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About Geoffrey Hannah OAM

Geoff was born and raised in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales.

He started his own furniture business in 1973. On receiving a Churchill Fellowship in 1980 he travelled to France and England and studied furniture at the Palace of Versailles, the Louvre in Paris and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

Apart from being a gifted master craftsman Geoff is a renowned teacher of his craft having taught aspiring woodworkers from Longreach to Launceston and Muckadilla to Perth….not forgetting that he continues to conduct classes in Lismore.

Geoff was made an Honorary Fellow of the Southern Cross University in 2009 and in 2018 Geoff was awarded the Order of Australia (OAM) for service to the visual arts through the production of furniture and marquetry.