Artist: Sam Moore


Artist Statement

My artistic voice is an intimate canvas where my personal experiences, observations of the natural world, and the depths of my inner thoughts and emotions converge. Rather than being preoccupied with conveying explicit meanings, my primary focus is on the evocative expression of emotions—emotions that are inherently personal to each person and open to interpretation.

My work spans the spectrum from optimistic anticipation to melancholic reflection. I am drawn to the intricate dance between love, resilience, and compassion, each of which finds its place as recurring motifs. This is my voice, unflinchingly personal — and earnestly grateful for the privilege of translating the complex tapestry of my inner world into tangible art forms.


Samuel Moore’s creative journey was ignited during his formative years within an artistic family, where his uncle Puryear Mims exposed him to the world of sculpture. Hailing from Greensboro, North Carolina, Moore currently calls the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains near Asheville his home and creative sanctuary.

Moore’s sculptures dance between the realms of whimsy and emotion, allowing viewers to embark on a captivating journey through his work. He achieves this by harnessing the power of strong contrasts, intricate textures, and graceful movements. In doing so, he not only captures the essence of humanity but also pays homage to the beauty of the natural world.

Moore’s art has left an indelible mark, finding its way into numerous collections across the country. His ability to evoke profound emotions and stir the imagination through his art resonates with art enthusiasts and collectors alike.