George Kocar is an award-winning artist who has exhibited his paintings in over 300 shows across the United States. He has won numerous awards including a Jurors award at the Butler Institute of Art in Youngstown, Ohio in 1985 and 1998, Best of Show at the Ohio Exposition Center in Columbus, Ohio, a Jurors Award at the Western Colorado Watercolor Society in 2000, an award for printmaking at The Society of American Graphic Artists in New York in 2002. He has a B.A. from Cleveland State University and a M.F.A. from Syracuse University. George is a lifetime Cleveland area native.


The opening reception scheduled for Wednesday,October 26th, 5:30-7:00 PM. The show runs from October 26th-November17, 2011 with gallery hours: 9 AM – 2:30 PM, weekdays or by appointment.

Please direct questions to gallery director Robert Villamagna at 304-336-8370 or at [email protected]. You can follow the activities in the Nutting Gallery onFacebook.


Selected Illustration Client list:
American Health
Bostonia Magazine
Citadel Press
Cleveland Magazine
Denver POST
New York Times
Philadelphia Inquirer
Psychology Today
Texas Monthly
Washington Post
Selected one-person shows:
Case Western University, Cleveland, Ohio 2010
Beck Center for the Arts, Lakewood, Ohio
Fitton Center for the Arts The Ohio State University
American Greetings Corporate Gallery
Ashtabula Arts Center
Montserrat gallery
Central Missouri State University
Erie Art Museum
Dennison University
Selected Collections:
Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio
The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & Museum, Cleveland, Ohio
Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, Missouri