Tim Tozer Exhibition at MOMA Machynlleth will be his first UK solo exhibition.
Tim Tozer: The Second Visit
Ends 4 February 2017
Mon – Sat, 10am – 4pm
Born in 1969 in Portsmouth, Tim Tozer attended the Winchester School of Art and received his BA in Fine Art from the University of Ulster at Belfast, Northern Ireland. In 1994, he moved to the U.S.A. upon receiving the Andy Warhol Scholarship for study at the New York Academy of Art. Since earning his MFA in painting, he has taught at numerous locations in the US, including the University of Wisconsin-Stout where he is currently an Associate Professor in painting and drawing. He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota and is represented there by the Groveland Gallery.
Tim says of his work: “The paintings in this exhibition are, in many ways, an attempt to connect to a sense of home. Although I have lived and worked in the United States for more than 20 years, my work is informed by memories of the English coastline I grew up beside as well as the Welsh locations I visit and draw inspiration from today.”
The paintings are not, however, bound to one specific locale or personal experience; rather, through making them, Tim searches for a configuration of spaces, light and placement that resonate with something he cannot describe in any other way. Tim starts with people and places he knows from his own life in order to do this, but it is only when the work departs from these that the paintings have the ability to connect directly to the impulses that drive them.
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