Paul Moore

BIOGRAPHY

Paul Moore is a fifth generation Oklahoman and a citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation. In the past 40 years, he has sculpted more than 150 commissions for numerous municipal, corporate, private, and international collections. Moore is a member of the prestigious Cowboy Artists of America (CAA) and a Fellow of the National Sculpture Society in New York, NY.

In the years he has been a member of the CAA, he has garnered 16 awards including four Anne Marion/Best of Show Awards, four Gold Medals, five Silver Medals in Sculpture, two Ray Swanson Awards, and a Stetson Award at their Annual Cowboy Artists of America Show. In 2019, Moore was the first person to win both The Prix de West Purchase Award and The Robert Lougheed Memorial Award at the Annual Prix de West Exhibition and Sale Show in the same year. In addition, he has also received an Emmy Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for the documentary "Paul Moore: Monument Man." From the National Sculpture Society in New York, NY, he has received the Gold and Silver Medals for sculpture, The Leonard J. Meiselman Memorial Award, and The Margaret Hexter Prize in addition to numerous other awards.

His work is in the US Capital Collection, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Brookgreen Gardens Collection, the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum and the Oklahoma State Capital Collection.

Moore also recently completed his 20-year project, the Oklahoma Centennial Land Run Monument in Oklahoma City, one of the largest free-standing bronze sculptures in the world.