George Guzzi

george guzziGeorge Guzzi graduated from Tufts University in 1956 with a BA in Chemistry and Biology He received an Arts degree from the Art Institute of Boston in 1959 and served on the Institute’s faculty from 1959 to 1965. George is a member of the American Society of Aviation Artists, the American Society of Marine Artists, and the Society of Illustrators in New York City, NY. He has traveled abroad for the USAF Art Program, vivsiting Panama, Italy, Germany, Spain and England to document Air Force activities. As a member of the NASA Art Program he has documented five launches, a landing and astronaut training at the Johnson Space Center in Texas. Two of his paintings traveled to museums around the world as part of NASA’s “Visions of Flight” show.

His bold knife work and intense colors have lent themselves to a varity of subjects which include fishing villages of Southern Europe, Maine coastal areas, beautiful women and aviation. His paintings have a casual literalness which imparts to the viewer the excellence fely by the artist in creating his works. In 1997, George and his wife, Rita, began teaching a landscape painting course in Talloires, France, for Tufts University and continue to do so today. George Guzzi’s paintings are in the permanent collections of the United States Air Force, Army, Navy and Coast Guard; also in the Naval Air Museum, the National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institution, the Pentagon, President and Mrs. Ronald Reagan, Baseball and Basketball Halls of Fame, Orbital Science Corp., Kennedy Space Center, Ford Motor Co., Susan Sarandon, Tufts University, L.L. Bean and WCSH TV, Portland, Maine; Phillips Petroleum Co., and Seagrams Distillers


SI Illustrators Annuals - #8, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 25, 27 and 28
“Painting Ships, Shores and the Sea,” North Light Books
“From Sabre to Stealth.” RAF Memorial Fund
“World War II Air War,” Aviation History
“Classic Warplanes,” by Walter Boyne
“Strokes of Genius 2,: North Light Books
Several calendars and posters pub;ished by the National Air and Space Museum
Aviation Week
International Artist

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Shaw Gallery, Naples, Florida
Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport, Connecticut
Art of the Sea Gallery, Thomaston, Maine