Brian George


Brian George RBA ROI FRSA is a Derbyshire based painter and ceramicist. Throughout his career Brian has held numerous solo exhibitions in the East Midlands area and has shown work in major exhibitions around Great Britain and Europe.


Brian George’s work has been selected on numerous occasions for the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition. His work can also be seen in the permanent collections of Nottinghamshire Library Service, Heiligenhaus Civic Collection and the University of Nottingham. 


Alongside being an elected member of some of the most prestigious art societies within the UK such as The Royal Society of British Artists and the The Royal Institute of Oil Painters, Brian George is also a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and President of the Mansfield Society of Artists. 


When out of the studio Brian can be found at The University of Derby where is a well known researcher, lecturer and associate tutor. He, himself, is an honours graduate of the University of Loughborough and holds two masters degrees from Loughborough and Nottingham. 


Brian George’s inspiration for his works mainly comes mostly from the East Anglian landscape, Suffolk Second World War coastal defences and images of dereliction. In his paintings based on fêtes, parties, sports and summer activities the intention is to capture and convey, often through an exuberance of colour, a sense of joie de vivre.