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Jennifer Moon

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Jennifer Moon (b. 1973, Lafayette, Indiana; lives and works in Los Angeles) is an artist, adventurer, and writer. Moon received her MFA from Art Center College of Design in 2002 and BA from University of California, Los Angeles in 1996. The foundation of Moon’s practice is her self-authored movement, The Revolution, a “way of being” laid out in two principles: Definition of Abundance and Definition of Expansive. Moon has had solo exhibitions at Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena (2018); Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles (2017); Machine Project, Los Angeles (2015); Equitable Vitrines, Los Angeles (2014); and Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland (2013). Selected group exhibitions include AHL Foundation, New York (2019); Tina Kim Gallery, New York (2018); Southern Exposure, San Francisco (2016); Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (2016); Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2014); and Courtesy, Paris, France (2013). Moon has performed at Onomatopee, Eindhoven, Netherlands (2017); Thomas Dane Gallery, London, UK (2017); LA><ART, Los Angeles (2016); Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2016); Human Resources, Los Angeles (2016); and Machine Project, Los Angeles (2015). Moon is the recipient of the Harpo Foundation direct artist grant (2020); AHL Foundation Award (2019), Korean Arts Foundation of America Award (2016), the Alpert/UCross Residency Prize (2015), the Mohn Public Recognition Award (2014) at the Hammer Museum’s Made in L.A. 2014, and the CCF Fellowship for Visual Artists (2013).  

Moon's work is in the collections of Hammer Museum, Los Angeles and Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA