Seong Moy is active/lives in New York / China. Seong Moy is known for expressionist figure painting, graphics.
(from a gallery catalog published by Grand Central Moderns in 1967)
Moy was born in Canton, China in 1921, and came to the United States in
1931. He studied painting first in the Saint Paul School of
Minneapolis, with Cameron Booth, and then in New York, with Vaclav
Vytlacyl and Hans Hoffmann in 1941 and 1942. During the war Moy served
in the U.S. Air Force in the China-Burma field of operations
(1943-1946) as aerial photographer. The artist has a wide
teaching experience. University of Minnesota, 1950; Indiana University
1952-1954; Smith College 1954-1955; Vassar College 1955. At
present Moy teaches at Cooper Union, Columbia University, Art Students
League and conducts classes in painting and graphic arts in
Provincetown during the summer.
1948-1950 Fellowships to William Hayter's ATELIER 17
1950-1951 John Hay Whitney Fellowship
1955-1956 Guggenheim Grant for color woodcut illlustrations of Li Po Poems
Prizes from Minneapolis Institute Annual
1st prize for etching from the Philadelphia Print Club Annual
1965 Commissioned by the American Federation of Arts for a color woodblock poster
1967 Emily Lowe Award Audubon Artists Annual
1967 Society of American Graphic Artists Award
American Painting 1951 at Metropolitan Museum;
University of Illinois biennials;
Carnegie International 1955;
Whitney Museum Annual of Sculpture and Graphics 1966-1967.
(solo) : Hacker Gallery 1951; Over fifty solo shows through the years
including Esther Robles Gallery; in Japan the Kyoto Yamada Gallery and
in Syracuse the Everston Museum.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Brooklyn Museum; New York Public
Library; Pennsylvania Academy; Library of Congress; Smithsonian
Institution; Worcester Museum; Brooks Museum of Memphis; Indiana
University; Baltimore Museum; University of Minnesota; Smtih College;
Whitney Museum; The Woodward Foundation.