Large-Scale Sculpture Artist to Speak on January 23 at 6:00 p.m.

Ledelle Moe, “Collapse V,” 2007. Concrete and steel, each sculpture approximately 10 x 11 x 12 feet.Award winning large-scale sculpture artist Ledelle Moe will give a talk, “Traces,” at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 23, in UNC Asheville's Humanities Lecture Hall. She will show images of her work and describe her art-making practices and extensive international travels.

While on campus, Moe will also visit sculpture classes and critique the work of UNC Asheville students. She has taught at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, Corcoran College of Art in Washington, D.C., Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, and St. Mary's College of Maryland.

Ledelle Moe, “Transitions/Displacements,” 2012. Concrete and steel, each piece approximately 18 x 4 x 4 feet.Born in Durban, South Africa, Moe has exhibited in a number of venues around the world, including the Kulturhuset in Stockholm, Sweden, the National Society of the Arts Gallery in Durban, South Africa, the International Sculpture Center and The Washington Project for the Arts in Washington, D.C., and Maryland Art Place in Baltimore. Recent installations are in Salzburg, Austria and in New York City (Socrates Sculpture Park and Pratt Institute).

Moe was one of the founding members of the FLAT Gallery, an artist initiative and alternative space in Durban; her roots as a South African artist remain central to her perspective and her work. 

Moe’s lecture is free and open to the public.  Visit Moe's website to see more of her work. For more information, contact the UNC Asheville Department of Art at 828.251.6559.