Vivian George graduated from Yale University, School of Art in 1981 with an MFA in Painting and Printmaking. She received her BFA in Drawing and Printmaking from California College of The Arts in 1975. In 1977, she was an MFA postgraduate student in Printmaking at the School of The Art Institute of Chicago.
Vivian has been an educator in Drawing, Painting, Design, and the Theory of Art at the University of Colorado Denver since 1996 where she currently holds the title of Principal Instructor. She has been faculty of Fine Arts at Metro State University, Regis University, International College of Beijing, and Rhode Island School of Design.
Her work has been shown nationally and internationally. Highlighted exhibits include Yale University Art Gallery, Morris Museum, Henry Street Settlement, and the DC office of Senator Michael F. Bennet. Internationally she has shown in exhibits in Palestine, Russia, and Mexico. Acclaimed reviews of her work have appeared in The New York Times, The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, and El Grafico (of Oaxaca, Mexico).
Vivian’s works are included in the collections of the Yale University Art Gallery, Livingston College, American Reinsurance, Boulder Police Department, Denver University and the Artist Union Collection of Moscow, Russia.
California College of the Arts