Larry Moore

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Larry Moore

United States

Larry Moore       Resume/Bio  

Fine artist, Instructor, Illustrator, Author

Larry Moore has been a professional visual communicator for the past 45 years, working from his roots as a mural and apparel artist in the surf industry into graphic design, advertising, illustration, and fine art, achieving national recognition for his work in each of these areas of visual communication. He has been a college and workshop instructor since 1990 and has published a successful book on creativity for artists titled Fishing for elephants: Insights and exercises to inspire authentic creativity. 


Numerous Best of shows and best of categories, Artist and Collectors choice awards while participating in plein air events around the country.

Society of Illustrators, NY 2005  Gold medal

Society of Illustrators, NY annual exhibit 1995, 1997-2005

Communication Arts Illustration and Design Annuals 1999-2008

Luerzers Archive Top 200 illustrators worldwide, 2005


Museum exhibitions:             

Huntsville Museum of Art, AL

Society of Illustrators Museum, NY

Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando Fl

Laguna Museum of Art, Laguna CA

Academy Art Museum, Easton MD

Thomas Center for the Arts, Gainesville FL

Maitland Art Center, Maitland FL

Orange County Regional History Center, Orlando FL

Alexander Brest Museum, Jacksonville FL

Tallahassee Museum, Tallahassee FL

The Museum of Florida Art and Culture, Avon Park FL                                   

The Museum of Florida Art, Deland, FL

The Booth Western Art Museum, Cartersville, GA

The Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson, WY


Published books:

Fishing for Elephants, Insights and exercises to inspire authentic creativity.  An 8.5”x11”, 264-page workbook on creativity for artists.

Poster & Process: The opera posters of Larry Moore, 72 pages, 11”x14”

Intrusion, 8”x 8”, 90-page survey of the Intrusion series.



Bentley Fine Art Publishers, Disney Press, Harcourt, Harlequin, Hyperion, HarperCollins, Scott Foresman, St. Martins Press, Penguin,  Putnam-Berkeley, RandMcNally, Scholastic, Tor Books, Winn-Devon Fine Art Publishers.



American Art Collector, Create Magazine, Pastel Journal, American Artist Workshop Magazine, Plein Air Magazine, Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine,  International Artist Magazine



Valencia College 1995-2005: Illustration, Advanced Illustration, Critical thinking, The visual language.

Workshop instruction 1995-present:  Finding your voice, Color theory, Principles of  abstraction,  Plein Air, The visual language                                              


Galleries:  Anderson Fine Art, St. Simons Island, GA • Horton Hayes Fine Art, Charleston, SC • Gallery Wild, Jackson WY • Arts on Douglas, New Smyrna Beach, FL • Gallery Wild, Santa Fe NM


Public art             

Orlando Recreation Center- 25’x15’ mixed media installations

Central Florida Historical Museum- 11 wall murals, various sizes

Adega restaurant, Denver, Co- wall mural, 11’x 40’

Cape Canaveral Port Authority- 4 building murals, total size, 50’x 400’

Krispy Kreme- 2 in-store wall graphics, 6’x25’ each

Volusia Children’s Library- 7 mixed-media installations

Amway Center, Orlando, Fl- 7 large works

Jacksonville Baptist Children’s Hospital - 60”x96”x3”

The Kessler Collection, Grand Bohemian Hotel- 45 opera paintings, 24”x36”

                                                1074 Barbados Way, Charleston, SC 29412   407-222-8585


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