AT 25, SCHULMAN MANAGED THE JAMIE CANVAS IN SOHO, A POPULAR ART SUPPLY STORE FOR ASPIRING, CELEBRITY AND ART ELITES. THERE HE BEFRIENDED AND COACHED A STARVING ARTIST WHO REGULARLY USED THE XEROX MACHINE. TO HELP HIM MAKE MONEY SCHULMAN TOLD THE UNDISCOVERED ARTIST TO MAKE POSTCARDS HE WOULD SELL AT THE CASH REGISTER. THE POSTCARDS CREATED BY JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT CAUGHT THE EYE OF ANDY WARHOL, BOTH  PROVED CATALYSTS FOR HIS CAREER.

A YOUNG EXHIBITING NEW YORK ARTIST OF 19, SCHULMAN WORKED AS A GALLERY ASSISTANT FOR FAMED SOHO MARLBOROUGH, HERSHEL AND ADLER, BETTY CUNNINGHAM AND LEO CASTELLI GALLERIES, WHOSE SALES ROSTER INCLUDED LARRY RIVERS, JULIAN SCHNABEL  ROSS BLECKNER, ELIZABETH MURRAY, JOAN SCHNEIDER AND MANY OTHERS. ASSISTING HIS LIFELONG FRIEND AND MENTOR KNOX MARTIN PAINT THE LARGEST MURAL IN THE WORLD WHICH WRAPPED AROUND CHAMBERS STREET AND LARRY RIVERS REMBRANDT INSPIRED, DUTCH MASTER CIGAR SERIES. 


ALTHOUGH SHOWING SHOULDER TO SHOULDER WITH CONTEMPORARIES, SCHULMAN BELIEVED IT WAS NOT HIS TIME. TOO PROUD TO ASK AN AGED FREDA FOR HELP, CHOSE THE DOOR OF A HUNTINGTON LONG ISLAND HOME OVER AN EMERGING SOHO BUILDING GROUP  BUY SACRIFICING HIS ART CAREER FOR THE SAFETY FOR HIS YOUNG FAMILY, SCHULMAN OPENED SCHULMAN'S CANVAS STRETCHING COMPANY AND TAUGHT AT THE HUNTINGTON ART LEAGUE.  AFTER 20 YEARS OF BEING AN ALL NIGHT AND  WEEKEND PAINTER, FATE ALLOWED HIM TO HAVE THE MONEY AND TIME TO BECOME A FELLOW AT ESTEEMED ART RETREATS. IT WOULD TAKE ANOTHER DECADE, AND TRUE GRIT TO EARN HIS TITLE, "GEORGE SCHULMAN, MASTER FINE ARTIST".

GEORGE SCHULMAN IS PART OF ART HISTORY, HIS FIRST ART TEACHERS WERE MIRO AND MATISSE, MUSEUM ART COLLECTIONS WHICH SURROUNDED HIM IN THE BROWNSTONE HIS SECOND MOTHER FREDA DIAMOND, LIFE MAGAZINE BRANDED, "DESIGNER FOR ALL". 


​HANDSOME COLORFUL, THEATRICAL AND ARTICULATE MASTER ARTIST, GEORGE SCHULMAN'S PAINTING AND COLLAGES OFTEN LOOKS LIKE CANDY LAND-LIKE MAPS OF SOME FANTASY PLACE. AN ARTIST BY AT 4, HIS WORK REMAINS INFLUENCED FROM THE FABRIC LACE AND SCRAPS COLLECTED AT HIS GRANDPARENTS,  A SEAMSTRESS WHO MADE WEDDING DRESSES AND TAILOR WHO MADE SUITES AND REGULAR VISITS TO THE SWEAT SHOP ACROSS THEIR BRONX SHOP ALLEY, COLLAGES OFTEN MIMICKING ZIPPERS, BUTTONS, FOUND AND COLLECTED OBJECTS, OFTEN INCORPORATING SEWING AND MADE OBJECTS. A COLORIST, ART HISTORIAN AND DRAFTSMAN, CLASSICALLY TRAINED GEORGE SCHULMAN'S CAN WORK IN ANY STYLE ANY MEDIUM.


​​schulman’s Paintings are emotionally explosive linear dances on twisting whirlwinds in the unexpected palettes.Underlying everything is a Golden Section of grid work, establishing a foundation of mathematical or proportional harmonies much like music chords. Shapes and patterns sometimes appear to be a spider like web of strings or a lathe of dots traveling the grid, like snowflakes arriving to start their own patterned loam. Other times, colorful wefts and warps thrown like patchwork quilts with their colliding areas of fabric patterns moving in cross current tides, fanning in and out in all different directions.  


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