George Cleveland Andrews
(1911 - 1996)
George Cleveland Andrews was active/lived in Georgia. George Andrews is known for primitive fanciful paintings, portrait.
Biography George Cleveland Andrews
The following biography has been provided by Karen Towers Klacsmann, Adjunct Assistant Curator for Research, Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, Georgia.
George Andrews, Georgia's famed "Dot Man," found myriad ways to express himself visually throughout his life. Although his formal education ended with the third grade, his natural artistic ability was noticed and encouraged by one of his teachers—much to the consternation of his mother. As an adult, he amused his own children with his drawings and the toys that he fashioned from found materials. His painted rocks and vibrantly patterned paintings on the surfaces of all manner of everyday object led to the "Dot Man" appellation. In his final years, he achieved wide recognition as an
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