Tom Purvis

Tom Purvis was a British painter and commercial poster artist. His work was part of the art competitions at the 1928 Summer Olympics and the 1932 Summer Olympics.

Purvis was born in Bristol & studied at Camberwell School of Art and worked for six years at the advertising firm of Mather & Crowther before becoming a freelance designer. Purvis developed a bold, two-dimensional style using large blocks of vivid flat colour and eliminating detail.