1969 - ?

Jules Rory George was born in Haringey, London in 1969. He studied fine art and illustration at Winchester School of Art, Staffordshire University and Edinburgh College of Art, where in 1997 he was awarded the Andrew Grant Bequest. He worked alongside Master Printmaker Alfons Vytautas (born 1955) at Edinburgh Printmakers 1994-1998 and was awarded the Marjorie Fields award by Oxford Printmakers 2005-2006. Since leaving Staffordshire University in 1992 he completed his masters at Edinburgh College of Art in 1998 and now lives and works in Aldeburgh, Suffolk. His paintings and prints are based upon drawing, and he has worked on several diverse projects and commissions. Subjects have ranged from the Scottish African diaspora, auction houses, the Suffolk landscape, King’s Cross station, and the study of a Thai-Burmese border crossing. Since 2019 he has been working with fused glass with the glass artist Brett Manley. He has exhibited widely, with notable solo exhibitions including at the City Arts Centre, Edinburgh; Peter Pears Gallery, Aldeburgh; Bonhams, London and Bonhams, Edinburgh and the Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh followed his work as official artist-in-residence at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. His work has been commissioned and collected by numerous private and public organisations including Bonhams, City of Edinburgh Museums & Galleries, Laing O’Rourke, Leicestershire County Council, National Army Museum, National Museum of the Royal Navy, Royal Navy Submarine Museum, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Southampton University, York Art Gallery and 101 Engineer Regiment (EOD), Royal Engineers. Since 2011 Jules George has been a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainers and he teaches and runs printmaking classes for veterans at the Soldiers Arts Academy.

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