Originally from Newfoundland, Zeke Moores has been living and working in Ontario for the last five years. Heavily influenced by his extensive background in fabrication, blacksmithing and foundry; Moores’ work is preoccupied by the cultural significance and hierarchical systems of value that exist within the objects that surround us. To this end, Moores’ re-proposes and re-fabricates everyday objects, exploring social and cultural economies.
Zeke Moores holds a BFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and graduated from the MFA program at the University of Windsor, Ontario in 2005. Recent solo and group exhibitions include Stride Gallery in Calgary, AB, University of Waterloo Art Gallery in Waterloo, ON, Memphis Metal Museum in Tennessee, and the 2011 Sobey Art Award Shortlist exhibition at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. Moores teaches at the University of Windsor, in Windsor, Ontario.