Geoff Hands Artwork


Born in London

Writes for Conceptualfinearts (CFA), AbCrit and fineartruminations


1974-1976 Shrewsbury School of Art: Foundation Studies (Art & Design)
1976-1979 West Surrey College of Art & Design: BA(Hons) Fine Art (Painting)
1983-1984 University of London, Institute of Education: PGCE
1998-2000 University of Sussex: MA Creative Writing


1985-1991 Eastbourne VI Form College
1991-2015 Northbrook College, Sussex

Selected Exhibitions

2017 Gallery3 Shrewsbury

2017 Nigel Rose Gallery Brighton

2017 Conversation Pieces: New Paintings Coachwerks Gallery, Brighton

2016 Biophilia KI Europe, London

2015 The Round Georges Brighton

2015 Frickleton Fine Art

2015 Smallhythe Studio Tenterden, Kent

2014 Paul Badham Gallery Haywards Heath

2014 Arts & Business with Frickleton Fine Artvenues in Kings Hill (Kent), London and  Crawley

2014 20 Painters Phoenix Gallery, Brighton

2013 Drawing The Line Millennium Gallery, St Ives

2013 Brighton Art Fair The Corn Exchange, Brighton

2012 Brighton Art Fair The Corn Exchange, Brighton

2010 Ensemble Fiveways Artists, Chateau des Bosmelet, Normandy, France.

2008 Drawings and Paintings from Cornwall Northbrook College, Worthing

2007 The Last Union Place Exhibition Union Place Gallery, Worthing

2006 Midsummer Madness Claremont House Hotel, Hove

2004 Brighton Art Fair The Corn Exchange, Brighton

2004 10 Years On Crypt Gallery, Seaford

2003 Calm Pool Union Place Gallery, Worthing

2003 Grapevine Gallery Norwich

2002 Conjured Moments, Detached Fragments Crypt Gallery, Seaford

2002 Hang Ten Phoenix Gallery 10th Anniversary, Brighton

2002 Fab 4 Kingston University, Kingston Upon Thames

2001 External Members Exhibition Phoenix Gallery, Brighton

2001 New Paintings: Hands/Kinsella Food For Friends Restaurant, Brighton

2000 Colour Feature Oriel Myrddin, Carmarthen, Dyfed

2000 Reynolds Fine Art Buckhurst Hill, Essex

1999 Fab.Art Kingston University, Kingston Upon Thames

1999 A Landscape Memory University Of Sussex, Falmer (Solo Show)

1999 Santuarios De Barcelona Union Place Gallery, Worthing

1998 Hands/Monaghan/Windle Phoenix Gallery, Brighton

1997 Genre Paintings Horsham Arts Centre, Horsham (Solo Show)

1997 Paintings-Installation Phoenix Gallery, Brighton

1995 Contemporaries Horsham Arts Centre

1992 Saints And Sinners First Light Gallery, Brighton

1991 Closed Communities Germany (British Council)

1989 A Visitor’s Sketchbook/Croquis De Visiteurs Dieppe, France

1989 North Star 10th Anniversary Brighton Polytechnic Gallery, Brighton

1987 North Star Printmakers Central School of Art, London

1986 Brighton Studios: 1986 Red Herring Gallery, Brighton

1984 Mixed-Media: 1984 The Dixon Gallery, London

1983 Return Of The Seven Harbour Gallery, Chichester

1982 Geoff Hands & Kate Fargher Brighton Open Studios, Brighton

1981 Hands/Jones/Leftley/McLucas Aberystwyth Arts Centre

1981 St.David’s Festival Open St.David’s, Dyfed

1980 Mid-Wales Open Aberystwyth Arts Centre


University Of Sussex, Institute of Education
Brighton General Hospital
Private Collections in UK, Europe and USA

Alternative Biography