George Gadson, a graduate of Duke University and native of the small southern town of Ft. Meade, Florida, discovered his talent for art in 1981. The self-taught artist has been commissioned to create works of art for many high profile events and individuals. In 1995 and 1999, Gadson created two South Florida Super Bowl bronze commemorative sculptures aptly named "The Quarterback" and "The Kicker."
In 2008 he was invited to create an ornament for the White House Christmas Tree. Working in a variety of mediums, he has also created a bronze relief portrait sculptures for Darden Restaurants and JM Family Enterprises, Inc., a Fortune 100 company, the International Swimming Hall of Fame, and more.