Keith Coventry was born in Burnley, UK, in 1958. He is a British artist and curator, who lives and works in London. Coventry attended Brighton Polytechnic from 1978 to 1981 and Chelsea School of Art London from 1981 to 1982. Keith Coventry is represented by the Pace Gallery, London.
Coventry has shown internationally, mainly in the UK and in Europe, since the early 1990s. In 1997 Coventry was featured in the legendary 'Sensation'- exhibition of the Young British Artists. He has works in a number of major public collections including Tate; UK Government Art Collection; Arts Council; British Council; Museum of Modern Art, New York; David Roberts Collection, Museum of Modern Art, San Diego; Walker Art Centre, Minneapolis and Saatchi Collection. In 2010 Coventry was awarded the John Moores Painting Prize. His work was included in Double Act: Art and Comedy, an exhibition presented at The MAC Belfast in 2016. Coventry’s works have been displayed within recent solo exhibitions including: Tabula Rasa, Galerie Lisa Kandlhofer, Vienna, 2017 and Keith Coventry: White Black Gold, Pace Gallery, London, 2016.