Irish Farm Talk: The Secret Joy of Painting
Tim Hawkesworth grew up in Ireland, immigrated to the US in 1977. He has been showing in New York since the early 1980’s as well as other cities around the country and in Europe. His work has received considerable critical attention including reviews in the New York Times, Art News, the New Yorker, the LA Times, the Boston Globe and the IrishTimes. His writing has also been published by several art magazines. He teaches his workshops at different locations around the country including, Massachusetts College of Art in Boston, and Bennington College in Vermont. His work is in many public and private collections including the Brooklyn Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the IrishMuseum of Modern Art and the Dublin City Hugh Lane Gallery. He is currently represented by Littlejohn Contemporary in New York and Peyton Wright Gallery in Santa Fe. His work was recently featured in a solo exhibit at the Royal Hibernian Academy in Dublin and he is one of four Irish painters in â€œThe Quick and the Deadâ€ at the Dublin City Hugh Lane Museum.
Lala Zeitlyn claims her real education as an artist took place on the family farm although she studied painting at Bard College and Philadelphia College of Art. Her work has shown in and around the Philadelphia area and hangs in many private collections. She is also a practicing body worker and brings this knowledge to her teaching, exploring the many forms of access we have between body, mind and spirit. Lala has taught workshops with Tim Hawkesworth for the past thirteen years.