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Tim Clarke/ Ruby Red

Tim has been a practicing artist for over fifty years, residing and working in Leicester, United Kingdom. He holds a BA and MA in Fine Art, showcasing a rich academic background in his field.

His artistic journey includes a significant milestone with his first solo exhibition at Kidderminster Art Gallery in 1979, marking the commencement of his prolific career.

Throughout the years, he has actively participated in various solo and group exhibitions, contributing to the vibrant art scene. In 2000, he achieved recognition by winning a Lisa Ullam Travelling scholarship award, dedicating his skills to drawing dancers.

The year 2000 also saw him serve as Artist in Residence for the North York Moors National Park Authority, where he captured the Lyke Wake Walk in drawings and paintings for an exhibition commemorating its fiftieth anniversary. For the past 12 years, he has been immersed in his oil painting, prioritizing the creative process over seeking exhibitions.

Recently, he decided to explore new opportunities, resulting in notable successes in 2022:

- Seven of his drawings were published in the Drawings and Sketches special edition by Collect Art in Tbilisi, Georgia.

- One of his paintings was featured in the online exhibition "What I Would Have Missed" in St Petersburg, Florida.

- Another painting found a place in the War and Peace online exhibition by Barbagelata Contemporary Art Foundation, Barcelona.

- His painting received an Honorable Mention in the online portrait exhibition at Teravarna Art Gallery, Los Angeles.


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