George Lloyd is a painter and draftsman who has lived and worked in Portland ME for three decades. The initial and highly formative phase of his forty-five years long artistic career was spent in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is a native Bostonian and a graduate of both the Rhode Island School of Design and the Yale University School of Art. He has taught at numerous schools, including U C Berkeley, Cornell, Wesleyan University and the NY Studio School. His work is represented in public and private collections, both in USA and abroad. Museum shows include solo exhibitions at the Ogunquit Museum of American Art in 2001 and the Portland Museum of Art in 2006. Additionally, George Lloyd was a recipient of the Pollock Krasner grant in both 1994 and 2006. He was a Visiting Artist at the American Academy in Rome in 2002.