Dean Mosher – June 11, 2015

mosherDean Mosher’s epic historic paintings are located in museums, National Park Service visitor centers, and public buildings around the country, including the  Smithsonian’s NASM on the mall in Washington, DC, the United States Naval Academy, the United States Coast Guard Academy, the University of Virginia’s John Paul Jones Arena; NPS Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial; NPS Carillon Historical Park (in the Kettering Family Education Center near the Wright Brothers Aviation Center) in Dayton, Ohio; SUNY Gallery in Plattsburgh, New York; Mobile Museum of Art; Fairhope Museum of History; and Fort Meigs Visitors Center in Perrysburg, Ohio. Currently he is creating a large painting of the early campus of the University of Alabama for President Judy Bonner.
Mosher has served on numerous organization boards, including five years as Historian General of the Naval Order of the United States. He has been honored with many awards, including the Commander General’s medal for saving the archives of the NOUS. He is often sought out for lectures and presentations around the country and was the first Naval Heritage Lecture presenter for the Surface Navy Association at its Annual National Symposium at the Crystal City Hyatt in Alexandria, Virginia, in 2004, and again in 2006 and 2014.
Mosher lives and works in his hand-built castle home and studio in Fairhope, Alabama, which has been featured on HGTV and Absolutely Alabama.
His proudest achievements are winning the hand of his wife of thirty-six years, Pagan, and the raising of their two great children, Megrez Ravel and Cleveland Turner.
Mosher may be reached by email at His works may be viewed at his website,