George Morton-Clark was born and raised in Tooting, South London
He studied animation for 3 years at London University, Surrey Institute of Art and Design. After gaining his BA he left to pursue an art career but the animation aspect has never really left his craft. Now based in East London he has his work in major collections across the US, Europe, The Middle East and the Far East. George has exhibited alongside the likes of George Condo, Tracey Emin, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, Takashi Murakami and Damien Hirst. He has also collaborated with major brands including All Saints Clothing, DeLonghi, The Macmillan Cancer Trust and Penguin Books.
In 2018 he sold out his works in a major show in Beirut concluding with 24 pieces going to prestigious collections across the world.His works are large and bold canvases of oil and acrylic within a contemporary abstract form. He takes his inspiration from films, music, his travels and pop imagery.
“I want my art to excite people. I know I have created a decent painting when I look at it and feel my pupils dilate. I want the same to happen to the viewer and for them to experience something similar to what I did while painting it”.
– George Morton-Clark
George’s future projects include another 9ft rug with Knots Rugs in Chelsea this Autumn. With shows coming up this year in Hong Kong, Miami, Singapore and Paris with solo shows in Taipei, Taiwan, Seoul, South Korea and Beirut, Lebanon later this year.