George Skepton

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George Skepton

Award wining portrait and illustrative photographer and artist, specializing in portraits, figure studies. abstracts, and floral images. Awarded by the Maryland Professional Photographers Association (MdPPA) Portrait Photographer of the Year 2014, first runner-up Illustrative Photographer of the Year 2014, and first funner-up Commercial Photographer of the Year 2010.

George is mostly self taught with various art education and photography classes at local colleges, MdPPA workshops, self study, museum tours, and continuing education classes. He has been seriously engaged in photography and art for about six years and is presently studying various acrylic and watercolor techniques using watercolor paints and various papers and watercolors, mixed media with digital inks, India inks, watercolors and acrylics and abstract digital effects with his photographs. He constantly researchs experiments with new methods and techniques, resultig in new art subjects. George’s art is mostly influenced by various Pre-Raphelite artists and … His work has been exhibited at Creative Alliance, Maryland Art Place, Gallery 788, The Crazy Russian, Rockwells in Fells Point, Penn Camera Gallery, Carroll County Arts Council, and the Sheraton Hotel in Columbia.

Mr Skepton is heavily involved in the local photography and art communities of Baltimore and surounding areas. One of his favorite art activities is photographing various fairie and mythical festivals around Maryland and sharing the festivities through his images with the colorful and costumed participants.

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