George Ameal Wilson, spent his formative years in Texas, where he developed his love for cowboys, watching western movies with his grandmother. He is also fascinated with Native Americans. After moving to Los Angeles, he earning a B.A. in fine arts from California State College Los Angeles He had shows in Los Angeles, Denver, Tucson and Seattle. He recently moved to Nevada where he is still committed to his art. Some of his jury shows, Fairmont Hotel in Denver Colorado 1980, where he won best of show. The Green Valley Library Nevada, He took best in oils. He studied under Si Fountain for five years, he was also a student of Joseph Gibby for two years. Exhibits: Semantics Gallery, Edmonds Washington, Five Points Center, Denver Colorado, Wild Horse Gallery Moapa Valley, Nevada. Presentations: Prairie View College Prairie View, Texas, Bear Creek School Redmond Washington. Murals: ‘Kodac Film Processing House’ Denver Colorado, ‘T&T Railroad Museum’ Death Valley Junction, NV.
His was inspired by artist Norman Rockwell, wants his artwork to tell a story. People of all ethnic groups are part of the western experience. These ethnic groups contributed to our history and he wants to show this in his work. They were here; they did something; and he believes we need to open up to our history and see that this country was built by various groups of people. He saw no mention of these people growing up as a child. His goal is to convey his thoughts and messages through the people in his work.