Keith Purser b. 1944

1944            Born in Bromley, Kent.
1960 - 62    Purser attended the Sidcup School of Art.
1963 - 77     He travelled extensively in Europe and the Middle East.
1978            He settled in Sussex for five years and became a member of the Rye Society of Artists.
1983            Moved to Trebarwith Strand in North Cornwall where his output became more directly influenced by the landscape.
1987            With his relocation to Lincolnshire, his subject matter remained the coastline and sea, but his compositions became more simplified, echoing the wide horizons and emptiness of the fens.
1989             First one-man exhibition at Jonathan Clark & Co.
1994             Returned to East Sussex, renewed his interest in the coastline and the making of relief constructions, utilising objects found along the tide line. 
1995 -           Purser has remained in East Sussex / Kent where his painting has continued exploring  the relationship between the land and sea.
 
Keith Purser has had nine highly successful one-man exhibitions at the gallery and is widely represented in collections both at home and abroad.