George Murray was born and raised in Wilmington, North Carolina. After high school, he spent four years in the Air Force before attending the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. He graduated in 1975 with a business degree in Economics and later went back to fulfill his accounting degree from Barton College. After 26 years in corporate accounting, he left to pursue his dream of owning his own business and in 2004 opened Murray Art and Frame in Leland, NC. Portraiture has always been a passion of his. He is the Official Artist for Margaret Kerry’s book, “Tinker Bell Talks” (tinkerbelltalks.com) and he is the Official Artist of the Andy Griffith Show 50th Anniversary print.
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