TIM COCKBURN is an artist and printmaker who lives and works in the harbour town of Pittenweem in Fife. Born in Sheffield in 1955, he trained at Edinburgh College of Art. An award from the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation enabled him to paint in Tuscany and Umbria. He later travelled to South India and Sri Lanka, and worked at the Edinburgh Printmakers Workshop. Since 1994 he has lived In Pittenweem, where he produces detailed and lively paintings populated by a large cast of people performing the many rituals of contemporary life. He is particularly well known for his depictions of Scottish Country dance.
Tim became Chairman of the Council of the Edinburgh Printmakers Workshop in 1990 and served as Chairman until 1994. He has had countless One-Man Exhibitions throughout Scotland and has work in Private Collections in U.S.A., Canada, Australia, Colombia, New Zealand, Italy and Switzerland. His work is also in many Public & Corporate Collections in Scotland.