Geoffrey Key’s work features in public and private collections across the world, including Hong Kong, France, Australia, America and his adopted home town of Salford.
His one-man shows have been held on four continents and he has been the subject of many articles and interviews.
Image features: Geoffrey Key at his first solo exhibition in Manchester - 1966
Lancashire life: Geoffrey Key - Lancashire's Greatest Living Artist
"At his recent London show he says that three pictures were sold to Beijing, three to Moscow & the Who’s Peter Townsend also bought one. ”That was my highlight” he said. Among his contemporaries at art college wereBernie Dwyer of Freddie and the Dreamers and British blues musician John Mayall.“Its my generation” Key says with a twinkle"
Perhaps the artist who stands out most is Geoffrey Key, who in recent years has attained considerablestature. His robust female forms show a self-confidence, which is compelling.
Geoffrey Key movie: Hong Kong exhibition 2000
Geoffrey Key movie: Ten pictures from Hong Kong
"Key combines skill with his innovative and personal language to produce a generosity to form, elegance of movement and richness of colour and tone."
Window, Hong Kong
"Key can make a magical scene in which figures belong to the communal world of each other. They radiate an intimacy which does not come from a direct or literary portrayal."
Sunday Business Post Dublin