Text adorning hand ripped canvas, dyed loose threaded muslin with exposed wooden stretchers (COMING SOON), and stiffened folded linen (COMING SOON). All artworks are designed and created by Moira. Items purchased from her online store are shipped directly from her studio in Toronto.
Moira Ness is a interdisciplinary visual artist living and working in Toronto. She makes confessional and romanticized text based work concerned with relentless archiving, pattern generation, and tracing comprehensive lines through her own personal history.
Moira has exhibited extensively throughout North America at Koerner Hall/The Royal Conservatory of Toronto, The Harbourfront Centre, The Los Angeles Center For Digital Art, Akasha Art Projects, Lakeshore Arts, Northern Contemporary, Gallery 44, Roman Susan Gallery, Red Head Gallery, Latcham Gallery, The Art Gallery of Mississauga, Narwhal Contemporary, The Gladstone, OCADU, Main Street Arts, Kunstwerk Carlshütte, and The CICA Museum. Moira participated in the 2017 Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition where she won the Emerging Artist Award and in the 2018 Toronto Outdoor Art Fair where she won the Catherine Bratty Award for Best of Art Fair, judged by Bruce Eves. In late 2019 Moira collaborated with Esprit Orchestra for a performance at Koerner Hall in Toronto. The new classical piece “I Hit My Head And Everything Changed” was written by Brian Harman and Moira provided the accompanying video projection of her algorithm created text work. Moira is on Arts Etobicoke's board of directors, as well as their gallery committee, and is a mentor through RBC’s Newcomer Artist Mentorship Program. Moira works out of 888 Dupont in Dovercourt-Wallace Emerson.
You can also find Moira's work through:
Montana Labelle (Toronto)
On The Wall Framing (Toronto) (Trade only)
Art Interiors (Toronto)
2gallery (Prince Edward County)
BBAM Gallery (Montreal)