Billy Moro-Wey

"My eyes see more than the hand can record in a single day. But I integrate select pictorial elements to create unique visual stories, in which my environment, humanity, and technology are blended into a unit."

Global Warming Observer - Oil on canvas 32 x 52 in.

Born in 1950, in Nigeria Billy Moro-Wey's parents wanted him to become a Medical Doctor. Billy studied medicine up to his Freshman year when he deviated to become a self-taught artist for several years before completing his graduate studied in Fine Art in Poland. Billy also earned a two-year Post Grad experience in Architectural Ceramics at the same University of Fine Arts, Poznan, Polland.

Billy has been a High School Visual Arts Teacher with New York City Department of Education for the past 20 years. Over 50 of his students have won Local, National, and International Awards and Prices. Billy maintains both Painting and Ceramic Studios in New York. His works are celebrated in many homes and institutions around the world. He loves telling critical thinking visual stories.

 

Education

Masters of Fine Arts from the University of Fine Arts, Poznan, Poland.

Post Graduate Experience in Architectural Ceramics from the same University.

Masters in Art Education, New York.

Little Bill - Oil on canvas 30 x 40 in.
Love on Earth - Oil on canvas 24 x 30 in.
Mother of Life - Oil on canvas 32 x 50 in.
My Friend - Oil on canvas 24 x 30 in.

This review was published by Circle Foundation for the Arts © CFA Press ∙ Images are courtesy of the artist


 

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