George C. Hemingway leads a dual life. He is a Wilmington architect and an artist. He prefers to paint en plein air and refine the piece later. He is represented by three North Carolina galleries. As an architect his accomplishments include designing the renovations and additions to the three North Carolina Aquariums, overseeing the preservation of the Oregon Inlet Life-Saving Station on Hatteras Island, and managing projects at Roanoke Island Festival Park.