Tim Johnson

Over the past 25 years artist and basketmaker Tim Johnson has explored the relationships of material, place, nature and culture. His diverse creative practice encompasses basketmaking and performance, photography and painting, sculpture and installation, textiles and costume, his work has been exhibited internationally.

He combines a deep respect for traditional basketmaking with his own innovations and enjoys using a wide variety of materials and techniques gleaned from his travels, research and his own creative practice.

Tim is an experienced tutor and has recently been awarded the prestigious Marsh Award for Excellence in Gallery Education and several awards for his baskets in Spain and Poland.

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