COFFEE + CONVERSATION WITH CHRIS MOORE, CHESAPEAKE BAY FOUNDATION¬
COFFEE + CONVERSATION WITH CHRIS MOORE, CHESAPEAKE BAY FOUNDATION
Thursday, May 26, 2022
Join us for a casual conversation exploring current exhibitions, led by Virginia MOCA staff and guest lecturers.
This month we will be joined by Chris Moore, Senior Scientist at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. We will look at selected works of art from Maya Lin: A Study of Water and discuss the science and environmental issues that have inspired Maya Lin’s work.
Chris Moore joined the Chesapeake Bay Foundation in 2005 and he currently serves as the Senior Regional Ecosystem Scientist. He leads advocacy, policy development, and technical support for a variety of Chesapeake Bay fisheries and water quality restoration efforts.
He is also a US Coast Guard Licensed Captain. Moore received his undergraduate degree in Environmental Studies in 1997 from Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia. He received his master’s degree in Environmental Science and Public Policy from George Mason University (GMU).
Currently, Moore chairs the Chesapeake Bay Program’s (CBP) Fish Habitat Action Team and serves on a variety of management and advisory committees including the CBP Oyster Best Management Practice Expert Panel, CBP Fisheries Goal Implementation Team, and the Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership’s Steering Committee.
MAYA LIN: A STUDY OF WATER
Virginia MOCA is pleased to present Maya Lin: A Study of Water, a solo exhibition that brings together a selection of the internationally acclaimed artist’s sculptural interpretations of water spanning several decades.