George Gallo

 

George Gallo studied landscape painting with internationally renowned Russian artist George Cherepov. He’s had several solo shows, including three at Grand Central Art Galleries (New York City) and three at the Thomas Moxley Gallery (Santa Fe). In 1991 Gallo won the coveted Arts in the Parks Top 100 award for his landscape painting of the Delaware River Water Gap titled The River in Winter. Gallo taught landscape painting for four years for American Artist’s Weekend With the Masters. His work has been the subject of several articles in American Artist, Art of the West, and Fine Art Connoisseur. Gallo’s work is also featured in Oil Painting With The Masters and his solo book Impressionist Painting For The Landscape (both North Light Books).

Gallo is a member of the Salmagundi Club and an Artist Member of The California Art Club. He has been included in two of the American Masters exhibitions at the Salmagundi Club. In May of 2016 he had a retrospective at The Butler Institute of American Art (Youngstown, OH) and will have a second solo show there next year. His work is in the public collections of The Butler Institute of American Art and the R.W. Norton Art Gallery (Shreveport, LA), as well as in the private collections of Robert DeNiro, Meg Ryan, Gary Sinise, Mel Gibson, Bruce Hornsby, Chris Boardman, and Marshall Herskovitz, to name a few. Gallo is also a screenwriter and film director. His movies include Midnight Run, Bad Boys, Middle Men, and Local Color, a semi-autobiographical story of his early years as an artist.

Gallo is represented by Alpen Art & Antiques (Vail, CO), American Legacy Fine Arts (Pasadena, CA), George Stern Fine Arts (West Hollywood, CA), La Quinta Gallery of Fine Art (La Quinta, CA), Lois Wagner Fine Arts (New York City), The Seaside Gallery (Pismo Beach, CA), and Rich Timmons Fine Art (Doylestown, PA).