William Moore is a painter and photographer living and working in Chicago. He was born in 1954. His B.F.A. in Painting was received from The School of the Art Institute Chicago. Subsequent to that he attended the Post-Graduate program in art education at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. In 1984 he traveled and lived in Bogota, Colombia where he studied and painted with fellow artists from the area. In 1985 he was represented at an exhibition at the National Planetarium of Bogota. Returning to the United States in 1986, he resided near the Sedona artist community in central Arizona where he continued portraiture and showing in regional exhibitions. In 1989 he moved to Los Angeles, CA where he worked and exhibited in various local galleries. He is currently living in Chicago, Illinois and maintains a private studio where he produces paintings and photography for community exhibitions.
Recent exhibitions include a photo essay on the renovation of the CTA (Chicago Transit Authority) north side stations, hosted at the Chicago Public Library; Portrait paintings of neighborhood residents hosted at a community commercial facility; and Life on the street themed paintings hosted at the 42nd alderman’s headquarters in Edgewater, Chicago. He is currently compiling photographs of local residents for a book detailing typical life situations on the streets of Uptown, Chicago.