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Artist George Kyle


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George Kyle maintains a studio in Long Beach, California, where he paints in the traditional genres of figure, landscape, seascape, and still-life.  His work has been exhibited in Kyoto, Japan, Monaco, Los Angeles, and Scottsdale, Arizona.  He began his studies in drawing and painting with Norman Lundin in Seattle at the University of Washington, and later at California State University, Fullerton, with artist/professor Don Lagerberg, and as graduate teaching assistant to professors G. Ray Kerciu, and Maurice Gray. 
He obtained a master's degrees in Art from California State University, Fullerton.  His first degrees were in French and German languages and literature from Indiana State University where he received a Bachelor of Arts with a double major in French and German, followed by a Master's degree in French.  In 1979 he was hired by the South Orange County Community College District to found the Art Department at its new Irvine Valley College Campus in Irvine, California, where he remained for the following twenty-five years as a popular professor teaching a wide range of painting, design, and drawing courses. 
 
Past exhibitions include several in California at the John Thomas Gallery formerly of Santa Monica, and Fullerton; the Orlando Gallery in Sherman Oaks; The Irvine Fine Art Center; The Downey Museum of Art; in Antibes, France:  Galerie Renée Laporte.  He has participated in several international and national exhibitions and has paintings in private as well as public collections in the United States, Tokyo, Paris, and Cannes, France.   Juried competitions included the “Grand Prix International de Peinture” in Monaco  as well as several “Best and Brightest” exhibitions at the Scottsdale Artists School where he received an award for painting and a scholarship.
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