Geoffrey Smith (English, b. Manchester 1945-) studied graphic design at Mid Cheshire College of Art. Although he has 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. His work has been sold in galleries throughout the UK.
A landscape painter inspired by light and atmosphere especially the effects on water, his favorite subjects being seascapes, harbors, rivers, and the places Venice, Provence, London and Cornwall.