Robert "Boomer" Moore
Assistant Professor, Ceramic Art
West Virginia University
Robert “Boomer” Moore, born in Fargo, North Dakota received his BA from Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana in 1995. Mr. Moore received his MFA from Utah State University in 1999. Upon completion of his MFA, Boomer held the position of Studio Coordinator/Instructor for nine years at Ohio University in Athens, OH. Boomer joined the faculty at West Virginia University in 2008.
Boomer is a fellow of the Archie Bray Foundation in Helena, Montana, and Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, ME. He has presented numerous workshops at schools and institutions across the nation. Mr. Moore’s work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, in such venues as NCECA Clay National 2003, American Shino 2002, and The Fletcher Challenge 1998. His work can be viewed in may publications such as, The Ceramic Design Book, The Ceramic Glaze Handbook, and Claytimes Magazine. In 2004 he was awarded an Ohio Arts Council – Individual Artist Grant.