Born and raised in Wallowa County Oregon, Tim grew up on a farm along the Lostine River where at an early age he liked to draw, photograph and carve wildlife and the natural environment around him. His first formal training began at Enterprise High School exploring drawing, painting, sculpting and the potter's wheel.
Working in bronze production for the past 30 years – Tim started at an entry level position, worked his way through production manager, and now owns his own business where he has used intimate knowledge of the process to produce original fine art castings in his shop for the past 17 years. This is where Tim creates and produces his original artwork near Enterprise Oregon. Tim handles all his own patina work on the sculptures, giving a personal touch to each bronze.
Tim’s first paid commission came in 1979, a portrait of Chief Joseph with a mountain back drop. Since that time he has been pursuing a professional art career participating in shows and displaying in galleries across the US. Tim’s artwork is enjoyed by collectors through out the United States and Europe. In addition to placing a 7ft bronze kokanee sculpture titled “River Dance” in Joseph Oregon, His commissions have included a 3’ x 5.5’ bronze wall relief of a Horse Drawn Combine titled ‘Harvest” for St. Anthony’s Hospital in Pendleton Oregon, and a life size eagle completed in October of 2013 for a private party.