“The experience of seeing is the most important part of the process and my aim is to translate that experience onto the canvas. My eyes are so much better at that than the lens of the camera. I feel a kinship and continuity with the entire flow of Western painting since the Renaissance. Having a sense of the larger flow and importance of Western art makes it easier to remain unaffected by the vagaries of quickly passing art fads.”
“I want the color to be beautiful and the drawing firm and secure,” says George. The artist marries external and internal forces through his work, showing the beauty of the world and his personal response to it. George has been influenced by painters in the Bucks County, Pennsylvania area, coastal Maine and its artists and the European tradition of France and England.