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George Luther Schelling

510 Brunges Mt Rd
Laceyville, PA 18623
Tel/Fax: 570 869-1510
Cell: 570 240-1000

Career Evolution: 1956-2020
Born: Worcester, Massachusetts, May 9, 1938
Art Education: Art Instruction Schools, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1954-56

George started his professional career in the mid fifties illustrating for advertising agencies in New Jersey. During his early twenties he was creating covers and story illustrations for the science fiction magazines. By 1963 his wildlife paintings were being exhibited by Abercrombie and Fitch and other galleries that specialized in wildlife art in New York City. Several successful one man shows followed. One of George's interests was in painting the moods of underwater with the aquatic creatures. They were extremely popular themes with the gallery clients and soon he developed a reputation as a painter of marine life. He didn't mind this new reputation and soon major magazine publishers such as Outdoor Life and Audubon spotted his work and he began doing commissions for them. This expanded his career to calendar, print publishing and editorial work plus shows in galleries. Many busy years followed. George's subject matter ranges from hunting and fishing scenes, wildlife, rural settings, seascapes, old buildings and whatever else he imagines or finds interesting. Explore and discover.

One Man Shows: Abercrombie and Fitch Co., NY, NY - April, May 1965, 66, 67 / The Sloan Gallery, South Orange, NJ - May, June 1965 / The A.B. Closson Jr. Co. Galleries, Cincinnati, Ohio - December 1967, 71, 74 / Grand Central Art Galleries, Inc., NY, NY - April 1975 / The Crossroads of Sport, Inc., NY, NY - October, November 1979 / The General Electric Gallery, Fairfield, CT - January-March 1981 / Not a complete list.

Illustration: Outdoor Life / Field and Stream / Sports Afield / Audubon / The Garcia Corporation / Boys Life / Animal Kingdom / The Conservationist / South Carolina Wildlife / Ranger Rick / Fishing World / Aqua Field Publications / Pennsylvania Angler / Georgia Sportsman / The Illustrator / Hartford Life Insurance Co. / Seagram Distillers Co. / Anheuser Busch Inc. / 3M Corporation / Sportsman Specialties / Intercontinental Philatelics Inc. / Not a complete list.

Exhibited: The Kennedy Galleries, NY, NY / Sportsman's Edge Ltd., NY, NY / Brandywine Museum, Chadds Ford, PA / Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada / Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC / Everhart Museum, Scranton, PA / Madison Square Garden, NY, NY / Grand Central Art Galleries, NY, NY / Husberg Fine Arts Gallery, Sedona, AZ / Reed Galleries, Independence, OR / The Art Emporium, Seattle, WA / Jackson Hole Art Gallery, Jackson WY / The National Art Museum of Sport, NY, NY / The National Arts Club, NY, NY / The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI / The Allied Artist of America, NY, NY / Not a complete list.

Member: The Society of Animal Artists.
"The Society of Animal Artists" - Devoted to promoting excellence in the portrayal of the creatures sharing our planet.

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