Alder L. (Al) Moore
Al. Moore was born in Arkansas, grew up in California and attended the University of California, Berkeley where he majored in Chemical Engineering, and audited courses in the arts. He also studied jewelry making for 3 years under Robert Winston, of the California College of Arts & Crafts, a nationally known jewelry maker and sculptor during the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s.
Al has worked in the Insurance industry, Medical and Dental related non-profit organizations, Restaurant industry, Computer Software industry and Commercial Agriculture, all the while doing art on the side. Retiring from commerce in 1999, he is currently pursuing his interests in the arts both as a collector and as a sculptor.
Al works in clay and stone. His recent works, predominantly in stone, are mostly representational, relate to the sea, and have a strong organic component. His works have recently won recognition and prizes in both local and internationally juried shows.
Examples of his recent works may be seen in his Gallery on this site, as well as at local museums in both Pittsburg, TX and Mt. Vernon, TX and are available for purchase at Bent Pine Studios in Winnsboro, TX. Al is an active member of both Texas Sculpture Association and Art Professionals of Texas.