George Shipperley is an impressionist artist who emphasizes originality, creativity, and color. His preferred mediums are oil pastel and oil stick. George is also an art instructor and the first awarded signature member of the Oil Pastel Society. His art can be viewed at fine art shows in the Chicago metropolitan and Fox Valley areas, by appointment at Shipperley Studios in Aurora, Illinois, and at galleries in Illinois, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania.

George resides in Aurora, Illinois, where in 1958 he met and married his lovely wife, Lois, and where the two of them raised three beautiful daughters and started a business together. It is also where George discovered and developed his love for art. 

While working in sales, George and Lois opened Henrich Art Gallery and Custom Frame Shop in Aurora, Illinois, which allowed George to fulfill a longtime aspiration of his. The gallery closed in 2011 after 34 years of success.

After his retirement from sales in 1994, George began studying art and soon emerged as a leading artist among his peers. Art quickly evolved into a second career that has repeatedly brought joy and fulfillment to George’s life. George never ceases to feel inspired to create, and his passion and appreciation for art continues to grow each year.