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EDUCATION

MFA, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, 2010

 BFA, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, 2004

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS         

That's All They Really Want , Lyons Wier Gallery, New York, NY

A Little Off the Top, Carroll and Sons, Boston, MA, 2018

Self Portraits: 2009-2015, Leslie Lohman Museum of Art, New York, NY, 2016

New Kid: Back to the Beginning, Carroll and Sons Gallery, Boston, MA, 2016

New Kid, Lyons Wier Gallery, New York, NY, 2016

Bois Just Wanna Have Fun, Lyons Wier Gallery, New York, NY, 2013

Playing with Myself, again, Carroll and Sons, Boston, MA, 2013

Playing with Myself: Painting and Drawings by Cobi Moules, West Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon, WV, 2013  

SFAI: Cobi Moules, Artist-In-Residence, Art Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM , 2012        

Hairy dudes and the moments before, Carroll and Sons Gallery, Boston, MA, 2010

      

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Ourselves, University of Rhode Island, Providence, RI, 2018

Under a Dismal Boston Skyline, Stone Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA, 2018

OFF-SPRING: New Generations, 21c Museum, Lexington, KY, 2018

Self Indulgence, Hampden Gallery, UMass, Amherst, MA, 2017

Made Masculine, Museum of Art, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, 2017

Rural Fantasies (two person exhibition with Cupid Ojala), Iridian Gallery, Richmond, VA, 2017

Expanded Visions: Fifty Years of Collecting, Leslie Lohman Museum, New York, NY, 2017

State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now (traveling), Dixon Gallery and Gardens , Memphis, TN, 2017

Luminance, Lyons Wier Gallery, New York, NY, 2017

In This Realm, Institute of Contemporary Art at MECA, Portland, Maine, 2016

Mortal Things: Portraits Look Back and Forth, Tufts University, Medford, MA, 2016

rheo-GRANDE, Anonymous Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico, 2016

Summer Session, Lyons Wier Gallery, New York, NY, 2016

Beyond the Selfie: Portraits in the 21st century, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN, 2016

State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now (traveling), Jepson Center, Telfair Museums, Savannah GA, 2016

Signal, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY, 2016

Appropriate(d) Behavior, Spring/Break Art Show, New York, NY, 2016

Small is Beautiful: New York, Flowers Gallery, New York, NY, 2015

 The Mayfair Exhibition, Lyons Wier Gallery, New York, NY, 2015

State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now (traveling), Crystal Bridges, Museum, Bentonville, AR, 2014-2015

Lyons Wier Gallery, Art Miami, Miami, FL, 2014

Small is Beautiful, Flowers Gallery, New York, NY, 2014

Carroll and Sons Gallery, Minneapolis Print and Drawing Fair, Minneapolis, MN, 2014

The New Romantics, Mark Miller Gallery, New York, NY, 2014

MIA, Lyons Wier Gallery, New York, NY, 2014

Summer Sessions, Lyons Wier Gallery, New York, NY, 2013

Multiplicity, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, 2013

Carroll and Sons Gallery, Miami Project, Miami, FL, 2012

Gerald Peters Gallery, Art Aspen, Aspen, CO, 2012

One more kiss then we’re history, Platform Galley, Seattle, WA, 2011

Under the Radar, Lyons Wier Gallery, New York, NY, 2011

The Question of Drawing, Ogunquit Museum of American Art, Ogunquit, ME, 2011

Joan Mitchell Foundation 2010 MFA, Cue Gallery, New York, NY, 2011

Family Portrait, Foster Gallery, Dedham, MA, 2011

QueerMe: 2011 Art & Gender Politics NYC, The Center, New York, NY, 2011

Visibly Invisible: Art and Transgender Subjectivity, Cabrillo Gallery, Aptos, CA, 2010

Thesis Exhibition, Tufts University, Medford, MA, 2010

Clothes Make the Man?, Childs Gallery, Boston, MA, 2010

In Between, Allegheny College, Meadville, PA, 2010

 

RESIDENCIES, FELLOWSHIPS, AWARDS

Artist-in-Resident, Space Gallery, Portland, ME, 2016

Artist-in-Resident, Kimmel Harding Nelson, Nebraska City, NE, 2013

Artist-in-Resident, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE, 2013

Ruth and Harold Chenven Foundation Grant, New York, NY, 2012

Artist-in-Resident, Ucross Foundation, Sheridan, WY, 2012

Artist-in-Resident, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM, 2012

Artist-in-Resident, Prairie Center of the Arts, Peoria, IL, 2012

Blanche E. Colman Award, Boston, MA, 2011

Artist-in-Resident, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, 2011

Vermont Studio Center Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, 2011

SMFA Traveling Fellowship, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, 2011

