Great Sadness, Mr. Moore Passed Away in June, 2017
Graduated from the University of Pennsylvania
with a degree in history.
Five years of service as an officer
on board Navy destroyers in the Atlantic and the Pacific.
Charter member of
the American Society of Marine Artists, with participation in national juried
exhibitions and service on the Board of Directors. Invited by the Society
in 1995 to do a watercolor demonstration for their annual meeting. Mr.
Moore served as president of the society from 2000 to 2002.
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Cover artist for Greenwich
Galleries' marine exhibition "Of Ships and the Sea '85."
Provided thirty ship design
sketches for the Franklin Mint.
Paintings of the Moshulu, the
U.S.S. Becuna, the Gazela of Philadelphia, the U.S.S. St. Lo, the U.S.S. Gambier
Bay, and the U.S.S. Plunkett are the official portraits of these ships.
His painting of the nuclear carrier U.S.S. George Washington was presented to
the ship upon commissioning by the Gambier Bay Association, and hangs in the
officers' lounge of that ship.
Originals of his paintings hang in
the Franklin D. Roosevelt Museum in Hyde Park, N.Y., the National Museum of
Naval Aviation in Pensacola, Florida, the Philadelphia Maritime Museum, and in
many private and corporate collections in this country and abroad.
Paintings have been reproduced by
Huntington Alloys, U.S. Naval Institute, MPB Corporation, Matson Navigation
Company, the Moshulu Maritime Exhibit, the Ship Preservation Guild of
Philadelphia, and by several organizations of survivors of Navy ships.
Participation in a number of
national exhibitions of marine art, including a solo exhibition sponsored by the
Philadelphia Maritime Museum, and a two month long solo exhibition in 1996 in
the United States Navy Memorial on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C.
Chosen to do the artwork for the
official poster of OPSail 2000 Philadelphia, announcing the tall ship gathering
in that city in the summer of the year 2000.
In 2004, Mr. Moore was commissioned by the Museum of Science and Industry in
Chicago to paint four oil paintings depicting the battle of the Atlantic for
their new exhibit of the German submarine U-505. These paintings have been
enlarged to 165 feet of murals, and are now permanently installed in the museum.
You may view one of the paintings on the
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