Mick Moon studied at Chelsea School of Art, London from 1958 to 1962 and at the Royal College of Art, London from 1962 to 1963. He was Senior Lecture at the Slade School of Fine Art, London from 1973 until 1990, and was Artist in Residence at the Prahran School of Art and Design in Melbourne, Australia in 1982.
Moon’s first solo exhibition was held at Waddington Galleries, London in 1969, with subsequent exhibitions held there throughout the 1970s and 1980s. He has continued to exhibit in solo shows throughout the UK, the USA and Australia including the Tate Gallery, London (1976), Ikon Gallery, Birmingham (1980), Macquaire Galleries, Sydney (1982), Dolan Maxwell Gallery, Philadelphia (1986) and at the Bowles Sorokko Gallery, San Francisco (1996).
In 1980 Moon received a Major Arts Council Award and First Prize at the John Moores Liverpool Exhibition, and in 1984 he received the Gulbenkian Print Award. He was elected Royal Academician in 1994 and lives and works in London.