 Joan Mitchell MFA Grant, New York, NY, 2010

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

21c Museum

Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, Winter Park, FL

Crystal Bridges Museum, Bentonville AR

Leslie Lohman Museum, New York, NY

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

RISD Museum, Providence, RI

 

ARTIST TALKS AND LECTURES

VCU, Richmond, VA, 2016 

Space Gallery, Portland, ME, 2016

University of Nebraska Omaha, Omaha, NE, 2013

West Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon, WV, 2013

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE, 2013

Visiting Artist Lecture, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, 2011

Family Portrait, Foster Gallery, Dedham, MA, 2011

Clothes Make the Man?, Childs Gallery, Boston, MA, 2010

 Thesis Exhibition, Tufts University, Medford, MA, 2010

Student Annual Juried Exhibition, Grossman Gallery, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, 2010

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Pamela Reynolds, “ ‘Under A Dismal Boston Skyline,' These People Are Making Great Art,” The ARTery, WBUR, September 12, 2018

Zachary Small, “Art that Slows Down How We Assess Gender,” Hyperallergic, April 4, 2016

Bryan Granger, “State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now at the Jepson Center, Daily Serving, March 7, 2016

Jillian Steinhauer, “Spring/Break, a Sprawling Alternative Art Fair that Delivers,” Hyperallergic, March 3, 2016.

Rae Gouirand, ed. OHO: A Journal of Queer Arts, no.33, September, 2014

Kurt Beers, 100 Painters of Tomorrow, New York ,NY: Thames & Hudson, 2014, 277

Harper’s Magazine April, 2014, 13

Steven T. Zevitas, ed. New American Paintings: Issue 110, Boston, MA: Open Studios Press, February 2014.

Linda DeBerry, “Travels with State of the Art: Cobi Moules in the Great American Landscape,” Crystal Bridges Blog, February 6, 2014. 

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Rae Gouirand, ed. OCHO: A Journal of Queer Arts, no.33, September, 2014

Kurt Beers, 100 Painters of Tomorrow, New York ,NY: Thames & Hudson, 2014, 277

Harper’s Magazine April, 2014, 13

Steven T. Zevitas, ed. New American Paintings: Issue 110, Boston, MA: Open Studios Press, February 2014.

Linda DeBerry, “Travels with State of the Art: Cobi Moules in the Great American Landscape,” Crystal Bridges Blog, February 6, 2014.

Don Bacigalupi, “Notes From the Road: Boston,” Huffington Post, February 4, 2014.

Daniel Gauss, “The Conceptual Realism of Cobi Moules at Lyons Wier Gallery,” examiner.com, October 25, 2013.

“Bois Just Wanna Have Fun,” iGNANT, October 21, 2013. 

Christopher Harrity, “Artist Spotlight: Cobi Moules,” Advocate, October 12, 2013. 

Tyler Coates, “‘Bois Just Wanna Have Fun’ Puts a Witty, Queer Twist on American
Landscape Painting,” Flavorwire, October 9, 2013. 

Andrea Sherrill Evans, “Interviews: Cobi Moules,” Temporary Land Bridge, September 30, 2013. 

Abigail Ross Goodman, ed. Art for Rollins, Winter Park, Fl: Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, 2013, 88-89.

Cate McQuaid, “At play with a specialist in self-portraiture” The Boston Globe, June 25, 2013

Kate Skelly,  “Art Santa FE: Sparkle and Fade” Art Slant, July 18, 2012

Leslie Patrick, "Art: Out and Proud," Good Times Santa Cruz, October 6, 2010

Alia Wilson, "Gender identity explored in Cabrillo Gallery's 'Visibly Invisible,'” Santa Cruz Sentinel, September 30, 2010

Charlie Price, "He, She, Us," Good Times Santa Cruz, September 29, 2010

Cate McQuaid. "Dynamics of disconnection: Artists let body language tell the story," The Boston Globe, June 16, 2010

Cate McQuaid. "Six to See," The Boston Globe, April 23, 2010

Cate McQuaid. "Clothes Encounters," The Boston Globe, March 25, 2010

Cate McQuaid. "Uncovering the story behind the art," The Boston Globe, July 1, 2009

 

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