Keith was born in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. He received his Degree in Architecture at the University of Manitoba and is currently practicing architecture in Edmonton.
Keith works primarily in watercolour. Using the three primary colours, his paintings are very realistic in nature. He maintains a close association with painting and architecture. His work appears very detailed yet is really a composition of many transparent washes of colours establishing at first the tonal values and depth to the paintings with colour and detail appearing near the end of the painting .
Keith has exhibited and sold paintings in a number of galleries including Oxford Galleries on Whyte (Edmonton), Johnson Galleries (Edmonton), Grandin Office Interiors (Calgary) and Yukon Galleries (Whitehorse).
Keith's paintings have been sold all over the world. His paintings can be found in the collections of former premier Don Getty, Olds College,Alberta Hospital, Edmonton Public Library, Calgary Public Library, Shimizu Corporation (Tokyo, Japan) and various private collections in San Francisco, Tokyo, London and Singapore.
Keith is a member of the Alberta Association of Architects, the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, former President of the Edmonton Art Club, the Cosmopolitan Music Society and the Friends of Folding (origami), Edmonton.
Keithh's various awards including the Masonry Design Award (Alberta), Masters of Architecture Thesis Award, the Shimizu Travelling Scholarship in Japan, the Pittsburg Paints Award for Design and the Manitoba Association Award for Excellence in Design.
He also won an international design competition for the redevelopment of the railyards in Regina, Saskatchewan as leader of a design team from Japan.