Department of Art Alumni
Juan Moreno MFA '02
Juan J. Moreno has nine years experience teaching art, Spanish, and ESL in a variety of settings: community college, college, middle school and adult education. He continues to show his work and was a curatorial intern in New York City.
He received both his Masters of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art and English at Western Connecticut State University, making the Dean’s List in 1995.
He was awarded scholarships in 1991 – 1996 for Fine Art Painting & Sculpture at the Art Students League of New York, NY and is a Life Member. He also attended Taller De David Manzur specializing in Fine Arts & Drawing in Bogot, Colombia.
He continues to teach Spanish and Art.
Still Mountain Center, South Kent, CT. Group show 2008, 2009.
James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY. Postcards From The Edge. Group show. November 2007.
The Gallery, Northwestern Connecticut Community College, Winsted, CT. Faculty Show. October 13 - November 14, 2003.
Ruth Ann Leever Atrium Gallery, Naugatuck Valley Community College, Waterbury, CT. One-man show. October 10 - November 14, 2003.
Yale Physician’s Building, Art Place. New Haven, CT. Group Show. Juried Exhibition. May 1 - October 31, 2003.
New Space Gallery, Manchester Community College, Manchester, CT. Two-person show. April 15 - May 9, 2003.
Alumni Hall, Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT Group Show. April 8 – June 16, 2003.
University of Connecticut, Hartford, CT. One-man-show. February 20 - March 3, 2003.
Art Students League of New York, New York, NY. Juried Exhibition. December 2002-January 2003.
Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, CT. “The Connecticut Vision,” Juried Exhibition. October 26-Novermber 23, 2002.
Albertus Magnus College, CT. One-man-show. September 9 - 27, 2002.
The Silo, New Milford, CT. Group Exhibition. June 16 - July 14, 2002.
Western Connecticut State University. MFA Thesis Exhibition. May 8 - June 7, 2002
Yale Medical Group, donated artwork to permanent collection.
Kent Children’s Center Silent Auction, donated artwork, August 2003.
New Space Gallery, Manchester Community College, Guest speaker. Lectured about my artwork to faculty, students, and guests. April 24, 2003.
Western Connecticut State University. Guest speaker, Fourth Annual Alumni Art Forum on “Successfully Applying Art after Graduating from Western Connecticut State University,” April 8, 2003.
The University of Connecticut at Hartford. Delivered two presentations about my development as an artist and the work in the exhibition to faculty, students, and guests. February 20, 2003.