Chris Moore

Chris Moore – Biography

Chris Moore has been a full time designer and artist for over 20 years.

Originally focusing on oil painting and portraiture, he later moved his attention to metalwork, completing an apprenticeship in traditional blacksmithing in Europe and then training in Bronze casting using the “lost wax” method.

After returning to New Zealand in 2003 Moore established his studio in Oratia and has since been creating and exhibiting his work in both painting, as well as forged steel, bronze, stainless steel and wrought iron.” 

He has shown his work in solo and group exhibitions throughout New Zealand and overseas, with commissions in both private and public collections, including: Waitakaruru Arboretum and Sculpture Park, Mairangi Bay Town Centre, and the Auckland Botanic Gardens.