biography of Spencer Altemont MOSELEY (1925-1998)

Birth place: Bellingham, WA

Addresses: Seattle, WA

Profession: Painter, educator

Studied: Univ. Wash. (B.A., 1948; M.F.A., 1951); …cole Fernand Leger, Paris, 1949.

Exhibited: Kobe Exchange Show, Japan, 1965; Art Across America, SFMA, 1965; PAFA Ann., 1966; The Westó80 Contemporaries, Univ. Arizona Art Gal., Tucson, 1967; 73rd Western Ann., Denver Art Mus., 1971; Pacific Cities Loan Exh., Auckland (NZ) Art Mus., 1971. Awards: first prize, Pacific Northwest Arts & Crafts Fair, 1965; Ford Found. Purchase Award, 1966; purchase prize, 54th Ann. Northwest P&S, 1968

Work: SAM; Henry Art Gal., Univ. Wash.

Comments: Preferred medium: oils. Publications: co-auth., Crafts Design, Wadsworth Publ., 1952; auth., History of Painting in the Western World, Frontier Press Co., 1964. Teaching: Univ. Wash., 1949-70s.

Sources: WW73; Carraher, Optical Illusions and the Visual Arts (1966) & Proctor, Principles of Pattern (1969, Reinhold); Westphal, Textiles, catalog (Mus. Contemp. Crafts, New York, 1967); Falk, Exh. Record Series.