Malcolm Mooney

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BIOGRAPHY & SELECTED CHRONOLOGY

For news and updates please visit Malcolm's website: www.malcolmmooney.com


Education

1987
Master of Fine Arts degree California State University, Graduate Assistant, Graduate Fellow
1977 - 79
School of Visual Arts New York, NY
1979
Bachelor of Fine Arts degree Boston University, School of Fine Arts and Applied Arts. Major: Painting.

Solo Exhibitions

2003
Improvisation: Welancora Gallery : figurative and abstract paintings covering a span from 1964-2002
2002
malcolMRMooney: VIEWS inner views and outer visions, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
2001
Riverviews and Landscapes, Studio Art Exhibition, Yonkers, NY (March-June) Exhibit includes 50 works of art based on places visited, including Southern France, Germany, West Coast U.S., Hudson River, NY
1996
Celebration of the Spirit II, College of Mt. Saint Vincent
1996
Scrappings, Mehu Gallery, New York, NY
1996
House Full of Dreams ? 1996: Return to the Figure, Yonkers, NY
1991
Eastern Exposure ? Western Exposure, Yeshiva University Gallery, New York, NY
1990
The Shape of Things to Come, Mehu Gallery, New York, NY
1987
Celebration of the Spirit, Fine Arts Gallery, California State University, Los Angeles
1986
Papa Fauv #1, Seed Gallery, California State University, Los Angeles
1981
Christina, Broadway Gallery & Framers, New York, NY
1981
Papa Fauv, Hudson River Museum, Palisades Gallery, Yonkers, NY
1980
Papa Fauv, Broadway Gallery & Framers, New York, NY
1980
House Full of Dreams, SUNY, Yonkers, NY

Group Exhibitions

(* Refer to Notices and Reviews)

1999
Art on Main Street Gallery, Yonkers, NY
1999
Windows Project, HSBC Bank Bldg., Yonkers, NY (June)
1998
Northern Westchester Center for the Arts, Mt. Kisco, NY (Feb.-Mar.)
1997
6 Artists, Claude Gallery, Eastchester, NY (Jan.-Feb.)
1996
Northern Westchester Center for the Arts, Mt. Kisco, NY (Feb.-Mar.)
1995
Inaugural Exhibition, Art on Main Street Gallery, Yonkers, NY (June)
1995
Art on Main Street Gallery, Yonkers, NY
1995
Windows Project, Manor House Square, Yonkers, NY
1995
Yonkers Savings & Loan Bank, Yonkers, NY (May-June)
1993
Art Depicting the Hudson River Valley, Hastings Gallery, Hastings City Hall, Hastings-on-the-Hudson, NY (Apr.)
1993
* Americans All: Conversations between Cultures, Readers? Digest, Pleasantville, NY; General Foods, White Plains, NY
1993
* Grafting Identities, Paramount Center for the Arts, Peekskill, NY
1993
American Icon: Wanted Dead or Alive, Upstream Gallery, Hastings-on-the-Hudson, NY
1992
* Words and Images (23 African-American Artists), Readers? Digest, Pleasantville, NY
1991
Emerging Artists, Kenkeleba Gallery, New York, NY
1990
Mehu Gallery, New York, NY
1988
4 Contemporary Artists, Massachusetts Bay Community College, Wellesly Hills, MA
1988
Wendell St. Gallery, Cambridge, MA
1985-7
Ankrum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1983-7
Tanner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1982-5
Brockman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1984
Stella Polaris Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1982
Small Works, Broadway Gallery & Framers, New York, NY
1981
Association of Community-Based Artists of Westchester (AC-BAW), Mt. Vernon, NY
1979
New Talent, Allan Stone Gallery, New York, NY

Private Collections

More than 150 works of art in private collections and in the United States and abroad. (For a concise list, please contact at the above address)


