Kathryn Cellerini Moore has a question: How can the process of making and experiencing art reveal pathways toward positive stewardship for our planet and beyond?
Cellerini Moore is a self-proclaimed nerd whose interdisciplinary work has been exhibited internationally. She reuses and recycles media to create immersive experiences for people to reflect on our collective, multifaceted potential as just one species among many. To do this, Cellerini Moore points to the invisible or unnoticed wonders that surround us every day, and offers viewers space to be curious and ask what is possible. Cellerini Moore works with scientists and research groups including the Sloan Digital Sky Survey and Schmidt Ocean Institute.
Cellerini Moore Artist Residencies include Djerassi Artist Residency Program, CA, USA; PLAYA Summer Lake, OR, USA; TEDx, OR, USA; and a forthcoming NES Artist Residency in Skagaströnd, Iceland. In 2023 Cellerini Moore received a Career Opportunity Grant from the Oregon Arts Commission, and previously received financial support from The Ford Family Foundation and The Gretchen Schuette Endowment. Her work is published in Oxford University Press’ Art for Everyone, 2nd Ed, and she presented her research about conceptually-driven woodblock printmaking practices at the Mokuhanga Conference in Awaji, Japan.
Cellerini Moore's art has been hosted by Stable Gallery in Hampshire, UK; Fronteer Gallery in Sheffield, UK; Pragmata Collective based in London, UK; Month of Performance Art in Berlin, Germany; the Does Live Art Have to Be Experienced Live? at SOIL Gallery in Seattle, WA; USA and the experimental performance event Collective Becoming: Expressions of Love, Freedom and Resistance at the School of the Art Institute in Chicago, IL, USA. Cellerini Moore's work has also been exhibited at The Art and History Museum in Maitland, FL, USA; Gallery 114 in Portland, OR, USA; The Schneider Museum of Art in Ashland, OR, USA; The McDonough Museum of Art in Youngstown, OH, USA.
Cellerini Moore received an MFA in Studio Art from Stony Brook University, a BS in Psychology and a BFA in Applied Visual Arts from Oregon State University. She is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon, USA.