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Talmadge Bowers Moose Edit Profile

artist , illustrator , Portrait artist

Talmadge Bowers Moose, artist, illustrator, portrait artist. Named Artist of Month award, Station WBTV, Charlotte, 1978; recipient Certified of Recognition, Stanly County Chamber of C., 1976, Sam Ragan Fine Arts award, 1996. Member of Uwharrie Artists, North Carolina Watercolor Society.

Background

Moose, Talmadge Bowers was born on June 4, 1933 in Albemarle, North Carolina, United States. Son of Cecil Hahn and Flora (Bowers) Moose.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Virginia Commonwealth U.,1955. Staff artist Porter, Hargis, Inc., Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1958-1959. Art director Arts Engraving Company, Inc., Charlotte, North Carolina, 1959-1964.

Private practice artist, designer, illustrator, Charlotte, 1964-1972. Art instructor Stanly Community College, Albemarle, North Carolina, 1972-1977. Private practice artist, teacher, Albemarle, 1977.

Project director Artists/Writers Dialogue, Albemarle, 1975. Board member Stanly County Arts Council, 1974-1976, North Carolina, Cultural Advisory Committee, Raleigh, 1980-1984.

Career

Staff artist porter Hargis, Inc., Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1958—1959. Art director Arts Engraving Company, Inc., Charlotte, 1959—1964. Private practice, 1964—1972.

Art instructor Stanly Community College, Albemarle, North Carolina, 1972—1977. Private practice, from 1977. Project director Artists and Writers Dialogue, 1975.

Board member Stanly County Arts Council, 1974—1976, North Carolina Cultural Advisory Committee, Raleigh, 1980—1984.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Drawing, Rain, 1970 (1st prize, 1971). Illustrator Exploring the Piedmont, 1985.

Membership

Member North Carolina WatercolorSoc. (advisor 1978), Uwharrie Artists (president Albemarle 1974-1976).

Connections

Married Miriam Ruth Morris, June 17, 1956. Children: Lyle Morris, Barry Neal.

father:
Cecil Hahn Moose

mother:
Flora (Bowers) Moose

spouse:
Miriam Ruth Morris

children:
Barry Neal Moose

Lyle Morris Moose