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The Three Bridges
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Halton Borough Council

The Three Bridges 1963

Geoff Yeomans (1934–2021)

Halton Borough Council

Artist and teacher, born in Birkenhead, Cheshire. He studied there at Laird School of Art, 1951–4, at Liverpool College of Art, 1955–6, then Birmingham Polytechnic, 1976–7. Yeomans went on to teach at Nuneaton School of Art, 1964–87. He worked extensively with David Berry-Hart and with him formed The Firm, four painters and two sculptors, including Geoff Wilde, Paul Littlehales, Ed Pooley and Mark Compton. Yeomans took part in residencies and workshops at Leicestershire schools, 1985–90; Lever Brothers, Port Sunlight, 1987–8; Cannon Hill Arts Centre, Birmingham, 1991; Queen’s Hall, Narberth, 1996; and Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, 1999. He was a prolific exhibitor of prints, drawings and paintings, participating in numerous group and invitation exhibitions.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)


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