George Birrell paints from memory and invention. His style, using bold use of colour and strong design, is instantly recognisable and he specialises in architectural and landscape paintings of his native Scotland, the east coast towns and the picturesque fishing villages of Fife, together with Scottish castles are favourite subjects for his paintings. Vigorous handling of colour, a bold palette and strong design are all hallmarks of his painting.
George Birrell is an accomplished and well-respected artist who exhibits extensively throughout the UK. His work is held in numerous private collections both in the UK, France and USA.