Moe Brooker

Philadelphia contemporary abstract painter Moe Brooker earned a BFA and MFA from Philadelphia's Tyler School of Art and Architecture at Temple University and certification from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA). Brooker has won several lifetime achievement awards, including the Governor’s Award for Artist of the Year from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Medal of Achievement from the Philadelphia Art Alliance.

Brooker was a faculty member at the Cleveland Institute of Art and PAFA, as well as the first Bob Fox Distinguished Professor at Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia. Brooker’s work can be found in the permanent collections of the Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City; Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, AL; PAFA; The Art Gallery of Ontario; and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. 
—From Brandywine Workshop and Archives records

Artist Info


September 24 1940

Philadelphia, PA






African American