George Barr is active/lives in Utah, California. George Barr is known for science fiction illustration, fantasy.
Biography George Barr
In a perfect world, you wouldn't be scratching your head and wondering who the heck George Barr was. He'd be just (and justly) as famous as Virgil Finlay and Kelly Freas. Since this world is anything but perfect, let me rectify this startling oversight.
Born in 1937, George was drawing at the age of three. Encouraged in high school by a local artist to develop his skills (and because he "liked to draw"), he sent away for the Famous Artists Course. After high school, he also enrolled in the local Salt Lake City Vocational School of Commercial Art. Neither course proved to be to his liking, though the latter gave him a working familiarity with many of the tools of the artist's trade.
In 1958, George discovered the world of scien
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