee Company, Chatham, MA

2004-2007              Usher at Monomoy Theatre, Chatham, MA

2004-2007              Sales Associate and assistant at fashion shows (at Eastward Ho! Country

                                           Club and The Chatham Wayside Inn) for The Children's Shop,

                                           Chatham, MA

2005                      Produced/ Directed/ Edited/ Casting/ Costumes/ Acted- Selected sketches

                                           from Monty Python’s Flying Circus, Chatham, MA

2004                      Produced/ Directed/ Edited/ Casting/ Costumes/ Acted- Selected scenes

                                           from Alice in Wonderland and Alice Through the Looking Glass,

                                           Chatham, MA

 

 

EXHIBITIONS

2014                      MFA Thesis Exhibition, Ice Box, Philadelphia, PA

                              Après, Gallery 224, Philadelphia, PA

                              Convergence, Gallery 224, Philadelphia, PA

                              Art Unleashed, Solmssen Court, Philadelphia, PA

                              Fairmount Park Welcome Center, Philadelphia, PA

2013                      Drawing Show, Gallery 224, Philadelphia, PA

2009-2013             Featured artist at Nickerson Art Gallery, Chatham, MA

2012                      Wet Paint, Gallery 224, Philadelphia, PA

                              Small Works show, Gallery 814, Philadelphia, PA

                              Violence Transformed, locations include: Resnikoff Gallery,

                                          Massachusetts Statehouse, and the United South End

                                          Settlement’s Harriet Tubman House, Boston, MA

2010-2011               Medici Scholarship Event, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts,

                                          Boston, MA

2009                       Nickerson-Luna, Nickerson Art Gallery, Chatham, MA

2008                       Work shown at Brooklyn Museum of Art

                               Co-Curator and contributor to Interschool Arts Fest,

                                          Cheim & Read Gallery, New York, NY

2006-2007               Organizer and contributor to Interschool Arts Fest, Nightingale-Bamford,

                                          New York, NY

 

 

AWARDS/ GRANTS

2012-2014              MFA Grant, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2010-2012              Medici Scholar, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

                               SMFA Commended Student Award, School of the Museum of Fine Arts,

                                          Boston, MA

                               Museum School Special Student Award, School of the Museum of Fine

                                          Arts, Boston, MA

                              Friends of the Museum School Grant, School of the Museum of Fine

                                          Arts, Boston, MA

2010                      Student House Endowed Fund, School of the Museum of Fine Arts,

                                          Boston, MA

2009                      SMFA Commended Student Award, School of the Museum of Fine Arts,

                                          Boston, MA

                              Friends of the Museum School Grant, School of the Museum of Fine

                                          Arts, Boston, MA

                              Museum School New Student Grant, School of the Museum of Fine Arts,

                                          Boston, MA

2008                      Scholastic Art Award- Art Portfolio Gold Key (regional award),

                                          Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

                              Scholastic Art Award- Art Portfolio Silver Key (national award),

                                          Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

                              Nightingale-Bamford Art Award, New York, NY

                             

 

COLLECTIONS/ COMMISSIONS

Works are in private collections including those of Lisa Abelow Hedley, Kenny and Allison Wynn of Wynne Falconer gallery, and Kathleen Landy.  Collections are in Boston, MA; Chatham, MA; Monclair, NJ; Litchfield, CT; Philadelphia, PA; and New York, New York.

 

 

PUBLISHED WORKS

2015                    "Class Notes" (Alumnae Achievements), The Blue Doors, Volume 9, Issue 2

                                          (Spring 2015): 38

2013                    Community Arts Project: MFA in Studio Art Students

                            http://www.uarts.edu/events/2013/08/community-arts-project-mfa-studio-art-students  

                            Meat No. 5 Featured in Reflections: A Collection of Art. Baltimore: 

                                           Art Impressions Publishing, Inc., 2013.

2008                    Co-Founder and editor of Sapien (Art magazine)

2004-2008           Founder and editor of Rrad (Art magazine)

2007                    Published in Time Regained (Nightingale-Bamford annual political

                                     magazine)

                            Sara Nosaka, “Arts,” The Nightingale-Bamford School Spectator,

                                     XLIX, Issue 7 (April 2007): 8

2006                    Contributor to Philomel (Nightingale-Bamford award-winning annual

                                     literary magazine)

                            The Nightingale-Bamford School Spectator Artist of the Month 

 

© ​MORAIAH LUNA 2013

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