Rory Moorer - Fine Artist

Rory Moorer

Haddam, CT - United States

 
 
 

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Rory Moorer

Haddam, CT - United States

Rory Moorer - Fine Artist

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About Rory Moorer


Rory is a professional Award-winning Illustrator/ Graphic Artist who turned to painting in 2000.
Since then he has created over 50+ original paintings and murals for commission, multiple public
and private organizations and schools. In a decade, many of Rory's original paintings have been
featured in national magazines and online news media. He has also donated original works to
raise money for various institutions and charitable causes. Rory has participated in dozens of juried,
and group exhibitons throughout the United States. He is currently represented by multiple galleries
throughout North America. His style has been described by one critic as a multi-faceted a mixture of
seriousness and offbeat humor that is also expressive in the study of movement and human emotions.


Art Statement

I try to keep my approach simple and paint, what interest and inspires me, which are various people,
places and things. My overall goal has always been to have my body of work become a
reflection of that. Collectively they all are in a way still lifes of my journey and life
experiences, I strongly feel that all inspired art should contain little glimpses of the mind.
I think the actual birth of a new idea/creation can be just as exciting as the completion of that
very same idea. To me the idea of being in front of an empty paper/canvas with the possibility
to forge and create something new, is really special and unique to me. There are so many
possibilities, the themes and directions in which one can go, they are truely infinite. Trying out
new styles, techniques & color schemes. I find myself constantly adjusting, changing approaches
to this ever evolving craft. I genuinely love that aspect of it more than anything. After dozens and
dozens of paintings I still really enjoy the rush and creative angst I get sitting in front of a blank
canvas thinking of a theme and forging something unique.'

- Rory D. L. Moorer


Curriculum Vitae [CV] Achievements, Awards,Honors and Exhibitons

Achievements, Awards,Honors and Exhibitons

1995 Tomie de Paola Art Scholarship Award Winner Recipient
1996-98 Co-Founder/Designer for DRP Productions Inc.
1997-98 Illustrator/ Graphic Designer for Collectors Publishing
1998-02 Inicomics Founder Illustrator Graphic Designer
2000 Donated Landscape Mural to Thomas Edison Magnet School
August | Meriden, Connecticut
2001 Meriden Arts and Crafts Annual
Holiday Exhibition Show | Meriden, Connecticut
2004 Featured Artist in First Annual Art Amherst
Juried Art Exhibition | Amherst, Massachusetts
2005 Featured Artist in Aspirations Gallery
Art Exhibition | St. Petersburg, Florida
2005 Arts Center Member
now the [Morean Arts Center] | St. Petersburg, Florida
2005-06 Featured Artist in The Arts Center
Juried Holiday Art Show | St. Petersburg, Florida
2007 Featured Artist for NU Art
Culturefest | Newington, Connecticut
2007 Commisioned Mural for a newly opened
Childrens' Daycare | Meriden, Connecticut
2007 Artwell Gallery Member | Torrington, Connecticut
2007 Participant in the Artwell Gallery 5th annual
'Free 4 All Artists Exhibition' | Torrington, Connecticut
2008 Participant in the Artwell Gallery 6th Annual
'Free 4 All Artists Exhibition' | Torrington, Connecticut
2008 Featured Artist NU
Womens' Diversity Forum | Windsor, Connecticut
2008 Manhattan Arts International
Featured Artist | Manhattan, New York
2008 Featured Artist on Art-mine.com
2008-Present Member of Fine Art America
2008-Present Member of Artbistro.com
2009 Named one of America's Awesome Artist
by UK art blog | Exeter, United Kingdom
2008 Represented by the Agora Gallery | Chelsea, New York
2008 Represented by the Infusion Art Gallery | Los Angeles, California
2008 Featured Artist Sandman Framing Art Gallery | Meriden, Connecticut
2008 Art Knows No Borders Benefit Auction | Los Angeles, California
2009 Galleria Vivace Group Exhibition
March | Stafford Springs, Connecticut
2009 Galleria Vivace Group Exhibition
April | Stafford Springs, Connecticut
2009 Featured Artist in Art is Spectrum Magazine
May | Spring Vol 21. Issue
2009 Hygienc Art Gallery Juried Show / Fourth Crossings Exhibition
May | New London, Connecticut
2009 Agora Gallery Portal to Enigma / Group Exhibition
July | Chelsea, New York
2009 Visions Fine Art Magazine Fall Issue
September | Featured Cover Artist
2009 Galleria Vivace Group Exhibition
September | Stafford Springs, Connecticut
2009 Infusion Art Gallery /Online Featured Artist
November | Los Angeles, California, | Hilo, Hawaii
2009 Galleria Vivace Group Exhibition
December | Rocky Hill, Connecticut
2010 The Art Gallerist Featured Online Artist
January | Laguna Beach, California
2011 Real Art Ways Slide Slam Selectee
January | West Hartford, Connecticut
2011 Gallore Gallery Solo Exhibition
February | Middletown, Connecticut

Past and Presently Represented by:

2008 Manhattan Arts International | Manhattan, New York
2008-09 Represented by the Agora Gallery | Chelsea, New York City
2008-09 Represented by the Infusion Gallery Los Angeles, | Hilo, Hawaii
2009 Represented by Galleria Vivace | Rocky Hill, Connecticut
2010 Represented by The Art Gallerist | Laguna Beach, California
2011 Represented by the Gallore Gallery | Middletown, Connecticut



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