Tim Ridley

Tim Ridley

Penzance, Cornwall, United Kingdom

About Tim Ridley

Tim makes work about the division, opposition and collusion between animals and humans.
Drawing, performance, assemblage, film, collage, oil painting and the re-use of materials and objects is central to his work.
Tim won the Ovalhouse prize at Chelsea College of Art, and Gloucester University prize at the Open West in 2015.
He is a member of the committee of the Newlyn Society of Artists. Has exhibited in Berlin and Baku Zdonov in the Czech Republic and is represented by Daisy Laing, Penzance, Avalon in Marazion and Jupiter Newlyn.

Education

Currently studying for an MA in painting Plymouth College of Art.
Award from Cultivator for mentoring 2017
Newlyn Art School
Chelsea College of Art & Design, Fine Art BA

Events

Cultivator award for skills education for Etsy and Instagram promotion

Added the collage 'Everday' to #saatchitakeover on Instagram as part of the #foodart week

I am taking part in the #artistssupportpledge on Instagram with as Asssemblage called 'cowed'

Bowerbird, exhibition, Column Bakehouse, Ocean Studios, Plymouth, 2020

Drawn, residency Daisy Laing, Chapel St, Pz, 2020
PLAY Daisy Laing, Chapel St, Penzance, 2019

Imagine Falmouth, Highly commended, Falmouth art Gallery, The Moor 2019

Sol Force, Tremenheere Sculpture Gd, Cornwall 2019

Light Remnant, an exhibition of oil painted miniatures was shown at Floors in Baku Azerbaijan 2019

Island exhibition, Enys House, Penryn, Falmouth 2019

Cabinet a solo exhibition at Daisy Laing, Chapel St, Penzance.

Dogmonkey a miniature diptych has been accepted for the BEEP2018 exhibition in the Elysium gallery and Swansea College of Art, July & August 2018.
Open studio party, Friday the 25th of May at 40 St James Street Penzance as part of Bread Street Artists Trail.
'The Chosen One' miniature diptych has been selected for Imagine Falmouth exhibition, from the 11th of November 2017 till the 20th of January 2018.Falmouth Art Gallery,Municipal Buildings, The Moor, Falmouth
Cornwall, TR11 2RT

Tim was Saatchi artist of the day on October the 9th and received many lovely comments on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Tim will be at Brisons Veor in October for a week's residency on wonderful Cape Cornwall. I intend to make more in the series of miniature diptychs that have proved to provoke and stimulate debate around animal rights issues.

Tim's solo show of paintings and collage at Daisy Laing's new gallery in Chapel Street, Penzance was well received, 6 artworks sold.

At Open Studios Tim sold paintings and postcards, opening for just one day.

A week-long residency at Warleggan, Bodmin Moor results to be exhibited in October 2017 at Terre Verte, Altarnun on Bodmin Moor.

Tim sold a new painting before it was even finished to a local collector.

Tim's painting 'You were put in charge' selected for the Ing Discerning Eye 2016 exhibition.

Two paintings 'Shoebill' and 'Lux Interior slight return' shortlisted for the Wells Art Contemporary exhibition 2016.

'Monkid' & 'Mr Foxy' two of Tim's paintings shortlisted for the National Open Art Competition 2016

A selection of work from 'Humanimal' exhibited at the Cafe Bar Gallery, The Exeter Phoenix March & April 2016

Tim was awarded a 'Grants for the Arts' by the Arts Council England to make a series of paintings entitled 'Humanimal' over the summer of 2015.

Tim won the University of Gloucestershire Award at The Open West 2015 at The Wilson Gallery Cheltenham.

Performance 'Birdspotting' at The Open West private view.

Newlyn Society of Artists NSA293 at The Penwith Gallery

Awarded a 'Grants for the arts' to make a body of work 'Humanimal' by The Arts Council

Collaboration with the poet katrina Naomi as part of #filmvpoetry @http://www.katrinanaomi.co.uk/category/film-v-poetry

Artist in residence at 'The Swordie' as part of the Newlyn Arts festival 2014

In Feb 2014 Tim moved to penzance, Cornwall.

The Wild Project, Summer 2013, Czech republic.

Second Skin video on Vimeo
http://vimeo.com/61182056

Pistols & pollinators, the Albert, London 2013

Exhibitions

VOLT solo exhibition at Daisy Laing, Penzance, Oct 2020

Bowerbird, exhibition, Column Bakehouse, Ocean Studios, Plymouth, Feb 2020

Drawn, residency Daisy Laing, Chapel St, Penzance, Jan 2020

PLAY Daisy Laing, Chapel St, Penzance, November 2019

Imagine Falmouth, Highly commended, Falmouth art Gallery, The Moor November 2019

Sol Force, Tremenheere Sculpture Garden, Cornwall June 2019

Tim Ridley performed 'Rock chick' at the Sol Force event at Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens June 2019

Light Remnant, an exhibition of oil painted miniatures was shown at Floors in Baku Azerbaijan 2019

Island exhibition, Enys House, Penryn, Falmouth 2019

Dogmonkey a miniature diptych has been accepted for the BEEP2018 exhibition in the Elysium gallery and Swansea College of Art, July & August 2018.
The Bison, a charcoal drawing on found wooden support was chosen to be part of 'Drawing Explored' exhibition at Tremenheere Sculpture Park Gallery, Gulval, Penzance, Cornwall till the 29th of May 2018.

'The Chosen One?' a miniature diptych was chosen to be part of the Newlyn Society of Artists (NSA), Critics Choice exhibition at Tremenheere Sculpture Park Gallery. My work was judged to be 'offensive and pretentious' by one visitor.

NSA 'Borders' show at Tremenheere Sculpture Garden.

Ing Discerning Eye 2016 at The Mall galleries, London.

National Open Art 2016, Mercers Hall, London

Wells Art Contemporary, Wells, Somerset.

'Humanimal' Art Council England funded, Penzance December 2015

The Open West 2015 at The Wilson, Cheltenham
Won the Gloucestershire University Award.

Newlyn Art Gallery Jan 2015

NSA293 at the Penwith Gallery 2015

Primary, Nottingham, 2014

X, K & C London, 2014