Libby George

is a pastel artist who makes her home in northern California; she likes her foggy coastal town and paints its neighborhoods often.

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The Artist Nature ~ trees, open fields, cloud-filled skies, and the ocean inspire my pastel drawings. Each drawing begins with a quick sketch, and later the lines are filled-in with color. The color and lines are blended together, destroying the form, and then the edges are brought back.

Much of my joy as an artist comes from sharing my work with others. Viewers are drawn to my work because there has been a point of intersection in our lives. In one brief moment, there is an inner acknowledgment that we saw or experienced something in a similar way. The work reconnects us to that moment.~ Libby George


Since 1974, George’s work has been exhibited in solo and group shows at galleries and museums in the United States and abroad,including, the Morris Graves Museum of Art in Eureka, California; the California Museum of Art, Luther Burbank Center in Santa Rosa, California; the University of California, San Francisco; and the College of Art in Kumasi, Ghana, Africa. In addition, her pastels and prints are in public and private collections, including those of the U.S. Department of Interior in Washington D.C.; the College of the Redwoods, and the Clarke Memorial Museum in Eureka, California; the Save-the-Redwoods-League in San Francisco, California; and the Bureau of Land Management in Sacramento, California.

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Libby George

PO Box 445
Arcata, CA 95518