The Dot Man
February 15 - March 27, 2004
George Andrews is the patriarch of a highly
creative family of artists and writers, a family richly blessed
with talent and deeply rooted in the soil of rural Georgia. By
choice, the former sharecropper, father of ten, and lifelong artist
never traveled outside Georgia's boundaries.
When his family moved from rural Plainview, Georgia to Atlanta
in the 1950's, George relocated to Madison and became a sign painter
for the City of Madison, where he spent the rest of his life.
His passion for painting was evidenced in the brightly colored
dot-filled rocks that soon began showing up around town. Adorning
rocks, furniture, women's shoes and "anything that did not
move," with bold, colorful dots, he became known as "The