Keith Morant has been a painter for over fifty years and while he had some initial training, he has always followed his own path of non-compromising abstraction.
He lives and works in New Zealand but travels regularly to exhibit in America and Europe. Recent years have seen his work impact on the global art scene and he has been honoured with many International art awards.
2016: 'Morantics' Joint exhibition with Tricia Morant, Eastside Gallery, Christchurch.
2016: Honoured with 'Palm International Art' award, Leipzig, Germany.
2015: Monetary award for 'The Healing Power of Art' exhibition, Manhattan Arts International, New York.
2014/15: Recipient of ‘Certificate of Excellence’ at the International Palm Art Awards, Leipzig, Germany.
2014: Solo exhibition, 'Morant In Venice' Materiagrigia Gallery, Venice, Italy.
2014: Exhibited in 'Variations' International art, in Bologna with Trevisan International Art.
2013: Finalist in International competition, ‘Small Art – Big Impact’. Manhattan Arts International, New York.
2013: Exhibited at Ateneo Museum, Madrid.
2013: Citation and Award from the Vajra Art Project, Kathmandu, Nepal.
2013: Received the ‘Peoples Choice Award’ at the International exhibition ‘Little Treasures’, Bologna, Italy.
2012: Exhibited 'Songs For Sydney' Sydney, Australia.
2011: Honoured by'Trevisan International Art Award' for Services To Art in Ferrara, and Bologna, Italy.
2009: Awarded First Prize ‘President of the Republic’s Medal’ at the Premio San Valentino International Art Exhibition, Perugia, Italy.
2008: Honoured at Galeria de Marchi, Bologna, with ‘Premio Ercole D’Este della Critica (Critics Choice) award.
2007: Won the Florence Biennale. Lorenzo Il Magnifico Award. ‘Premio alla Carriera (Lifetime Achievement in Art).
2007: Presented by Trevisan International Art with ‘The Spirit In Art' Award at the Castle Este, Ferrara, Italy.
1985: Montana National Art Award, New Zealand.