Geoffrey was born in 1954 near Stourbridge in the West Midlands. After obtaining a BA Hons degree in illustration and a couple of years in design studios he became a freelance artist.
His past clients include Tarmac, Pirelli, RNLI, M&S, Boots, BHS, the BBC, Oxfam, Embassy World Snooker and others, too numerous to mention. Almost all of his work is commissioned so he rarely gets chance to exhibit.
His fine art work is published by Solomon & Whitehead, and his work can also be seen on greetings cards and stationery items - the ginger cat Marmaduke being one of Geoffrey’s most well-known creations.
His lovingly executed work is always full of warmth and humour and is in great demand all over the world. We are delighted to have this rare opportunity to offer his work as limited editions of 100, personally signed by him
Geoffrey Tristram's charming images of cats at work, at play, and generally getting in the way have almost made him a national institution in his native England.
Although only 46 years old, Geoff has been a professional artist for 24 of those years. His work is well-known throughout the United Kingdom where it has appeared on postage stamps, record sleeves, advertisements, and as still life images and fine portraiture. He is known broadly for his love of
Originally it was a commission to paint a cat in a house setting that sparked his interest in painting cats in realistic environments doing all those things that cats and kittens love to do. He is a committed cat lover and is constantly borrowing cats to be his subjects, with the promise to their owners that he will immortalize them on canvas.