George le chevalier

Exhibition October 3, 2019 − January 12, 2020
The Raleigh Museum of Contemporary Art presents an exhibition of the artist Georges Le Chevalier.

Georges Le Chevalier held his first major solo exhibition twenty-five years ago. Since then, his paintings have been widely exhibited nationally and internationally in such prominent galleries and museums as: the Drawn Brides Art Center in Philadelphia, the North Carolina Center for the Arts in Greensboro, the Art and Design Gallery at NC State University in Raleigh, the Central Gallery EU in Budapest, Exit Art and El Taller Boricua Gallery in New York and others.

After attending El Segundo High School, the artist received a Master of Arts degree in visual arts from the El Camino Community College in Torrance, California.

In 1987, Le Chevalier went to Spain, where he studied painting at the prestigious San Fernando Academy of Arts in Madrid. At the Academy of Arts, Le Chevalier was a student of the famous Spanish landscape painter José Sánchez.

In 1990, the artist received a Bachelor of Arts degree in drawing and painting from California State University in Long Beach, where he studied with Native American pop artist Richard Glaser-Danae, vector artist Domenica Crethar and New York feminist artist Mae Stevens . During this time, he studied with the legendary muralist from Los Angeles Elliott Pinkney, creating frescoes for specific locations around Long Beach and Los Angeles County.