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In 1904 F. Luis Mora became an Associate Member of the National Academy of Design.  He was elected a full member in 1906. He was the first Hispanic member of the NAD.  In 1907, he was chosen as a juror for the Academy's semi-annual art exhibition.  In the painting below, the artist is depicted standing with his hand on the bench.  This painting is currently exhibited in the Metropolitan Museum of Art's American Wing.


F. Luis Mora (18741940) , The National Academy Jury of 1907, oil on canvas, 32 x 45 inches, collection The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Gift of Miss Rosemary Mora (the artist's daughter), 1941 (41.58)

The paintings below are scanned from exhibition notes.  They are in the collections of the National Academy of Design. 

  1. Portrait of artist Lillian Genth, 1910, 30 x 25 inches
  2. Portrait of artist John Taylor Arms, 1930, 30 x 25 inches
  3. Portrait of artist Albert Lorey Groll, 1906, 30 x 25 inches
  4. Self-portrait, 1905, 20 x 16 inches



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