Geoffrey McCormack, is a native Californian, born in Berkeley, California. He attended Cabrillo College in Aptos CA then transferred to San Jose State University where he completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts and Masters Degree in Art/Sculpture. After graduating he began a 12 year period teaching Visual Arts at Cabrillo. Concurrent with teaching, he developed a freelance illustration studio directed at nearby Silicon Valley and beyond. After 30 years success with illustration, Geoffrey moved to Oregon and in 2007 dedicated to himself painting in watercolor.