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)
Santa Barbara Museum (California)
First Boston Inc. (Washington DC)
Air India Headquarters (Bombay)

Key dates


• 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


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


• 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


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


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


Travel along length of Ganges


Travel begins for "Ganges Project"


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


Development of new water series from India


"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


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


Travel in China (Tibet) to develop and research series


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


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


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


Travel to Gujarat, India


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


Extensive travel in Tasmania


Tasmania watercolours series


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


1-man show Collection Gallery, London


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


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


1-man show Australian Embassy, Paris


1-man show Cadme Gallery, Philadelphia, PA


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


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


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


Continuation of series of Southern India.
Acquisition by Air India


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


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


1-man show at Holdsworth Gallery, Sydney, Australia


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


First 1-man show at Bodley Gallery, NYC


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


Exhibition Mercury Gallery, London


1-man show at Holdsworth Gallery, Sydney, Australia


Moved to London


Moved to Switzerland to study printmaking techniques and aquatint


Began full time art studies in Perth, Australia


Born Melbourne, Australia


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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