Matthew Moore

Visual Arts, 2008

Moore is a fourth generation family farmer, working artist and food activist. Moore farms outside of Phoenix, Arizona, and exhibits his video and installation artwork internationally. Through these practices, he addresses issues of ecological, cultural and economical sustainability and the potential loss of small independent farms. Moore lectures on art and agriculture at conferences and universities across the country from San Francisco to New York. His work has been exhibited at the Phoenix Art Museum, the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, the Walker Art Center, MassMoCA, the Confederation Centre and Nuit Blanche in Canada. He has been featured in publications including Art Forum, Art in America, Metropolis MagazineDwell, and Architecture magazine, as well as Mark Magazine and Dazed and Confused of Europe. Moore and his wife Carrie Marill have created an international art residency in collaboration with ASU Art Museum at their repurposed apartment building in downtown Phoenix. Moore is a 2008 Creative Capital Grantee for his project The Digital Farm Collective.

Awards and Accomplishments


Moore & Braden King's Weather is selected for Sundance New Frontier Story Lab


Moore is an artist in residence at Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, CA, from August 2013 – January 2014 with Braden King. They will have a joint exhibition tied to the residency titled Matthew Moore and Braden King: LA Aqueduct Project


Moore has solo exhibition And the Land Grew Quiet: New Work by Matthew Moore at the Phoenix Art Museum


Moore presents with Creative Capital at IdeaFestival in Louisville, KY

2009: Moore receives fellowship in Italy from the Civitella Ranieri Foundation