Herbert George is a sculptor and retired teacher. As a sculptor, his work has received support and recognition from the New York State Council on the Arts and the John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship. In the 1970s he founded TRACKS, A Journal of Artists’ Writings and taught the history of sculpture at Cooper Union in New York. In 1985, he moved to the University of Chicago where he taught undergraduate and graduate sculpture. He retired from teaching in 2006, and was awarded a Getty Museum Fellowship in 2007.