George K Tornaritis
George K. Tornaritis is active/lives in Cyprus. George Tornaritis is known for painting.
Biography George K. Tornaritis
George K. Tornaritis was born in Limassol in 1936. He grew up in Nicosia, graduated from the Pankyprion High School in 1953 and studied law at the University of Cambridge (MA and LIB Grays Inn: Barister at Law).
In 1996 he co-founded with Dimitris Pierides the Tornaritis-Pierides Marine Life Foundation on which he bestowed a great part of his collection of fossils and marine-life specimens from Cyprus. The Foundation has established two museums; the Tornaritis-Pierides Municipal Museum of Palaeontology, Larnaca, and the Thalassa Museum, Ayia Napa. Since 1967 he paints subjects relating to Cyprus.
In 1969 he exhibited in Famagusta together with the well-known painter John Corbidge. In 2009 he presented his works together with the
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