About Alan Pearson
Alan Pearson, born in 1929 is one of New Zealand's foremost expressionist painters and portraitist. He has a large public following and is represented in many public and private collections both in New Zealand and overseas. Pearson's life as an artist incorporates both painting and drawing.
"Alan Pearson is one of the most significant artists working in Australasia today. For Pearson, his art over the past four decades has been a quest, a journey to understand himself and existence, to give through his painting and drawing, definition to the essence of being in the universe." Neil Roberts in "Heaven and Blood" : Retrospective Exhibition by Alan Pearson", Robert McDougall Art Gallery, Christchurch.