April 12, 2018 – Stephen Moore is an artist known for the color and light quality in his paintings. He is a native of North Carolina. He is a graduate of UNC in Chapel Hill and retired from a thirty-four-year career in family medicine in 2015. He was taught by Eleanor Seng, a North Carolina artist who studied with Emil Holzhaurer, a student of Robert Henri. Stephen was taught by Eleanor beginning in the fifth grade at a community art center in Burlington, NC.
Stephen has been painting and showing since 1980. He has traveled and painted extensively in Europe. Painting interests also include coastal and other North Carolina scenes with an emphasis on local color. Though primarily a landscape painter practicing plein air techniques and a studio painter, he is also interested in portrait, figurative, and still-life genres. He works in his studio in Pine Knoll Shores, NC.
He is a regional painter and is associated with Artsource Art Gallery in Raleigh, NC, with the Mattie King Davis Art Gallery in Beaufort, NC, Carolina Creations in New Bern, NC and the Village Art Gallery in Oriental, NC. His work is held in the corporate collections of SAS, Jordan and Price Law firm, Rex Hospital, Family Medical Associates of Raleigh, Hospice in Raleigh, and Duke Raleigh Hospital to name but a few. He is represented in numerous private collections across the state.