Tim Biskup (Santa Monica, CA. 1967) is a Southern California artist whose practice is focused mainly on abstract and figurative painting, but extends into sculpture, printmaking and music. He studied fine art at Otis/ Parsons before entering the animation and illustration industries where he honed his technical skills. In 1999 he gathered a community of artists and began hosting live art auctions at bars around Los Angeles. He quickly found an audience for his personal work. His complex color and design theories pushed forward a decidedly populist aesthetic which has continued to develop and morph over the years.
Fueled by the raw energy of punk rock and influenced by the characters of Disney and Japanese anime, Tim Biskup produces paintings, sculptures, prints, and toys.
Now, with an established following and over a dozen solo exhibitions under his belt, he is beginning work on a mid-career retrospective book and museum exhibition slated for launch in 2017.
Santa Monica, CA, 1967.
Works and lives in Los Angeles, CA.
Fine Arts at Otis/Parsons.
A STEP FELT IN FULL (w/ Mike Biskup), Slow Culture, Los Angeles, CA.
CHARGE, Martha Otero Gallery, Los Angeles.
EXCAVATION, Antonio Colombo Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy.
FORMER STATE, This Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
AWSOME PAINTINGS (w/ Eric White), All Tomorrow’s Parties Festival, NY.
THE MYSTIC CHORDS OF MEMORY, Iguapop Gallery, Barcelona, Spain.
O/S (Operating System), Addict Gallery, Paris, Francia. The Artist in You – Jonathan LeVine Gallery, NYC, NY.
ETHER, Billy Shire Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA.
VAPOR, Gallery Engler, Berlin, Germany, June American Cyclops – Iguapop Gallery, Barcelona, Spain.
VIRTUE, Jonathan LeVine Gallery, NYC, NY.
THE PUSH- OVER, Billy Shire Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA.