George Politis lives in Thessaloniki in Greece. He works in several media, but he prefers watermedia for their transparent and luminous results.
Currently (2009 - today) president of the Artists Society of Northern Greece (SKETBE), he is signature member of the American Watercolor Society (AWS), Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours (RI), North East Watercolor Society (NEWS), Arizona Watercolor Association (AWA) and Institute des Arts Figuratifs (IAF).
His paintings won many awards. He had solo exhibitions, including: Reims (France, 2013), Myro Gallery, Thessaloniki (2013), Techni Gallery (Kilkis, 2013), Piraeus Bank Convention Centre, Thessaloniki (2010), Geni Tzami, Thessaloniki (2006), Hellenic Centre, London (2002), Gallery 47, London (2001), Agioritika, exhibition organized by the Cultural Capital of Europe at the City Hall of Thessaloniki (1997).
He has also participated in numerous group exhibitions in Greece and in international exhibitions and contests (RI in London, AWS, NWS, NEWS, AWA, PPWS, SDWS in USA, the Shenzhen Biennial of Watercolour (China 2012) e.a.). He has served as juror in two IWS exhibitions and the Biennial of Watercolour in Estaimpuis, Belgium.
His paintings are featured in art books and catalogs: L'Aquarelliste, the Société Canadienne de l'Aquarelle's color magazine published one article on Miniature painting featuring some of his paintings, Spring 2000. International Artist published an article on his painting approach in 2001. Other articles and paintings have been published in The Artist, UK (2000, 2002), L’ Art de l’ Aquarelle (2012) and several other magazines.
I'll retire in due time, 40 x 30 cm, watercolour