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Geoff W Birks
Geoffrey Woolsey Birks was born in Leeds, Yorkshire. He attended Bradford College of Art for 2 years as a full-time student and studied privately in the tuition of Fred Jones. However he worked mainly in the textile trade in the industrial towns of Yorkshire. And the North of England, rising to the position of Production Director.
Realising that the Northern industrial scene was in decline along with its inherent characters and skyline. He decided to capture some of these fast disappearing aspects of the past however in doing so he caught the humour and atmosphere of the Northern character.
Geoffrey Birks painting Northern Art was an internationally recognised artist, having exhibited his work in the U.K. Canada, U.S.A, Australia and South Africa.
After a long fight against cancer throughout which he continued business as usual. He sadly died at his home in Pudsey in December 1993.