Paul Moore

Paul Moore is an internationally known artist with work in the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, the U.S. Capitol Collection, the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Brookgreen Gardens and in numerous museums, corporate, municipal and private collections throughout the world. He is in constant demand for portrait and monumental commissions, and in the past 40 years he has sculpted more than 154 commissions. For the past 20 years, he and his two sons have sculpted 45 life and a half elements for the Oklahoma Land Run Monument that stretches over 360’ in length located in Oklahoma City. This year he won the prestigious Prix de West Purchase Award and the Robert Lougheed Memorial Award at the Prix de West’s 47th Annual Exhibition and Sale at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City. These are just two of the multiple awards he had won over his vast career. Last year he won an Emmy from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for a documentary about him and his career for OETA/PBS and in 2013 he won Oklahoma’s Governor’s Arts Award. He is a Fellow in the National Sculpture Society in New York, NY and an Emeritus Member of the Cowboy Artists of America. For the past 22 years he has been the Artist in Residence at the University of Oklahoma.