Hunter George studied art, design, and photography at Virginia Commonwealth University where he earned his BFA before coming to work in Texas. As a graphic designer, he has been honored with numerous design awards from the Art Directors’ Clubs of New York, Los Angeles, Denver, Tulsa, and Houston; Communication Arts Magazine; Print Magazine; Ad Week Magazine; The Printing Industries of America; and the Dallas/Fort Worth Society of Communication Arts. He has served as past president of the Art Directors’ Club of Houston and as a member of the Texas State Board of the American Institute of Graphic Artists.
Since becoming a watercolorist, Hunter’s prize winning paintings have been featured in art galleries throughout the state of Texas where he serves as a current member of CASETA-Center for the Advancement and Study of Early Texas Art. A longtime member of the Watercolor Art Society of Houston, Hunter has had paintings accepted in the Houston International Watercolor Shows the last seven years which grant him “Elite Status” in this society.
He also enjoys membership in the Texas Watercolor Society where his work has been exhibited in the International Show in San Antonio. More recently, Hunter was honored by being inducted into the Geriatric Art Society with which he travels twice a year to plein air paint on site.
Hunter works out of his home-studio where, along with his original watercolors, he paints commissioned orders and produces Giclee prints and custom note cards.