MOE GRAM

DENVER ARTIST, DESIGNER, ARTS EDUCATOR, & COMMUNITY ORGANIZER


 
  "A curator once described my work as a graffiti inspired abstract expressionism. I agree." - Moe Gram 2016   Mariah Sherman Graham, known in the Denver art community as Moe Gram, is a local artist, designer and owner of the fine art brand Moe Gram Art & Lifestyle, LLC. Born and raised in southern California, Moe Gram’s life became heavily influenced by hip hop culture and urban LA Street Art. These memories and exposure to cultural diversity are huge inspirations for works by Gram. In 2012 Gram flew home from Florence, Italy where she spent 6 months studying both historical and contemporary European Art. In 2014 she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree with a special focus Studio Fine Art and a minor in Cultural Studies from California State University Bakersfield. The summer of 2014 lead to the unexpected opportunity to move to Denver, Colorado and work in the Lower Downtown Denver Arts District. From 2016 to early 2018 Gram worked on projects including but not limited to: Fine Art Elective instruction for the Denver Schools of Science and Technology, after school enrichment programs through Creative Strategies for Change, and community partnerships with the Boys and Girls Clubs of America through Grand Design, Inc. Currently Gram is the Fines Arts Educator at STRIVE Prep Green Valley Ranch Middle School and sitting board member of Birdseed Collective. Gram also partners with Odessa to cultivate the Creatives at Roundish Tables community, who meets monthly to engage in a wide range of round table discussions in varying locations throughout the Denver Metro area. The Moe Gram Art & Lifestyle brand remains active in the Denver and Aurora Cultural Arts Districts as a Fine Art Education and Community Enrichment Resource. These projects along with many others continue to validate Moe Gram’s dedication to a career in the Fine Arts, Fine Art Education, and Community Enrichment Services.    Image by Curtis Tucker

"A curator once described my work as a graffiti inspired abstract expressionism. I agree." - Moe Gram 2016

Mariah Sherman Graham, known in the Denver art community as Moe Gram, is a local artist, designer and owner of the fine art brand Moe Gram Art & Lifestyle, LLC. Born and raised in southern California, Moe Gram’s life became heavily influenced by hip hop culture and urban LA Street Art. These memories and exposure to cultural diversity are huge inspirations for works by Gram. In 2012 Gram flew home from Florence, Italy where she spent 6 months studying both historical and contemporary European Art. In 2014 she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree with a special focus Studio Fine Art and a minor in Cultural Studies from California State University Bakersfield. The summer of 2014 lead to the unexpected opportunity to move to Denver, Colorado and work in the Lower Downtown Denver Arts District. From 2016 to early 2018 Gram worked on projects including but not limited to: Fine Art Elective instruction for the Denver Schools of Science and Technology, after school enrichment programs through Creative Strategies for Change, and community partnerships with the Boys and Girls Clubs of America through Grand Design, Inc. Currently Gram is the Fines Arts Educator at STRIVE Prep Green Valley Ranch Middle School and sitting board member of Birdseed Collective. Gram also partners with Odessa to cultivate the Creatives at Roundish Tables community, who meets monthly to engage in a wide range of round table discussions in varying locations throughout the Denver Metro area. The Moe Gram Art & Lifestyle brand remains active in the Denver and Aurora Cultural Arts Districts as a Fine Art Education and Community Enrichment Resource. These projects along with many others continue to validate Moe Gram’s dedication to a career in the Fine Arts, Fine Art Education, and Community Enrichment Services.

Image by Curtis Tucker

This is a video that was made during a recent event with Creative Strategies for Change about how Place Matters.


ONGOING PROJECTS AND COLLABORATIONS

Creatives at Roundish Tables A partnership with Odessa Denver


PROJECTS AND COLLABORATIONS

Creative Strategies for Change Facilitating Artist 

Denver Schools of Science & Technology Senior Academy and Prep Academy Elective Lecturer

Boettcher Boys and Girls Club Community Enrichment Project

Art on Tap! Beer and Paint night in Collaboration with Rackhouse Pub

FloGang, LTD. Apparel Design, Performance Art, Community Projects, and More

RedLine Gallery's Play Space Denver Artist Contribution

5th Wall Productions Mid Summer Night's Dream Set Design and Marketing Material Production


EXHIBITIONS

RINO Arts Fest Urban Cyclists Denver - June 2018

Fine Lines and Rhymes Fine Art and Hip Hop Collaboration. Spectra Art Space; Denver, Co- September 2017

100+ Birdseed Collective; Denver, Co- July 2017

Memory Movements Alto Gallery; Denver, Co - May 2017

ATOWN ARTS Aurora Cultural Arts District, E201, Stanley Market Place; Aurora, Co - April 2017


LECTURES

Meet Here The Power of Mentorship, Denver Art Museum, August 2018

The Art of Side Hustle A lecture series through Bridge to Well Being, 2017

Passion to Profit  A traveling lecture in United States through Bridge to Well Being, 2017


LIVE PAINTINGS

Brothers Redevelopment Live Painter for housing benefit- August 2017