William Moore

William Francis Moore studied art at the University of Canterbury and St. Martins School of Art in London.  He taught art for thirty years.  Moore explains “my aim is to capture with my brushstroke, light effects and vibrant colour.  I like to create the effect of a mood for the particular subject that I am painting.  I believe in letting the paint do its own thing to a certain extent – I don’t like to over-manipulate it.  I particularly like the effects of light trapped and reflected out from exposed walls.” Moore has exhibited in Suva, London, Norway and regularly in New Zealand.  He is represented in many private collections in New Zealand and overseas.  Moore conveys “… it is character that I am searching for.  Through atmospheric changes, seasons, and even our own moods we observe and interpret our surroundings.”

b 1934 


(Work above)

Title: Fiordland, New Zealand   $NZD POA    Size: 118 x 73cm

Medium: Oil on canvas

Title: A Tale of Two Cities, Castelnaud Beynac, Dordogne France   $NZD POA   

Size: 121.5 x 76cm

Medium: Oil on canvas