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George Kozmon

GEORGE KOZMON, an internationally collected artist, is best known for his monumental architectural paintings, which have been widely exhibited and critically acclaimed throughout the US and abroad.


He is the recipient of numerous awards including The National Endowment For The Arts Individual Artist Fellowship, and four Ohio Arts Council Grants. His resume reflects over 30 solo exhibitions in commercial, academic and institutional venues, and over 100 two-person, invitational, or group shows.


Mr. Kozmons work is represented in prestigious public and private collections including the Cleveland Museum of Art, (Cleveland, OH), the Akron Art Museum (Akron OH), Hyatt Regency (Cologne, Germany), IBM (Armonk, NY), the Butler Institute of American Art (Youngstown, OH), Astor Residence Hotel (London, England), and the Progressive Collection, (Cleveland OH).


Commissioned projects include Halliburton Corporate Hq. (Houston, TX), Key Corp. (Cleveland OH), Turner Construction Co. (Columbus, OH), Ungerer GmbH (Pforzheim, Germany). The Cleveland Clinic (Cleveland, OH), Marriott Corp. (Arlington MD), and 12 large-scale works for the Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal, installed in 2013. (Abu Dhabi, UAE).


His most recent project was Cloudscape, an ambitious 8ft. x 80ft. canvas, painted on-site for IngenuityFest 2013, the premier art and technology event in Ohio, with attendance over 45,000.


As well as being a full-time artist, Mr. Kozmon is the Director of the Cain Park Arts Festival in Cleveland Hts. OH. owned, operated and directed his own gallery (Thrive an artspace), teaches, lectures, curates exhibitions for various institutions, serves on several non-profit boards, and is an active contributor to the culture of greater Cleveland.


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