George Mamos
 Born  New York  1953

Most of his work since 1995 consisted of figures, portraits and still life in oil.  Early in his life he created a series of iconography which were exhibited at Lincoln Center.  Several years ago he was commissioned by the actor Telly Savalas to paint his portrait in oil, and more recently received a prestigious portrait commission of the Greek Archbishop of Canada.  He was commissioned and painted 2 portraits of the daughters of Danny Schiff (entrepreneur and owner of a NASCAR winning car) and his work “Plethora of Flowers” was selected by the Oil Painters of America for their past National Exhibition. The owner of horse “Hard Spun” which ran in the Kentucky Derby and Belmont Stakes purchased a rendition of his horse painted by George Mamos.  He was named by The Artists Magazine as one of 2007 Best Artists. Three of his works were selected for the 2007 Raymar Art Competition   His works have recently adorned book covers published by Worth Publishing, and his paintings are owned by various collectors throughout the United States, including Jamie Moyer baseball ledgend ("Prayer for Peace").

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George Mamos completed two years of drawing classes followed by 4 years of formal art training at Brooklyn College in New York, where he obtained a BA in Fine Arts, and thereafter attended The Students Art League of New York.  He has  participated in various workshops including Richard Schmid, private classes of Max Ginsburg and attended various paint outs given by plain air artists.  During the 1980's and 90's he supported his wife and 4 children by practicing law, while painting in his spare time.   In 2006 he returned to his lifelong passion and began painting full time.

Painting with Max Ginsberg at the Students Art League, NY

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