Timothy P. Sheesley
Master Printer: Artist and Collaborator
Show Dates: August 24th - September 24th
Artist Reception: September 24th 4:30 - 6:30
Tim Sheesley was born in Columbus Ohio, is a printmaker who grew up in Oneonta, New York, moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico then to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and returned to upstate New York to Otego, with his family in 1992. For 31 years he has been owner and master printer of Corridor Press, a collaborative professional lithography print studio in Otego. For the past ten years he has also been the gallery director at the State University of New York at Oneonta, Martin-Mullen Art Gallery. 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 UCCA, 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; George Mason Institute of Arts, Fairfax Virginia; LaSalle University; University of Pennsylvania; 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 Art Temple University, The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Breda School of Art Netherlands, SUNY Oneonta, Colgate University, and Syracuse University. He has also conducted numerous workshops, visiting artist positions, and has curated and juried art exhibitions and competitions.