Resume - Richard C. Moore

Richard C. Moore  A.S.M.A.


With 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.

Reprinted with Permission of Boat U.S. Magazine

Cover artist for Greenwich Workshop 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 museum's website and download a mural as wallpaper for your computer.  Wallpaper Size  1024 X 728   800 X 600   


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