Elected 1978




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Geoffrey Beasley studied at the Royal Academy Schools and held an MA in Fine Art from Nottingham Trent University. He taught art in schools and was been Artist in Residence at a number of venues, see the list at the bottom of this page. He most recently worked as Part Time Art Tutor at Attenborough Arts Centre, University of Leicester. He said that his approach to art was to "study the work of the masters resolutely and to work from nature and life as much as possible".

Geoffrey Beasley's portrait of Ed was published on the front of the BP Portrait Award 2014 catalogue at the National Portrait Gallery in 2014.  His portrait of Will Self won the Charles Stanley Gold Prize at the LSA Annual Exhibition in the same year.  Another small painting from his series of portraits of Will Self appeared in the Royal Society of Portrait Painters Exhibition in London in May 2016.


Geoffrey Beasley

Rockingham School, Corby, Northamptonshire, 2009-2014
Leicester City Football Club
Guru Nanak Sikh Temple, Leicester
Haymarket Theatre, Leicester
Leicester International Music Festival