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artist , Museum curator , art educator

Mark Tobin Moore, art educator, artist, retired museum curator. Recipient Arthur Carpenter award for excellence in art, 1985, Merit award National Collage Society, Cleveland, 1998, award of excellence Allied Artists West Virginia, Sunrise Museum, Charleston, 1998; WVa./National Education Association professional development grantee, 2003^. With United States Navy, 1972-1983.


Moore, Mark Tobin was born on January 19, 1954 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Selden George and Dorothy May (Tobin) Moore.


Bachelor in Art, University Charleston, 1983. Master of Arts in Art, Marshall University, 1985. Master of Fine Arts in Painting, West Virginia University, 2000.


Art instructor Ohio University, Ironton, Ohio, 1985-1987, Ashland (Kentucky) Community College, 1985-1987, University Charleston, West Virginia, 1985-1987. Art specialist United States Army Europe/Giessen Arts and Crafts, 1987-1991. Exhibits coordinator West Virginia State Museum, Charleston, 1992-1993, exhibits director, 1993-1998.

Graduate teaching assistant art department West Virginia University, Morgantown, 1999-2000, visiting adjunct professor, 2001. Assistant professor art West Virginia State College, Institute, 2001—2004. Instructor art University Charleston, 2004—2007, gallery director, since 2004, professor art and design, 2004—2006.

Adjunct graduate instructor Marshall University Graduate College, South Charleston. Art instructor University Charleston, 1995-1998, West Virginia State College Institute, 1995-1998. Adjunct instructor art department Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia, 1998.

Gallery advisory board University Charleston, 1997. Judge various art shows.


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    • One-man shows include Perspective Galerie, Giessen, 1990, Sleeth Gallery, West Virginia Wesleyan College, 1995, Sunrise Art Museum, 1996, Alderson-Broadus College, Phillipi, West Virginia, 2001, Cultural Center of Fine Arts, Parkersburg, West Virginia, 2002, Hurricane, West Virginia, 2002, Robert C. Byrd Federal Courthouse, Charleston, 2004, University Charleston, 2004, Stifel Fine Arts Center, Wheeling, West Virginia, 2005, Oconee County Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, Georgia, 2005, Carnegie Hall Museum Gallery, Lewisburg, West Virginia, 2007. Group shows include Salon of French and Allied Forces, Palace of Luxemburg, Paris, Ariel Gallery, New York City, 1989, Huntington (West Virginia) Museum Art, 1992, 94, 97, Governor's Mansion West Virginia, 1997, Omaha Center for Contemporary Art, 1999, Dairy Barn Cultural Arts Center, Athens, Ohio, 2000, 04, 06, Paul Mesaros Gallery, West Virginia University, Morgantown, 2000, OCAF, Athens, Georgia, 2002-2003 (2d place merit award 2002), West Virginia State Museum, 2002-2003, Beckley, West Virginia, 2002, Avampato Discovery Museum, Clay Center, Charleston, West Virginia, 2003-2004, Fayetteville (North Carolina) State University Rosenthal Art Gallery, 2003, Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia Group Show, 2006. Exhibitions include Oconee County Arts Foundation, Athens, Georgia, 2004, National Collage Society, 2006, Ursinus College, Pennsylvania, 2006.


With United States Navy, 1972-1983.


Selden George and Dorothy May (Tobin) M. Married Denise Annette Poole, October 20, 1987 (divorced January 1995). 1 child, James Tobin.

Selden George Moore

Dorothy May (Tobin) Moore

Donna Whitten

Denise Annette Poole

James Tobin Moore