Agent: Philippa Milnes-Smith
Geoff Waring is a bold, imaginative and stylish artist, whose work’s clarity and wit stand out in the children’s market. His passion has always been image making, drawing or photographing anything and everything.
After studying Graphic Design at Manchester University Geoff moved back to London and began a career as a magazine designer and art director. Formerly Creative Director of Glamour magazine and Easy Living, Design Director for Vogue and Art Director for Vogue Australia and Elle, Geoff now does freelance art directing for clients including Boden, M&S, Monsoon, Tatler, Cath Kidston and Clarks.
Geoff’s Oscar book series, which he both wrote and illustrated, have been published in many languages around the world including the USA, France, Korea, Sweden and China and have won numerous awards including The English 4-11 Award for best Illustrated Children’s Book 2006 and an award from the Maison des Sciences in France. It has been widely adapted in the USA for educational curriculum resources.
Geoff lives in Kent with his wife and two children.