BECKLEY, WEST VIRGINIA
I use what I have to creatively communicate for and with the strangely triumphant and beautifully tragic things and experiences I observe in my daily life. My faces and figures express the sadness and confidence that comes from the depth gained from thoughtfulness.
Most of Robby Moore’s media consists of paper, paint, ink, pencil, thread, and fabric; much of which is found and recycled materials.
He began professionally exhibiting his artwork in 1999. He co curated an exhibition in a nontraditional space at Concord College (now University,) where he graduated with a Bachelor of Art degree in Studio Arts. Robby shows his work throughout Southern West Virginia, where he was born and currently resides.
In 2004, Robby co-founded Treehouse Arts Ensemble, an arts organization dedicated to producing original fine and performing art in West Virginia, and currently serves on the Board of Directors. Robby is an experienced theatrical director and costumer, and has also worked professionally as a scenic designer/artist, actor, technician and marionette puppeteer. Robby was named one of the Top 15 Tamarack Artists in the 2011 summer issue of WV Living magazine. Robby is a resident artist at Tamarack, in Studio A.