Opening Reception – Community Gallery Exhibition – Tim Sheesley

Join us for an opening reception for Things Kept (July 26-August 25, 2024)

Things Kept is an exhibition of lithographs by Tamarind Master Printer, Tim Sheesley. The work represents an exploration of color and compositions that revere simple objects.  The form of a primitive cabinet sets the stage for objects to be examined. Variations in colors and textures add mystery and emotion to memory of the objects.

About the artist
Tim Sheesley was born in Columbus Ohio, he is a printmaker who grew up in Oneonta, New York, moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico then to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and returned to Otego, New York with his family in 1992. For 40 years he has been owner and master printer of Corridor Press a collaborative professional lithography print studio in Otego. He is a founding partner of Otsdawa LLC, an online gallery promoting original prints. He recently retired as gallery director from the Martin-Mullen Art Gallery, at the State University of New York at Oneonta. He completed his undergraduate degree from SUNY Oneonta, received the distinction of Tamarind Master Printer from the Tamarind Institute of Lithography at the University of New Mexico, and received his MFA in printmaking from Tyler School of Art, Temple University in Philadelphia.

His artwork has been shown nationally and internationally.  A partial list of exhibitions includes, The Roberson Museum and Science Center, Binghamton, NY, Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, The Mansion: Regional UCCCA, Oneonta, The Cooperstown Art Association, Kirkland Art Center in Clinton, NY, Visions Gallery, Albany, NY, The Ink Shop, Ithaca, NY, The Corcoran Gallery, Washington DC, the George Mason Institute of Arts, Fairfax Virginia, LaSalle University, University of Pennsylvania, Palmer Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University, University Park PA, The Hewlett Gallery at Carnegie-Mellon University, Glynn Vivian Museum and Art Gallery in Swansea, Wales,  Breda School of Art Gallery, Breda Netherlands, The Woodmere Museum of Art, Philadelphia. The Banister Gallery, Rhode Island College of Art, Tianjin Fine Arts College, Tianjin, China.

He has taught printmaking at Tyler School of Art Temple University, The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Breda School of Art Netherlands, SUNY Oneonta, Colgate University, and at Syracuse University. He has also performed numerous workshops, visiting artist positions, and has curated and juried art exhibitions and competitions.

Thursday, July 25, 2024
5:30 pm — 7:00 pm (1h 30′)

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