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Brad Michael Moore 10 Layer Cake 2005 Digital Artifact Luster Archival Pigmented Ink Print 24.367 x 24.7 inches
Brad Michael Moore Pink Fish 2005 Digital Artifact Luster Archival Pigmented Ink Print 35 X 37 inches
Brad Michael Moore Panel for Pope John Paul II 2005 Digital Artifact Luster Archival Pigmented Ink Print 18.193 X 16.68 inches
Brad Michael Moore Feathered Flower 2005 Digital Artifact Luster Archival Pigmented Ink Print 26 X 14.625 inches
Brad Michael Moore ScorpinStella 2005 Digital Artifact Luster Archival Pigmented Ink Print 18.193 X 16.68 inches
See Brad Michael Moore's website at Artist's Website: www.alphasight.com
I was born & raised a Third Generation Dallasite. Early on, Fort Worth-born, Architectural Photographer, Douglas E. Tomlinson – who was ten years my senior — helped me become a Professional Photographer at age 18, in Dallas. I had my, "Minorities," removed — to legally sign contracts, and be held responsible for my debts. 'Twenty-one,' was the, ‘Legal Age,’ in Texas, in 1970… It was moved back to 18 — when I was about 21 — in 1973. Since Doug was, ‘Color-blind’ — we built me a Color Darkroom in 1971 — to hand process color negatives, positive films, and Positive & Negative prints. I have been a 'Colorist,' ever since. Doug was stricken with Cancer his last four and a half years of life, and passed away in 2005.
Another personal influence — Edward "Ned" Fritz — a Dallas Attorney & Environmentalist. I wanted to concentrate on improving my skills as a nature photographer, and I hoped Ned would have some suggestions. Ned told me he could not offer much over the, ‘art of nature,’ but, he could show me a lot about our natural environment, and in that knowledge – I could benefit.
In 1984, I became friends with Dallas Contemporary Art Collector/Connoisseur, Howard Rachofsky. Howard, a kind intellectual, introduced me, both, to his large scale contemporary art collection, and — to why he was so passionate about those Artists he collected! My immediate favorite was Frank Stella.
Knowing Howard Rachofsky rerouted my photographic journey for the next 33 years... At age 40  — I donated my four 4x5, and one 6x7 Diachronic Color Head Enlarger Darkroom — with color-processing equipment, and all of its contents [Wet & Dry], along with my Photography Book Collection — to the Houston Center for Photography [HCP] — as they were dedicated to the teaching of these processes I had known and exercised over several decades...
Then, I sold my Park Cities home. I found a nice, quiet, 50 acre farm — northwest of Tarrant County. There, I waited for, "Digital Photography," to become feasible to professionals in my rank, and learned Auto-CAD, and PhotoShop software programs in the meanwhile… During this period, I also used my credit cards to purchase four years of Education through, The School of Visual Arts, at The University of North Texas, at Denton – where Sculpture & English were my Concentrations. Afterwards, I also worked my skills as a photographer/reporter for three years with several county-wide newspapers out west – in Palo Pinto, and Parker Counties.
On my, ‘Perrin Farm,’ I began distilling my process for making, "Abstract Digital Artifacts." The first ones came together in 2003-4 — twenty years since I had met Howard Rachofsky, and set out on this quest.
This new artform variation of Abstraction reflects the times, and as art is always growing, historically — Electronically Created Art [ECA], and my Digital Artifacts, may now take their place in line. My new art portfolio is 14 years-filled with Digital Artifacts… I have been a working professional photographer for 47 years — I took my first true 6x7 [B&W] ‘Nature’ image — when I was five  with an Argus 6X6 Twin-lens my grandmother had shown me how to use. Including my grandmother's film collection [Erline Thompson Moore] — my image library contains 80 years of family archives, and is nearly 400 years deep – when including my films of all the earliest ink-plated prints I could access from a Rare Book Collection.
While I may also be somewhat of a hermit, I am a Folk 'Digital Constructionist' & Abstract Artist — creating Digital Artifacts which can be [using archival ink-sets] printed on canvas, or other heavy-bonded archival papers. I prefer ‘Luster’ surfaces… My files may be ‘treated’ for other hardware media – to meet other specific 3-D outcomes...
