About this artist

Paul Moore is an internationally known artist with work in the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, the US Capitol Collection, the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, the Brookgreen Gardens collection, and numerous museum, corporate, municipal, and private collections worldwide.

In 2019, he and his two sons completed the Oklahoma Land Run Monument in Oklahoma City, which consisted of 45 life and a half-size monuments. It took 20 years to create this massive endeavor where the public can walk through on a daily basis. In addition to this, he has created 163 other commissions that are spread throughout the world.

Additionally, in 2019, he won the prestigious Prix de West Purchase Award and the Robert Lougheed Memorial Award at the Prix de West 47th Annual Exhibition and Sale at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City. In 2020, he was given the National Sculpture Society’s highest honor, the Special Medal of Honor, for his contribution to American sculpture. Three years ago, he won an Emmy from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for a documentary about him and his career for OETA/PBS, and in 2013, he won the Governor’s Arts Award from the Oklahoma Arts Council. He is a Fellow of the National Sculpture Society in New York, NY, and an Emeritus Member of the Cowboy Artists of America. In the nine years as an active member of the Cowboy Artists of America, he won sixteen awards at their annual exhibition, four of them were Best of Show.