George Sakkal


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University of MD Graduate School, PhD Policy Science studies

Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Master of City Planning

Texas A&M University, Bachelor of Architecture


Juried Awards:

Maryland Federation of Art, Circle Gallery, Annapolis, MD.

     Member Spring Juried Exhibit

          2007: Honorable Mention

          2006: Best in Show

     Member Winter Juried Exhibit

          2006: Best in Show

     National Juried "Art On Paper" Exhibition

          2006: Honorable Mention


Rehoboth Art League, First Regional Juried Exhibit, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

     Artists from six states plus Washington, DC

          2007: Award of Excellence: 2nd Best in Show

          2005: Best in Show

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown, MD

     Annual Cumberland Valley Artists Exhibition

          2008: Best in Show

          2006: Best in Show

          2005: Best in Graphics

          2004: Valley Art Association Award

          2002:  Best in Medium

          1995:  Best in Show

          1989:  Best in Graphics

          1988:  Most Popular in Show 

          1987:  Best in Show


Life of Maryland Gallery, Baltimore, MD

     Master of Collage Invitational, 8 artists

          1989:  Best in Show; Most Popular in Show

School #33 Art Center, Baltimore, MD

     Works on Paper Exhibition (NEA)

          1985:  Honorarium


Gallery Artist/Consignment:

2004 – 2009:  Light Street Gallery, Baltimore, MD

2005 – 2006:  Zenith Gallery, Washington, D.C.

2003 – 2004:  Westwood Gallery, Soho, New York, New York

2003 – 2004:  Artist’s Gallery, Columbia, MD

1986 – 1990:  Gallery K, Washington, D.C.

1983 – 1986:  Downtown Gallery, Washington, D.C.



2011: Art Fair Exposition, Javits Convention Center, NYC, November, CUVISM Art Exhibit & Keynote Guest Speaker

2011: Art Expo Exposition, Pier 92, New York City, March, CUVISM Art Exhibit & Guest Speaker

2010: Columbia Executive Offices, One Man Show, Columbia, MD, December,

2008: Columbia Art Center: Columbia, MD, One Man Show, "The Art of War, Iraq: Decisions from the First Year",

2007: Light Street Gallery, Baltimore, MD, One Man Show, The Politics of War, February - April

2006: Salon de Diversite, International Salon D'Automne Competition, Paris, France (December)

2006: IBM Building Lobby, 100 East Pratt St., Baltimore, MD. December, One Man Show

2005:Artists Exchange Program, City Hall, Cergy-Pontoise, France, Group Showing

2004:Howard Community College Art Gallery, Columbia, MD, One Man Show – “A Twenty-Five Year Retrospective”

2003:Columbia Arts Center, Columbia, MD, Collage Invitational, Two Man Show

2002:Sea Studio Gallery, Tenants Harbor, ME

1999:Washington County Museum of Fine Art, Hagerstown, MD, One Man Show – “Space, Time, & Survival”

1989:Life of Maryland Gallery, Balt. MD, “Master of Collage Invitational”

1985:Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

1984:The Hoffberger Gallery, Baltimore, MD

1983:Morris A. Mechanic Theater Gallery, Baltimore, MD


Faculty Instructor:

2004 to Present: Howard Community College, Columbia, MD, 3 credit Paper Collage Course

2003 to Present: Columbia Art Center, Columbia, MD, 2 non-credit Paper Collage Courses

2006: Contemporary Collage Art History, Columbia Art Center, 3 Week Seminar


Research Reports:

2008: The Validity of Post Modern Art Theory

2007: An Era of Ideology: Cultural and Political Conundrums