Estuary: A Confluence of Art & Poetry published by Moon and Mountain, Art Editor: Harriette Lawler, Poetry Editor: Anges Marton. Voted, Best Mixed Anthology for the Saboteur 2013 Award
The Art of Photography Today '2' Exhibition, CAMERA OBSCURA GALLERY, Cash Award — Jurors: Hal Gould & Loretta Young-Gautier USA
Diptych Duets - A Self-Directed Artist Project of International Artists — building Mixed-Media Diptychs in collaborational, but distinct & distant pairs. Cassandra Gordon-Harris, Ottawa, Kansas USA, Michael Berry, Victoria, Australia, Chat Ko, Sligo, Pennsylvania USA, Naomi Renouf, Jersey, Channel Islands, UK, Bianka Guna, Richmond Hills, Ontario, Canada, Catherine Petre, Sint-Truiden, Belgium, Pia Baechler-Lehmann, Berne, Switzerland, Nicoll Heaslip, Melbourne, Australia, Lenka Manning-Warder, Carmel, California USA, & Brad Michael Moore, Texas USA http://www.alphasight.com/content.html?page=12
Freedom & Art Exhibition, Mount Beacon Fine Arts Gallery, in Beacon, N.Y. USA
Corrections, 2 & 3-D Art at the SomArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, California USA
Freedom & Art, Book & Exhibition, Micra Group Supporting Arrested Burma Leader, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi
Sun Pictures to MegaPixels: Archaic Processes to Alternative Realities (Pre-and Post-Modernist Photography), Joel Simpson — Curator, Ellen Carey – Juror (Hartford Art School @ the University of Hartford). Williamsburg Art Historical Center, Brooklyn, New York USA
The Exquisite Corpse, Dallas Artists Research & Exhibition (D.A.R.E.,) at the McKinney Avenue Center (The Mac), Texas USA
3-D Show, (Best of Show Award) Texas Sculpture Association, Trammell Crow Center Pavilion, Dallas, Texas USA
Cross Timbers, Ida Green Gallery, Austin College, Sherman, Texas USA
Raymond Nasher; Distinguished Service to the Visual Arts Award Exhibition, University of North Texas, School of Visual Arts, UNT Art Gallery, Texas USA
3-D Art, North Dallas Shared Ministries, HLC, Texas USA
Perceptions: Time & Being, Curator, N.R.H. Gallery, North Richland Hills, Texas USA
The Voertman Art Exhibition, Juried by Dr. Richard Brettell (Dallas) & Dr. Annegreth Nill (Dallas Museum of Art), University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton USA
Member's Show, Texas Sculpture Association, Trammell Crow Center Pavilion, Dallas, USA
Citation ‘91, Juried by Jim Edwards, & Susan Freudenheim, Texas Visual Arts Association, Cityplace, Dallas USA
The Last Third Sunday Exhibition, Center for Visual Communications, Trammell Crow Center Pavilion, Dallas, Texas USA
The Voertman Art Exhibition, Juried by Joseph Fawbush (NYC), University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton USA
Art for All Senses, Union Art Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton, USA
Member's Show, Texas Sculpture Association, Trammell Crow Center Pavilion, Dallas USA
Centennial, Chilton Hall, University of North Texas, Denton USA
A Decade of Showing Off, Allen Street Gallery, Dallas, Texas USA
Annual Group Exhibition, Juried by Joan Morganstern, Maggie Olvey & Hans Staartjes, Houston Center for Photography, Texas USA
TVAA 1990 National Spring Open Exhibition, Juried by Diana Block, Trammell Crow Center Pavilion, Texas Visual Arts Association, Dallas USA
Light Aberrations, Juried by Thomas Barrow, University of Texas, College Of Fine Arts & Humanities, UTSA, San Antonio USA
Altered & Alternative Photographic Images," Juried by Charles Debus, Allen Street Gallery, Dallas, Texas USA
Member's Show, Texas Sculpture Association, Trammell Crow Center Pavilion, Dallas USA
Exposicion 60 Anniversary, Curated, Galiera Azul, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Photographs Superb, (Juried) Level One Gallery, Plaza of the Americas, Dallas, Texas USA
The 'O' Show, Invitational, Curated, Ruth Wiseman Gallery, Deep Ellum, Dallas, Texas USA
Annual Artist Exhibition, Juried, Houston Center for Photography, Texas USA
Gallery Artist's Show, Ruth Wiseman Gallery, Deep Ellum, Dallas, Texas USA
Digital Dream Series Invitational, First InterState Bank of Dallas, Texas USA
Multiplex Series, Massimo Da Milano, (Solo Show) Dallas, Texas USA
Hospicio Cabanas (National Museum), — Solo Show, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Mayo-Bravo, (Premiere Solo Show), Curated, Galiera Azul, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Outside, Juried by Peggy Sue Howard Crescent Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky USA
Annual Group Exhibition, Juried, Multiplex Series Premiere, Houston Center for Photography, Texas USA
Retrospective Show, Invitational, Allen Street Gallery, Dallas, Texas USA
Western State Series, (Premiere) Turtle Creek Gallery, Dallas Texas USA
Nature's Portfolio, Invitational, Allen Street Gallery, Dallas, Texas USA
Birds, Heard Museum, McKinney, Texas USA
Silent Statements, Allen Street Gallery, Dallas, Texas USA
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from July 24 2016