Born in 1932 in Motherwell, Scotland, Moira studied in London at Harrow School of Art and Hornsey College of Art. She holds a London University degree in Art Teaching.
She has received many prestigious awards, and exhibited extensively in both solo and group exhibitions in the UK, Europe and North America.
Moira has undertaken many commissions for companies nationwide, and her work is in the collections of Alcoa International, Clwyd County Council, Hampshire County Council, the National Museum of Wales and Proctor & Gamble.
Moira is also the author of several books on drawing and painting