Carrie Moyer

DAM! (Dyke Action Machine!)

Visual Arts, 2000

Carrie Moyer is a New York-based painter and one half of the public art project, Dyke Action Machine! (DAM!). Her paintings and public art collaborations have been widely exhibited and reviewed in both the U.S. and Europe. In 2004, the Palm Beach Institute for Contemporary Art presented her paintings in Two Women: Carrie Moyer and Sheila Pepe. Moyer has been the recipient of numerous fellowships and grants, including the Elaine de Kooning Memorial Fellowship in Painting and a Wattis Artist Residency at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco. Moyer teaches at the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University and Queens College.

Awards and Accomplishments


Moyer receives a Guggenheim Fellowship

2010: Dyke Action Machine receives the Joan Mitchell Painters and Sculptors Award from the Joan Mitchell Foundation

2009: Dyke Action Machine (DAM!) receives the Anonymous Was a Woman Award

2007: Moyer invited to join the Artist Pension Trust, New York