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Tim Fortune BA (hons)

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Sculptor Tim Fortune BA (hons)
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About Tim Fortune

Tim Fortune is an artist who`s work has been commissioned by prestigious individuals including Dame Elizabeth Frink and establishments such as Eton College and the National History Museum. He is also internationally in demand from architects and public authorities. His ideas are continually evolving and he is always finding a new creative direction. We are very lucky to have these pieces which exemplify his astonishing imagination and skill.

Exhibition History of Tim Fortune

1986 - Exhibited sculpture at Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts

1986 - One-man exhibition "Life in Iron" at Fire and Iron Gallery, Leatherhead - free standing and wall sculpture depicting plant and animal life.

1987 - Exhibited gate at Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts

1991 - Exhibited Gates depicting "The Four Humours" at the Avant Garden Exhibition, Barbican Centre, London and The Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.

Biography / CV of Tim Fortune

Tim was born on the 31st March 1959 in Salisbury, Wiltshire.

1975 - 78

He worked as a Trainee Blacksmith in Shaftesbury, Dorset and completed the CoSIRA two-year training scheme at Wimbledon in Traditional Wrought Ironwork. Gained an award for being the most accomplished student.

1978 - 79

Attended Salisbury College of Art to qualify for degree course.

1979 - 82

Attended Mancehster Polytechnic. Awarded First Class Honours Degree in Three Diminsional Design, using metal as principal medium.

1983

Set up workshop as Blacksmith and Ironwork Designer at Filleybrook Forge, Buckhorn Weston, Dorset.

1989

Puchased new workshop in Henstridge, Somerset with improved facilities and equipment.

1993

Puchased Riverside Blast Cleaning Services with additional workshop, giving facility for hot metal spraying - zinc, brass, copper, bronze.

Awards and Prizes of Tim Fortune

1987 - Awarded Addy Taylor Trophy for best exhibit at the New Iron Age International Exhibition, Hereford and the Building Centre, London.
1st Prize at the 2012 International Sculpture Festival

Acquisitions / Collections of work by Tim Fortune

Commissions:-

Eton College
Natural History Museum
Dame Elisabeth Frink
New Brunswick
Goodwod Sculpture Park
Bates Dorland
Compton Castle
Laugharne Castle
Bedford County Council
English Hertitage
Poundbury
Crest Developments.

Price Range of Work

Tim Fortune's work has a price range from £2,500 to £14,563

Mediums utilised

Tim Fortune's work is found in the following materials:

Artwork Categorised

Tim Fortune's work is found in the following categories on site:
Garden Or Yard / Outside and Outdoor Sculptures (4)
Abstract Contemporary Modern Outdoor Outside Garden / Yard Sculptures Statues statuary (3)
Abstract Modern Contemporary Sculptures Statues statuettes figurines statuary (2)
Minimalist Understated Abstract Contemporary Sculpture statuary statuettes (2)
Modern Abstract Contemporary Avant Garde Sculptures or Statues or statuettes or statuary (2)
Varietal cross section of Floral, Fruit and Plantlife Sculpture
Public Art Sculpture
Outsize Big Large Fruit Flower Plant sculpture statue statuaryGarden Ornament
Beautifully Useful Functional Sculpture
Objects of desire Sculptures
Stainless Steel Abstract Contemporary Modern Sculpture
Commission and Custom and Bespoke sculpture Statues
Poolside Sculptures
Cloud, Breeze, Wave and Wind Sculptures
Outsize, Very Big, Extra Large and Massive Sculptures
Plant Outdoor Outside Garden or Yard sculpture statue statuette
Architectural Sculptures

ArtParkS Sculpture Park Yearly exhibitions

Tim Fortune's work has been exhibited at the following yearly exhibitions held at the ArtParkS sculpture park:
2017 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
2016 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
2015 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
2014 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
2012 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
2011 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
2010 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
2009 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
2008 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
2007 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
2006 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
2005 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
2004 ArtParkS Sculpture Park Exhibition
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