Alva Mooses

Assistant Professor

Alva Mooses is an interdisciplinary artist living and working in Brooklyn, NY. Her works across sculpture, printmaking and papermaking engage with earth-based materials to create an index of place and signal the memory of geological time. Alva has exhibited her work, curated exhibitions, and organized educational projects in the U.S., Europe, and Latin America for over a decade. She is a member of the editorial advisory board for Latinx Spaces and has organized collaborations and community art initiatives in Mexico, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, El Salvador, and Argentina. Alva holds a BFA from The Cooper Union and an MFA from Yale University.

Recent group and solo exhibitions include (Be)Longing at Tiger Strikes Asteroid in Brooklyn (2022), Ear to the Earth at Front Art Space (2022), Space Coiled Like A Serpent at the Lower East Side Printshop (2021), You Enter Dancing/ There’s Always Sign at The Clemente Center (2021), Cito, Longe, Tarde at Haynes Project in Chicago (2020), Se Entra Bailando at Socrates Sculpture Park (2019), Buen Vivir at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin (2018), Retrato de un Paisaje at the Museo Sívori in Buenos Aires (2018). Alva has completed residencies and fellowships at Greenwich House Pottery, The Center for Book Arts, The Lower East Side Print Shop, Socrates Sculpture Park, Casa Wabi (Mexico), Tou Trykk (Norway), and The University of Chicago, among others.

Alva Mooses artwork