Born in Manchester
1945 Geoff Smith studied graphic design at Mid Cheshire College
of art. Although he had a successful career outside the art world
he continued showing his work at various galleries around Manchester
and Cheshire. Since retiring from business in 2001 he has painted
full-time in the Lake District but recently moved to live in York.
artist working mainly in oils he is inspired by light and atmosphere,
especially the effects on water, with his favourite subjects being
seascapes, harbours, rivers, and locations Venice, Provence, London
and Cornwall. His work has sold in galleries throughout the UK and
Exhibitions: Cumbria Open Art 2004, Life in Eden 2005, Lake Artists
Society 2006 Summer Exhibition and short-listed for Royal Academy
Summer Exhibition 2006.