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George Colin

 (born 1929)
George Colin is active/lives in Illinois.  George Colin is known for naive, folk art style painting.

Biography   George Colin


Born and raised in California (b. 1929), George Colin lives in Salisbury, Illinois near Springfield, where he and his wife  Winnie run their gallery Colin Folk Art. 

Though he calls himself a folk artist, Colin doesn't fit into the unschooled or outsider art genre.
His early landscapes were representational, while his recent work has become more abstract, including studies of ballerinas, dogs, even turnips.

He began painting and drawing during the 1950's after subscribing to a Norman Rockwell correspondence course, and amassed a collection of over 7,000 pieces before being "discovered" in the mid-1980's by a Chicago photographer.  The retired flour mill worker has a body of work which includes over 10,000 dr   ...  Displaying 750 of 1593 characters.

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