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Marjorie Wansky Moore, American artist. Recipient awards in visual arts, 1984, 86; fellow New Forms Fellowship, 1991, Regional Fellowship, 1992, NEFA, Earthwatch Artists Fellowship, 1993, Creative Artist Fellowshop Cultural Arts Council Houston, 1996; grantee Maine Arts Inc., 1986, National Endowment for Arts and Rockeller Foundation, 1987, New England Foundation for Arts, 1991; fellow MacDowell Colony, 1989. Member Union of Maine Visual Artists.

Background

Moore, Marjorie Wansky was born on March 17, 1944 in Akron, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Simon Louis and Louise (Jessup) Wansky.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Syracuse University, 1966.

Career

Graphic artist, Syracuse (New York) War on Poverty, 1966-1967;teacher, United States Peace Corps, Sanandaj, Iran, 1967-1969;craft-artist, self-employed, Rumford Point, Maine., 1970-1977;artist, painter, self-employed, Brunswick, Maine., since 1977;artist, teacher, private practice, Texas, since 1993.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-women shows include Animae, Poissant Gallery, Houston, Texas, Collected Response, Flatbed Press, Austin, Texas, Small Worlds: Game Boards, Davis Gallery, Austin, Texas, Barridof Galleries, 1986, Yezerski Gallery, Boston, 1988, 91, Portland Museum Art, 1990, Weekend Gallery, Houston, 1996, Maj's Stuff Gallery 68, Belfast, Maine, 1993, A New Order, Dberman Gallery, Austin, DBerman Gallery, Austin. Exhibited in group shows Amarillo Museum Art, 1995, Close to the Border New Mexico State University, 1996, Intimate Observations, Baxter Gallery Maine College Art, Portland, 1993, New England Now, 1987-1989.

Membership

Member Union of Maine Visual Artists.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: running, cross-country skiing, hiking, canoeing, equestrian dressage and driving.

Connections

Married Steven A. Moore, August 21, 1966. Children: Ian, Jenny Hannah.

father:
Simon Louis Wansky

mother:
Louise (Jessup) Wansky

spouse:
Steven A. Moore

children:
Ian Moore

Jenny Hannah Moore