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My Bio
George Pratt is a successful painter and author, whose work is in private collections in the United States, Canada, Europe, India, and Japan and has been exhibited in the Houston Museum of Fine Art and many galleries throughout the world. He received a BFA cum laude in Drawing & Painting from Pratt Institute, where he later taught for seven years.

George's documentary film, See You In Hell, Blind Boy, about his travels through the Mississippi Delta researching his blues novel of the same name, won "Best Feature Documentary" at the New York International Independent Film Festival.

George was included in Walt Reed's book The Illustrator in America 1860 - 2000. He was also awarded a Gold Medal in the Spectrum Awards of 2002. He recently was awarded the Eisner Award for Best Multimedia Artist at the San Diego ComicCon for his work on Wolverine: Netsuke, which he wrote and painted for Marvel Entertainment.

He currently teaches full-time at Ringling College of Art and Design.

Favourite Visual Artist
Too many to name, but Jeff Jones is way, way up there.
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Cat Stevens, Jethro Tull, John Renbourn, Pierre Bensusan,Gomez, Led Zeppelin, Jim Croce, Mississippi John Hurt, Skip James, Son House, Muddy Waters, Robert Johnson, Jack Owens, etc.
Favourite Books
Very Long Engagement by Sebastien Japrisot, Travels With Charley by Steinbeck, Depths of Glory by Irving Stone and way too many other books to even put down.
Favourite Writers
Steinbeck, John D. MacDonald, James Lee Burke, Stephen King, Jim Thompson, Charles Willeford, Cornell Woolrich, Joe R. Lansdale, Lyn MacDonald, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Ray Bradbury, Robert E. Howard, Mark Kurlansky, Donald Westlake, etc.
Favourite Games
Chess, Baseball, Tennis, Ping Pong, Halo (and all FPS), Scrabble, Boggle, and word games in general.
Favourite Gaming Platform
X-box and Mac iOS
Tools of the Trade
You name it it's going in there. :) Oils, Pen and Ink, Watercolor, Printmaking, Digital, etc.
Other Interests
Playing Acoustic guitar, Documentary filmmaking, Photography, etc.

Black.Light

Black.Light

Currently working on a major deadline for The Black.Light Project: www.bliacklightproject.org Cranking away on the work which has to be in by the end of the month. I'll post a pile of the images soon!

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curtis-macdonaldProfessional Traditional Artist
Nice work! Love the loose expressionist style.
Happy Date o' Birth!
yuch95603Hobbyist
i really like your work   it has a style that hard to describe..... very impressive! thank you for so much great work!
Artsouls143Professional Filmographer
many more happy returns of the day Have your cake and eat it tooParty10th BirthdAy Bounce Birthday Cake  :D birthday cake :ihavecaek: Me and My Birthday Cake Let them jump out of cake Happy Birthday Rei Lily Wishing a Happy Birthday Happy Birthday Rei Let them jump out of cake Party Monkey Birthday Sis Happy Birthday Bliss Remnants Carameldansen :8Bparty: Happy DeviantART Birthday Misc Emoji-04 (Happy Birthday) [V1] :birthdaybang: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :Bummies: :hologramhug: 2 Llama Emoji-55 (Happy New Year) [V3] Happy New Year 2011 
juhohamProfessional Digital Artist
You are my hero, fantastic style.
marcello-nicolellaStudent Traditional Artist
hi george, you are a realy great! i've made a short comics, and I was wondering if you could give it a try, maybe for some advice or an opinion:)...
thank you very much, this is the link:
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