COBI MOULES, MFA 10
Cover Boys I
11 h x 16 w x 0.2 l
DESCRIPTION: oil on canvas panel. 3/16″ panel depth plus 1/4″ space from wall, unframed wall hanging
ABOUT THE ARTIST: Through painting and drawing, Moules’ work navigates his queer and trans identity. He often uses play and humor as a way of exploring multifaceted notions of the self, autonomy, and gratification. His work has been exhibited nationally including The Leslie Lohman Museum, The Minneapolis Institute of Art, the Jepson Center, Crystal Bridges Museum, Ogunquit Museum of American Art and Smack Mellon. Notable awards include the SMFA Traveling Fellowship, Ruth and Harold Chenven Foundation Grant, and the Joan Mitchell MFA Grant. His work is in the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Crystal Bridges Museum, Leslie Lohman Museum, RISD Museum, Cornell Fine Arts Museum and 21c Museum. He has been an artist-in-resident at Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Ucross Foundation, Kimmel Harding Nelson, Vermont Studio Center, Space Gallery, among others. He currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.