Kevin's work can be seen in public and private collections around the world, including:

United Kingdom:
The Tate Gallery (London)
The Fitzwilliam Museum (Cambridge)
USA:
Santa Barbara Museum (California)
First Boston Inc. (Washington DC)
India:
Air India Headquarters (Bombay)

Key dates

2013

• November:
Exhibition at the Waterhall of the Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery
• May:
Ribbon-cutting at new Atelier in Meilly sur Rouvres
• New portfolio website

2012

• Development of new Reflections series
• Move to new studio in Meilly sur Rouvres

2011

• March:
"Ganga 21" The Bharat Kala Bhavan Museum, Varanasi, India 2010 Under the High Patronage of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), Ministry of External Affairs (Government of India)
• August:
"Ganga from Gaumukh to Ganga Sagar" Rabindranath Tagore Centre, ICCR, Kolkata, India
• July:
"Ganga from Gaumukh to Ganga Sagar" Azad Bhavan Art Gallery, ICCR, Delhi, India
• May-June:
"Colors of the Ganges" 1-man show, Espace Contemporain de Beaune, France

2009

Completion of Ganges project
June:
"Beyond Reflections" 1-man show, Brian Elliot Gallery/Espace BE, Paris

2008

Ganges Project: production of oil-on-canvas series & travel diary of watercolours

2007

Travel along length of Ganges

2006

Travel begins for "Ganges Project"

2005

"Reflective" 1-man show, Gallery Number Nine, Birmingham.
"Vertical Dreams" 1-man show, Galerie Marumo, Paris

2004

Development of new water series from India

2003

"Le Rêve" 1-man show, Gallery Number Nine, Birmingham.
Return to India.
Longchamps acquired a painting using the image for their greeting card 2004. 1-man show, Exhibition Selmersheim Gallery, Paris

2002

"Reflections" 1-man show, Gallery Number Nine, Birmingham

2001

Travel in China (Tibet) to develop and research series

1999

1-man show sponsored by Dortmund Water & Energy.
Travel to China

1998

Created CD-cover of jazz album by "Los Tranquilos"

1997

Gujarat series. Documentary / biography for television, Myriddin Productions UK

1996

Travel to Gujarat, India

1995

Created fresco in 12th Century tower at Chaudenay-Le-Chateau

1994

Extensive travel in Tasmania

1993

Tasmania watercolours series

1992

Travel to Tasmania / series of work based on movement of water

1991

1-man show Collection Gallery, London

1990

Publication of lithographs and etchings by Art Litho, Barcelona, Spain

1989

"Reflets sur l'eau" Exhibitions Gallery Busch, Berlin & Galerie Art, Beaune Festival International de la Peinture, Château Musée, Cagne sur Mer

1987

1-man show Australian Embassy, Paris

1986

1-man show Cadme Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1984

Exhibit with Gallery Henze at Basel Art Fair 15'84.
1-man show Gallery Règine Lussan, Paris

1983

Moved to Burgundy, France.
Acquisition by Santa Barbara Museum, CA

1982

Commission of drawings of Chaudenay-Le-Château by American Ambassador to France, Robert H Thayer

1980

Continuation of series of Southern India.
Acquisition by Air India

1979

Editions Alecto commission for lithographs (North Western Australia series).
Return to India

1978

1st travel to India
Acquisition of work by Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

1977

1-man show at Holdsworth Gallery, Sydney, Australia

1976

Publication of etchings by Editions Alecto, London.
Acquisition by Tate Gallery

1975

First 1-man show at Bodley Gallery, NYC

1974

Works in Spring catalogue of Gallery Henze, Switzerland.
Exhibition Redfern Gallery, London

1973

Exhibition Mercury Gallery, London

1977

1-man show at Holdsworth Gallery, Sydney, Australia

1972

Moved to London

1969

Moved to Switzerland to study printmaking techniques and aquatint

1967

Began full time art studies in Perth, Australia

1951

Born Melbourne, Australia

Biography

Kevin Pearsh, at the castle,  2010.

Kevin Pearsh was born in 1951 in Melbourne, Australia. Before moving to London in 1972, he attended fine art school in Perth and later lived in Zurich. By the age of twenty-five, Pearsh had works within the permanent collections of the Tate Gallery. He continued to live and work in London until 1983.

In 1982 Kevin was commissioned by American diplomat Robert H. Thayer to paint his 12th century chateau in Burgundy, France thus introducing Mr. Pearsh to the region that would become his artistic base, and place of residence.

While visiting Tasmania in the early 1990's Kevin was inspired by the power and beauty of the island's unique waterfalls. A phase of work resulted where water becomes the catalyst combining elements of luminosity and serenity.

In addition to the Tate Gallery, works by Kevin Pearsh can be found in the permanent collections of the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge and the Santa Barbara Museum in California as well in numerous private collections throughout the world.

From the start of the new millennium through to the end of 2002, Kevin developed a water series influenced by visits to China. Between 2002 and 2005 Kevin further expanded his work on the subject of water through aspects experienced while regularly travelling throughout India and Morocco.
Kevin Pearsh's work is infused with an intuitive perception of light and reflection. Regular travelling throughout India has heavily influenced his palette of colors and resulted in several projects for Air India.

From 2006 to 2009, Kevin Pearsh produced a collection of 21 large format oil-on-canvas works depicting the inner character of the Ganges River. These works highlight geographical features and illustrate a pilgrimage along the entire length of the river. The artist has journeyed by foot, boat and land vehicle from the river's source within the ice cave of Gaumukh in the Himalayas to the delta where the Ganges flows out into the Bay of Bengal. In 2010, the "Ganges 21" collection of oil paintings was inaugurated and exhibited under the high patronage of the Indian government – ICCR (Indian Council for Cultural Relations) - at the Azad Bhavan Art Gallery in Delhi. The exhibit then traveled to the Rabindranath Tagore Centre in Kolkata, and in early 2011 opened at the Bharat Kala Bhavan Gallery of the prestigious Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi.

In 2012, the Ganga21 collection travelled back from India to Europe and was exhibited at the Waterhall of the Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery from November 4th to 18th, 2013.

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