Artist: Tim Joseph
Medium: Poudre Canyon wildfire charcoal on watercolor paper
Size/Dimensions: 17" x 29" image; 27" x 39" matted and framed
Artist's Email: email@example.com
Artist's Phone Number: 570-337-3009
Artist's Address: 2366 Whitetail Drive, Sidney, NE 69162
Tim has a degree in visual communications from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and has been a professional designer and creative director for more than 30 years. Specializing in brand management and storytelling for companies through design, photography, video, and public relations, Tim has lead the creative efforts for a variety of companies, including directing the international creative and brand management teams at Orvis, Woolrich, and Cabela's. His illustration work has appeared in advertising, marketing and packaging and his wildlife art has appeared in a variety of shows.
"I originally planned to do a mixed media piece, but when I picked up the first piece of charcoal, I felt the power of the wildfires so strongly that I felt that the piece should be nothing but wildfire charcoal. So I set aside the other materials and concentrated solely on selecting various pieces of charcoal to bring out textures; from bark to raven's wings. From that point on, the image flowed onto the paper. I'm honored and happy to be involved with such a great concept and effort to help restore some of what was lost in the fires."
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