Moya Devine was born in Neuilly sur Seine France and grew up in Louisiana and California before moving to Hawaii where she spent the rest of her adolescent through college years. She then migrated to San Francisco starting a small dance and performance company, Brand X Theater, with her partner at the time, Barb Roesch. Moya has also worked in non profit management as Business manager for Franklin Furnace Archive Inc. a performance space and artist book archive in New York City, Development Director of Art ReGrup in San Francisco and Board of Directors member for the San Diego Women’s Caucus for Art.
Ms. Devine received her B.A at the University of Hawaii in Drama with a minor in Dance and studied visual art at the State University of New York Purchase and SUNY Westchester School of the Arts. She has showed internationally at museums, colleges, universities, art spaces, libraries and galleries. Venues have included Oceanside Museum of Art, Atlantic Center for the Arts, San Diego Art Institute, Sushi Performance and Visual Art, Earl and Birdie Taylor Public Library, The Women’s Museum of California, The La Jolla Athenaeum, The Lyceum Theater, Luis de Jesus Seminal Projects, University of Central Florida, The Vienna Project, The Astor Center for Food and Wine NYC, South Texas College, University of Texas Pan American, Universidad de Monterrey, Mexico, State University of New York Buffalo, University of Seattle, Cannon Art Gallery, Art Produce, Festival Tabor, Czech Republic, Williamsburg Art & Historical Society, Brooklyn, The Billboard Art Project, New Orleans, the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Michigan, Krogen Amerika, Sweden; among others
She currently shows locally in San Diego County with FIG, a women’s art collective and is an art teacher for at risk students in the California public high school system.