Ayanah Moor

Ayanah Moor is an interdisciplinary artist whose practice takes the form of individual action, collaboration, and participation. Her creative tools include print media, video, painting, drawing, and performance. Her visual field includes hip-hop culture, American politics, black vernacular, and gender performance, and operates within the discourse of authorship, sampling, and appropriation. Moor completed her BFA at Virginia Commonwealth University and MFA at Tyler School of Art. Her work has been featured in Nicole Fleetwood’s book, Troubling Vision: Performance, Visuality and Blackness, and Terry Smith’s What is Contemporary Art? She has held artist residencies at Hyde Park Art Center (Chicago); Proyecto ‘ace (Buenos Aires); Auckland Print Studio (New Zealand); Women’s Studio Workshop (Rosendale, NY); and the Vermont Studio Center, among others. Moor is the Chair of the Department of Printmedia at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. For more information, visit ayanah.com.