Born 1948 in Nottingham, UK, George is the founder of the Tube-ism movement. After studying art in the 1960s he spent a number of years travelling around Europe before returning to Bristol to establish the movement. His work although related to "death and its mystical never ending cycle", is profusely vibrant and vivacious. Vernon is currently working on a series of paintings entitled The Resurrection Descending . Vernon's first children's book, The Corn Queen was published in 2004 and he has recently exhibited at the Royal West Academy. He has works in numerous public and private collections.