Tegan Moore

moore dot tegan at gmail dot com

b. Toronto, Canada
Lives in Montréal, Canada


2014 MFA University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
2008 BFA Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver, Canada


2024 Condensations Centre d’art et de diffusion CLARK, Montréal, Canada
2022 Residuum, Galerie Nicolas Robert, Montréal, Canada
2021 Foam Fatigue, YYZ Artists' Outlet, Toronto, Canada
2018 Is Evaporation Emotion? Spare Room, Vancouver, Canada
2018 Variations, Zalucky Contemporary, Toronto, Canada
2016 Subtraction Inventories, CSA Space, Vancouver, Canada
2014 Specs, MKG127, Toronto, Canada
2014 A Negentropic Promise, DNA Artspace, London, Canada
2010 Air Conditioning, CSA Space, Vancouver, Canada


2024 (upcoming) a crack in the leak, Mass Gallery, Austin, TX
2023 Le synthétique au cœur de l'humain, Canadian Cultural Centre, Paris
2021 Plastic Heart: Surface All the Way Through, Art Museum at the University of Toronto
2020 Discorpia 2.1 (online), w/ Sourayan Mookerjea and Joan Greer
2019 Prototypes for Possible Worlds, w/Sourayan Mookerjea and Joan Greer, Fab Gallery, Edmonton
2019 Immersion Grade w/Ryota Sato, VIVO Media Arts, Vancouver, Canada
2019 Pushing Paper, Museum London, London, Canada
2017 Windsor-Essex Triennial of Contemporary Art, Art Gallery of Windsor
2017 Homestead, Carl Louie, London, Canada
2016 Semiopaque w/ Liza Eurich, G Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2016 Plexus, DNA Artspace (collaboration with Magnhild Øen Nordahl), London, Canada
2016 HazMatLab, Basis, Frankfurt, Germany
2015 A Sudden Gust of Wind, DNA Artspace, London, Canada
2015 SHOW 15, Idea Exchange, Cambridge, Canada
2015 Ultra sensitive eyeballs tracing a silvery wake from purple to blue, Garden Avenue, Toronto
2014 Corruption of Time's Dust, 221A, Vancouver
2014 Paravent, Sky Glabush Studio London
2014 Every Evasion, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver
2013 No Boys with Frogs, DNA Artspace, London, Canada
2013 Split film filament, Artlab Gallery, London, Canada
2013 The Kitchen, Soi Fischer, Toronto
2012 De-Accessioned, Cooper Cole Gallery, Toronto
2012 Should the Ocean Run Dryw/Helgi Kristinsson, Black Diamond Turner Valley, Online
2011 Faker than Faux Fur, Access, Vancouver
2010 Haptic w/ Elspeth Pratt, Helen Pitt Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
2010 White on White, Jan Van Eyck Acadamie, Maastricht
2009 Exercises in Seeing, Queens Nails Projects, San Francisco
2009 And laid him on the green, Goonies, Vancouver


2024 Est-Nord-Est, Saint-Jean Port-Joli, Quebec
2024 Luma Arles, Arles, France (as Synthetic Collective)
2023 Evergreen Brickworks, Toronto (as Synthetic Collective)
2018 Tokyo Arts and Space, Research Residency, Tokyo, Japan
2017 Mustarinda Association of Art and Ecology, Finland
2015 Flaggfabrikken Centre for Contemporary Art (now Aldea), Norway
2012 Ease Down the Road, Faucet Media Arts, Sackville, NB, Canada


2023 Review “Le plastique, objet politiquement chargé”, Julie Chaizemartin, Transfuge Magazine
2023 Review “Le synthétique au cœur de l’humain, Centre culturel canadien”, Guillaume Benoit, Slash/Paris
2023 Review “Comment les artistes s’emparent du plastique pour parler d’écologie”, Maïlys Celeux-Lanval, Beaux Arts Magazine
2022 Portfolio Feature, The Synthetic Collective, Naomie Fortin, ESSE Revue
2021 Review “An Aesthetic of Enough” Jayne Wilkinson, Momus
2021 Article “Industrial plastic is spilling into the Great Lakes and no one’s regulating it” CBC Science
2021 News Feature, “Plastic Pellets in the Great Lakes” CBC TV’s The National
2018 "Room Temperature" Daniella Sanader, Canadian Art Fall 2018 issue, "Climates"
2018 Review of Variations, Terence Dick, Akimbo Toronto
2017 Review "The Art of Urban Renewal in Windsor-Detroit", Jessica Cappuccitti, Canadian Art Online
2016 Review of Semiopaque, Terence Dick, Akimbo Toronto
2016 "Still, the wind: What are artists doing about the weather" Patrick Mahon, Border Crossings


2021 “Plastic Heart: A Fieldguide to Reducing the Environmental Impact of Art Exhibitions” (self published by Synthetic Collective, 2020)
2019 . “A comprehensive investigation of industrial plastic pellets on beaches across the Laurentian Great Lakes and the factors governing their distribution,” Science of the Total Environment, Corcoran, P.L, Johanna de Haan Ward, Ian A. Arturo, Sara L. Belontz, Tegan Moore, Carylyn M. Hill-Svehla, Kirsty Robertson, Kelly Wood, Kelly Jazvac. Vol. 747, 10 December 2020, 141227.
2018 "Aerosol Small Talk" Text contribution to Charcuterie 5, Brick Press
2018 "Boss Bag" Artist Edition, contribution to Charcuterie 4, Brick Press
2014 "Lake of Gloss" contribution to The Lake, by Maggie Groat, Art Metropole
2010 Haptic: Lorna Brown, Elspeth Pratt, Tegan Moore, Publication Studio


2024 Canada Council for the Arts, 'Concept to Realization' Grant
2021 Canada Council for the Arts, Research Creation Grant
2020 Canada Council for the Arts 'Concept to Realization' Grant
2019 Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance Grant
2018 Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance Grant
2017 Canada Council For the Arts, Project Grant
2017 London Arts Council, Community Arts Investment Grant
2017 Ontario Arts Council, Emerging Artist Grant
2016 Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance Grant
2015 Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance Grant
2015 Ontario Arts Council, Emerging Artist Grant
2013 Ontario Graduate Scholarship
2012 University of Western Ontario, Dean's Entrance Scholarship
2008 Contemporary Art Society of Vancouver Graduation Award


2017-present, SUPPORT- co-run w/ Liza Eurich and Ruth Skinner
2017-present, RA/Project Manager, The Synthetic Collective
2017 - 2022 Collaborator, Speculative Energy Futures, University of Alberta
2019, Instructor, Intro to Video and Animation, Western University
2019 Roughness Elements, Public Sculpture, Western University, w/Kelly Jazvac and Patrick Mahon
2014 - 2018, Forest City Gallery, Board of Directors, Technical Director