George S. Gaadt
George Gaadt is an American artist, illustrator, and portraiture painter who was born in
Studying at The Columbus College of Art and Design, he began his celebrated career working for Hallmark Cards. Although, the bulk of his career has involved producing work for sports and military organisations. He worked for the
His military artwork highlights have included painting several pieces for the US Army in Europe and Korea, and having his painting "Last Stand at Fort Ligonier" featured in "200 Years of American Illustration," an exhibition at The New York Historical Society Museum.
Gaadt is a member of the New York Society of Illustrators, and his work has featured in many of their exhibitions and annuals. He has taught and lectured on art, art history, illustration and design, and held positions at the
His work has been exhibited globally, spanning England, Germany, Switzerland, Italy and China.
Of his more than ninety awards, he has been honoured by his former college as an Outstanding Alumni, the Juror-NY Society of illustrators, and the NASA Art Team. The Columbus College of Art and Design recently awarded him an honorary Masters of Visual Arts degree.
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