Languages Spoken: English
Years of experience: More than 10
Rachel Moore is the Executive Director & Director of Exhibitions at The Helen Day Art Center in Stowe, Vermont. She has been with the Art Center since 2010, first as Independent Curator, and then as Assistant Director & Executive Curator (2011-2016). She received her Masters of Fine Arts from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Alfred University. She is a co-founder of Spoke, an exhibition and event space in Chicago (2008-2011), and was a Fulbright Fellow in Greece (2009-2010). She served as a Trustee for River Arts Center in Morrisville, VT, and is Vice Chair of Stowe Arts and Culture Council. Aside from her position as Director at HDAC, Moore is an interdisciplinary artist and independent curator. Moore has exhibited her own work in museums and galleries nationally and internationally including: Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art in Thessaloniki, Greece, Figge Art Museum in Iowa, Muskegon Museum in Michigan, TinT Gallery in Thessaloniki, Greece, and Pamil Fine Art Gallery in Puerto Rico. She has received grants from Seattle Art Museum (PONCHO Award), Artist Trust, Vermont Arts Council, and has been an artist-in-residence twice at both Vermont Studio Center and Pilchuck Glass School. She is represented by Traver Gallery in Seattle, WA and Stewart Gallery in Boise, ID.
Rachel Moore earned her BFA from Alfred University and her MFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she concentrated on sculpture, design, and curatorial work with a focus on socially and environmentally responsible projects. Whether through larger community or environmental projects, or through sculpture, photography, drawings, and video, Moore explores the complexity of relationships within cultures and subcultures, and within the environment, both built and natural, as affected by human activity.