John Timberlake


John Timberlake (b. Lancashire, 1967) is a London based artist whose combinations of drawing, painting and photography reflect a longstanding engagement with landscape and history. He is an alumnus of Brighton Polytechnic, the University of Greenwich, the Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program, and Goldsmiths College, University of London where he completed a practice/theory Ph.D in Art in 2012. Recent exhibitions include the international surveys <i>Beyond the Picturesque</i> (Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent), and <i>Pittoresk</i> (MARTa, Herford, Westfalen, Germany) both 2009; <i>Breakthrough: Works from the Collection</i> at the Imperial War Museum (2009 - 2010), Drawing Biennial 2011, the Drawing Room, London, and <i>After London<i>, a collaboration with art historian Dr Joy Sleeman (Slade/UCL) at The Stephen Lawrence Gallery, University of Greenwich, 4/3-2/4/2011. In 2012 he exhibited work in the group show Dark Sky at Te Pataka Toi Adam Gallery, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand, in the two person show Ron Haselden/John Timberlake at Galerie des Petits Carreaux, Paris, and the group landscape show Diamond Armour, at ARTicle Gallery, Birmingham City University.His book <i>Bussard Ramjet</i>, an illustrated fiction, was published by Artwords/Artis Den Bosch in 2009. He is currently working on a new body of work exploring painted landscapes.