Garry Pereira was born in 1974 and studied art at Norwich, Loughborough and Lowestoft Colleges of Art and Design. In 1999 he won the Hunters Scholarship for Fine Art and the Laing Painting Competition. In 2005 he was awarded first prize for the The Public Eye National Competition in London. He has exhibited widely: in the UK at the Affordable Art Fairs, Glasgow Art Fair, Islington Art Fair, Art London etc. Outside the UK he has exhibited in Dublin, New York, Cannes, Nantucket, Toronto, the Hamptons, Hong Kong and Singapore. He lives in East Anglia and he gains inspiration from the waves and dunes of his native Norfolk coast. In addition he makes frequent trips to the dramatic landscapes of Snowdonia and Scotland.