was recently awarded the prestigious title of Distinguished Pastellist by the Pastel Society of the West Coast
TINA MOORE • STOCKTON
began painting as a pre-teen, progressing through various mediums until she
found pastel which became her
To this day pastels continue to be her
first and best love although the world of oils beckons to her
genres range from animals to portraiture, landscape and floral.
effectively employs a number of different mediums and is responsible for all phases of her
creations from concept to final presentation.
Tina received an AA degree from Stephens College and BA degree in Art and Psychology from UOP.
A Masters in Special Education soon followed.
retired from teaching five years ago, having taught at all levels below university.
last ten years in the profession were spent as a teacher of blind and visually impaired students.
Her impressive career included being named a Mentor Teacher and a national presenter for Family Reading.
now devotes full time to art.
Art lovers are continually impressed by Tina's singular ability to capture a subject.
As a realistic artist she
has always sought to express and communicate the warmth and vibrancy of life.
Animals and people, particularly faces, have always fascinated her
and are the subjects of her
recent works exhibit a more daring exuberant use of color to enhance the viewer's visual experience.
With ample time to paint she
is moving more fully throughout the spectrum.
has works in many private collections throughout the United States and Canada and has done commissions for a variety of organizations.
is an award winner in local, regional, national and international shows, including several Best of Show Awards.
was accepted into the Pastel Society
of America's annual show in New York City and received three awards in The Pastel Journal's annual competition, and those paintings were featured in their April 2005 edition.
was chosen again for the Pastel Journal's competition of 2008, and has been an award winner in the Women Artists of the West Exhibits since 2009.
A Stockton resident, Tina is a Signature Member of the Pastel Society of America.
She is a Distinguished Pastellist and Signature Member of the Pastel Society of the West Coast and the Sierra Pastel Society, Corporate Secretary and Signature Member of Women Artists of the West as well as a member of the Portrait Society of America.
Tina is presently serving as exhibits chair and president on the board of the Pastel Society of the West Coast.
also teaches pastel workshops and enjoys being an exhibit juror.