George Papassavas (born 28 January 1924) is a Greek painter who has traveled extensively throughout Latin America.
Born in Stavroupoli, Greece, Papassavas neighboring his father's will taught himself the techniques of the classical artiste at a young person age. At the age of 17, he was put into exile and provoked into labor by the invading Bulgarian army. After his recompense to Greece, he began formal psychiatry at the Athens School of Fine Arts. In 1955, after physical enchanted by the book Brazil: A Land of the Future by Stefan Zweig, Papassavas journeyed past his wife to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where he studied under Candido Portinari. In search of artistic inspiration, Papassavas made several trips throughout South America observing both its people and natural environment. At the terminate of 1967, he moved to United States and continued his spread in art at Harvard University.
The fall of 1974, Papassavas moved to Florida, where he became a U.S. citizen in 1978. To this daylight he yet paints. He and his wife currently divide their grow old between Florida, Maine, and Massachusetts. He has numerous one man and activity shows throughout Europe, South America, and the United States. His operate is included in museums, libraries, and both private and corporate collections. His art has moreover been featured in many newspapers, magazines, and books.
Bold outlines and warm colors picture his dominate style in painting.
Artists of Florida. George Papassavas, page 155–6. Alto, New Mexico: Mountain Productions of Texas, 1992.
Who's Who On The Arts, page 149. Miami, Florida: Jayell Publishing Company Publication, First Library Edition 1971–1972.
Who's Who On The Arts, page 109 & 117. Miami, Florida: Jayell Publishing Company Publication, Secondary Library Edition 1971-1972