GEOFF RILEY trained at Bradford College of Art as well as attending Bretton Hall a college specialising in the arts. Geoff then pursued a career in education which included 4 years teaching ceramics in South Australia. From 1990 Geoff has painted constantly and sales of his work increased likewise, he has exhibited successfully in many galleries throughout Yorkshire. Geoff loves to paint streets & buildings and the everyday life that surrounds them, he particularly likes to capture a nostalgic look back to past times. Geoff is fascinated by the pattern & beauty of bricks and stones and the part that light plays on the scene, he inhabits these paintings with characters to bring life to the painting and in some to tell a story. Geoff is also a landscape painter and his aim is to explore Scotland capturing its beauty in his pictures.