George S. Sexton III, I.E.S., I.A.L.D

George Sexton established George Sexton Associates in 1980, an office dedicated to providing consulting services in the areas of lighting design, and museum design and planning services. He earned a degree in Architecture from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Prior to forming his own firm, he worked as a lighting designer for Claude Engle, as a museum specialist for the National Gallery of Art, as Acting Director for the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts in England, and as Chief Exhibitions Designer and Head of Design with the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. In thirty-five years of practice he has built an extensive history of involvement with challenging projects of all scales. He has established a highly professional and innovative approach to the field of museum and lighting design.

George Sexton lectures widely on lighting and exhibition design. He is a member of the Illuminating Engineering Society, the International Association of Lighting Designers and the American Institute of Architects.

George Sexton, as principal of the firm, is responsible for establishing the design direction, overall coordination, and execution of the firm’s projects.