Born: 1966. Nationality: British.
George Shaw was born in Coventry in 1966. From an early age Shaw knew that he wanted to paint. Disillusioned by the back to basics approach at art school Shaw turned to video art but realised it was not for him. After gaining an MA from the Royal College of Art in 1998 he worked for several years as a teacher, returning to painting in his thirties. In 1996 he started to paint scenes of Tile Hill in Coventry his childhood home.
He has exhibited in various group and solo exhibitions and his work is owned by various Public Collections including Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, the Tate and Deutsche Bank.