George Lloyd


George Lloyd is a painter and draftsman who has lived and worked in Portland, ME for three decades. The initial and highly formative phase of his forty-five years long artistic career was spent in the San Francisco Bay Area. Mr. Lloyd is a native Bostonian. He is a graduate of both the Rhode Island School of Design and the Yale University School of Art. He has taught at numerous schools, including UC - Berkeley, Cornell, Wesleyan University and the NY Studio School. His work is represented in public and private collections, both in the USA and abroad. Museum shows include solo exhibitions at the Ogunquit Museum of American Art in 2001 and the Portland Museum of Art in 2006. Additionally, George Lloyd was a recipient of the Pollock Krasner grant in both 1994 and 2006. He was a Visiting Artist at the American Academy in Rome in 2002..

About George lloyd

Winthrop, MA, 1945

BFA - Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, 1967
MFA - Yale University, New Haven, CT, 1969

Portland, ME


2002 - Visiting Artist, American Academy in Rome
1995 - Elizabeth Foundation Grant
1994 and 2006 - Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

Museum Collections

  • Achenbach Foundation, San Francisco, CA

  • DeSaisset Museum, Santa Clara, CA

  • Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA

  • Ogunquit Museum of American Art, Ogunquit, ME

  • Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME

  • University Art Museum, UC-Santa Barbara, CA

  • University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor, ME

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2007

    Acme Fine Art, Boston, MA

  • 2006
    Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME
    “Between Plan and Elevation, the work of George Lloyd”

  • 2003
    University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor, ME
    “The Transition Years 1982-1984”

  • 2001
    Ogunquit Museum of American Art, Ogunquit, ME
    ”The Maine Years: Paintings 1982-2000”

  • 2000

    Hackett Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA

  • 1996

    Calbeck Gallery, Rockland, ME

  • 1994

    Kennedy Gallery, Holy Names College, Oakland CA

    “George Lloyd, The Bay Area Years, 1970 -1982”

Group Exhibitions

  • 1999  

    Wiegand Gallery, Notre Dame College, Belmont CA 

    “Drawing without Models”, works by George Lloyd, Abby Shahn, Joe Slusky and Chip Sullivan 

  • 1998
    Portland Museum of Art
    Portland, ME  

  • 1992
    National Academy of Design, New York, NY
    ”167th Annual Exhibition”

  • 1977

    Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA

    Six East Bay Painters

  • 1973

    Charles Campbell Gallery, San Francisco CA and Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento. 

    Joan Brown, Elmer Bischoff, Gordon Cook, George Lloyd

John Danos