Geoffrey Lefever was born in London. He moved to Norfolk in 1963, and has lived and worked there ever since. He has been a member of the Norwich 20 Group since 1965.
He completed a BA Hons in Fine Art as a mature student at Norwich School of Art in 1983, and an MA in Fine Art at Nottingham Trent University in 2004. He is a Chartered Civil engineer, and a specialist structural engineer. He is also a qualified glider pilot, and a photographer.
Lefever has exhibited widely in Norfolk and the south east; in France (Les Baux 1974, Rouen 2007, 2008, 2012), in Poland (Ostrowiec, 2012), in Germany (Koblenz, 2011) and in Serbia (Novi Sad, 2008). He held a one-man show at the Stew Gallery in Norwich in 2010 and a thirty-year retrospective in Salthouse church on the north Norfolk coast in 2012. In 2015 (June – August) he will exhibit in Ipswich at the University College of Suffolk gallery.