Born in Hanoi, Vietnam. His father was the well-known Australian war correspondent Wilfred Burchett, (the first Western journalist in Hiroshima after the 1945 atom bomb).
His mother is the Bulgarian art historian and journalist Vessa Ossikovska.
1974 Studied at Lycée Janson de Sailly and Atelier Martin (drawing) in Paris.
1979 Master degree in mural art, Academy of Fine Arts (painting and mural art) in Sofia, Bulgaria.
1979-84 Worked as a freelance artist in Sofia and Paris (exhibitions of paintings, murals and illustrations for books).
1985 Worked as an Arts Advisor for the Aboriginal community of Maningrida in Arnhem Land, N. T.
Since 1985 lives and works in Sydney, Australia.
2005 Autumn Exhibition - Gallery Savah, Sydney
2004, “Depth of Field – Anamorphosis” Utopia Art Sydney
2003 New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale NSW
2002 New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale NSW
2002 “Aux Oiseaux Morts pour la France” (“To The Birds Who Died for France”), Alliance Française de Sydney
1999, "The Ultimate Horse Show", North Sydney Fine Art Gallery, Sydney
1998, "Symbiosis", Utopia Gallery, Sydney & New England Regional Gallery, Armidale
1997, "Artists from Abroad", Wagner Art Gallery, Hong Kong
1996, "The Art of Wall", Wagner Art Gallery, Hong Kong
1994, “Open Artists Studio Event”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
1993, "George Burchett: Paintings and Drawings", Lime Gallery, Sydney
1993, Contemporary Art Sale, Sotheby’s, Sydney
SELECTED COMMISSIONS & PUBLIC WORKS
”Odyssey”, 383 Kent Street, Sydney (Deutsche Bank – Leighton Properties).
Le Meridien Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
SBS TV & Radio and other corporate and public spaces in Sydney.
"The Great Wall", 450m2 mural in Cityplaza, Hong Kong.
"Ching Chu Gardens", mural in Shanghai.
"Island East", mural for Island East marketing suite in Cityplaza One (Swire Properties), Hong Kong.
Designs for Dutch Easter at Cityplaza. Designs for Chinese New Year and Saltimbanco theme for Cityplaza, etc.
New England Regional Museum, Armidale, NSW, Australia
National Gallery of Bulgaria, Sofia
Sofia City Gallery, Sofia
Fine Arts Academy Museum, Sofia
Editions Hatier, Paris
Deutsche Bank, Hong Kong
Ord Minett, Sydney
Swire Properties, Hong Kong
Hong Kong, China
Crossing Country, The Alchemy of Western Arnhem Land Art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, lecture series
Oz Graphix , Oz Graphix 2002, Australia
"Art On The Cove, A Collection Of Australian Art", EIE, 1990, Sydney.
Hong Kong: South China Morning Post, Aug. 5
1994 Eastern Express, Aug. 11, 1994
Overseas Chinese Daily News, Sept. 16, 1994
The New Evening Post, 28 Oct. 1994
Sing Tao Evening Post, 28 Oct. 1994
Eastern Express, 29 Oct 1994
HK Commercial Daily, 29 Oct. 1994
Ming Pao Daily News, 29 Oct 1994
Express, 29 Oct 1994
Ta Kung Pao, 29 Oct. 1994
Hong Kong TV
Hong Kong Radio
Swire News, Vol.21, No.4 1994
HK Standard, 25 June 1996
Ming Pao Weekly, 23 June 1996
Hong Kong Daily News, 1 July 1996
Ta Kung Pao, 25 June 1996
Hong Kong Economic Journal, 13 June 1996
Ming Pao Daily News, 19 June 1996
Ta Kung Pao, 2 July 1996; Sunday Standard, 23 June 1996
Ta Kung Pao, 3 July 1996
The New Evening Post, 23 June 1996
The New Evening Post, 27 June 1996
The New Evening Post, 30 June 1996