Artist Bio - Moya Devine

Title of artwork: Digital Boys

Digital Boys
Moya Devine

Moya Devine was born in Neuilly sur Seine France and grew up in California before moving to Hawaii where she remained until graduating from the University of Hawaii earning her B.A. degree in Drama with a minor in Dance. Following graduation she moved to San Francisco starting a small dance and performance company, Brand X Theater, with her partner at the time, Barb Roesch. Her award winning work focused on themes of gender and the body. Ms Devine went on to work as Business manager for Franklin Furnace Archive Inc. a performance space and artist book archive in New York City and Development Director of Art ReGrup in San Francisco.

Ms. Devine studied visual art at the State University of New York Purchase and SUNY Westchester School of the Arts. She currently teaches art in alternative high school settings to students whose needs have been formerly overlooked and marginalized. She has mentored artists with ASD and continues to work with students on and off the spectrum and those with special needs.

She has completed residencies at the San Diego Museum of Art and Atlantic Center for the Arts and her work has been shown internationally at museums, colleges, universities, art spaces, libraries and galleries. Her most current exhibition participation includes “Call and Response” at Shoebox Projects, Los Angeles, “Climate Reckoning” at Grossmont College in San Diego and co created work for the “Stranger” show with J.J. Guest. This work will be shown in a virtual format at Personland. Ms. Devine is a 2019 and 2023 NADA, (National Association of Disabled Artists), grant recipient.