Professional Experience

2004-
College of Mount Saint Vincent- Professor-Art Department - Basic Drawing
1994-5
Team Leader and Instructor of Art Component, Manhattanville College, Step Program ( Science and Technical Educational Program).
1992-4
Art Consultant, Board of Education, New York, NY Reviewed data, created tables on IBM PC based on analysis. Conducted surveys at different sites throughout the 5 city boroughs and made recommendations concerning the programs reviewed. Observed and analyzed the effectiveness of workshops given by the School District.
1991-2
Art Instructor, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY Instruction of visual arts workshops to elementary and middle school children, including drawing with different mediums, sculpture, and construction of objects with different materials. Introduced participants to artist?s materials; made and designed masks that incorporated found and invented objects.
1990
Permanent Substitute Teacher, Mark Twain Junior High School, Board of Yonkers, NY Special Education Classes. Performed the regular duties of teacher, including taking attendance, charting individual programs for the 12 students in class, grading, serving as liaison between the school and parents regarding grades, etc. Gave motivational direction and encouragement to all students toward their highest level of achievement.
1989-91
Art Teacher, Hudson School of Creativity, Yonkers, NY Instruction in the basics of drawing and ceramics. Taught three classes per week.
1988
Art Instructor, Children?s Art Carnival, Board of Education, New York, NY Directed ceramic workshops for Chapter I students in New York City public schools. Instruction included clay vessel building, methods of construction/design, glazing, and creating objects. Coordinated lessons in ceramics with reading assignments.
1987
Artist in Museum Program, Los Angeles Artcore Gallery-California Afro-American Museum, Los Angeles, CA Instruction in drawing using different media, including charcoal, conte crayon, graphite.
1987
Assistant to the Gallery Director, Fine Arts and Exhibition Center Galleries, California State University, Los Angeles, CA Designed and installed exhibitions, including lighting design; also developed announce-ments, etc. for the galleries.
1986-7
Assistant to the Gallery Director, Los Angeles Artcore Gallery, Los Angeles, CA Designed and installed exhibitions, including lighting design; also developed announce-ments, etc. for the gallery.
1986
Assistant to the Gallery Director, Tanner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA Designed and installed exhibitions, including lighting design; also developed announce-ments, etc. for the gallery.
1985-6
Technical Assistant/Art Department Technician, Chris Stone Associates (textile printer), Los Angeles, CA Converted designs into ?Step and Repeat? process for printing onto textiles.
1982-4
Instructor, Exceptional Children?s Foundation, Los Angeles, CA Taught silkscreen workshop.
1981-2
Substitute Art Teacher, Board of Education, Yonkers, NY
1980
Painting Instructor, Friendship Center, Yonkers, NY
1977-80
Freelance Artist and Designer, Yonkers, NY Produced, designed and printed posters for musical venues and musicians.
1976
Paste-up and Mechanical Artist, Stock Market Magazine, Yonkers, NY
1975
Temporary Exhibition Staff, Metropolitan Museum, New York, NY
1974
Silkscreen Printer, Grace & Co. Deluxe Textiles, New York, NY
1970-3
Art Teacher, Wilkwyck School for Boys, Yorktown, NY
1970-3
Instructor of Ceramics and Painting, Leake and Watts Children's Home, Yonkers, NY
1970
Art Instructor, Art Cart Program, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY
1968-9
Artist Assistant to sculptor Ulrick Ruckream, Koln, West Germany

Stage Design

1988
New Voices ? New York, in conjunction with Jazztracks Productions, Robert Welch/ Kwame Shaw, Loft Music, New York, NY; Greenwich House, New York, NY
1974
Let the Big Drum Roll, Billie Holiday Theatre, Brooklyn, NY
1974
Assistant Stage Designer, Catti, Hastings-on-the-Hudson, NY Worked on production Let the Big Drum Roll, with Harry Belafonte Productions, NY. Also produced for the Washington D.C. School District.
1969
The CAN Opera, Schauspielhaus, Zurich, Switzerland

Notices And Reviews

(* Refer to Group Exhibitions)

1995
First Annual Alumni Exhibition, California State University, Los Angeles, CA
1993
* Americans All: Conversations between Cultures, Gannett Publications, Westchester, NY
1993
* Americans All: Conversations between Cultures, Westchester Council of the Arts publi-cation ArtNews, Vol. 14, No. 2.
1993
* Erasing the Lines at a Show of Black Artists, New York Times, Mar. 7.
1993
Readers? Digest Sensuous Triumph, by Georgette Gouveia, Herald Statesman, Westchester, NY, Mar. 2.
1992
* A Cross Section of Styles by Contemporary Black Artists, by Vivien Raynor, New York Times, Mar. 22.
1992
Behind Every Computer Terminal Hangs A Bit of Art History, by Lynne Ames, 'The View from the Readers' Digest,' New York Times, Feb. 23.
1991
A Celebration of Black History, by Moira Bailey, ?Focus on the Visual Arts,? Gannett Publications - Suburban Weekend, Jan. 31.
1987
October Yearbook, California State University, Los Angeles, CA
1987
Celebration of the Spirit, University Times, a California State University publication, June 7.
1986
CAN Reunion, Tempo Magazine, Hamburg, Federal Republic of Germany.
1986
The CAN Book, by Pascal Bussey, Tago Mago Publishers, Paris, France.
19861
Thought-provoking Work at the Hudson, by John Caldwell, New York Times, Nov. 15.

Awards

1986
Service as Secretary to Kappa Pi Honorary International Arts Fraternity
1986
First Award for Print category, California State University, Los Angeles
1984
Graduate Fellowship Award

Organizational Affiliations

2001
Member, Bucksmusic, Ltd., Publisher, London, England
1986-present
Member, Kappa Pi Honorary International Arts Fraternity
1986-present
Member, ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Artists, Publishers)
1980-2001
Member, AMRA (American Mechanical Rights Association)

 
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