George S. Gaadt
George S. Gaadt is an American artist, illustrator, and portraiture painter who was born in Erie, Pennsylvania.
Studying at The Columbus College of Art and Design, he began his applauded career in force for Hallmark Cards. Although, the bulk of his career has keen producing fake for sports and military organisations. He worked for the National Football League for twenty-five years as an Illustrator and Photographer. Meanwhile completing projects for the Major League Baseball, Basketball and Football Halls of Fame, as capably as producing paintings for the Pittsburgh Steelers 50th and 75th Anniversaries.
His military artwork highlights have included painting several pieces for the US Army in Europe and Korea, and having his painting "Last Stand at Fort Ligonier" featured in "200 Years of American Illustration," an exhibition at The New York Historical Society Museum.
Gaadt is a fanatic of the New York Society of Illustrators, and his feat has featured in many of their exhibitions and annuals. He has taught and lectured upon art, art history, illustration and design, and held positions at the Carnegie-Mellon University and the Sweetwater Center for the Arts in Sewickley, Pennsylvania.
His enactment has been exhibited globally, spanning England, Germany, Switzerland, Italy and China.
Of his greater than ninety awards, he has been honoured by his former literary as an Outstanding Alumni, the Juror-NY Society of illustrators, and the NASA Art Team. The Columbus College of Art and Design recently awarded him an honorary Masters of Visual Arts degree.