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Participants: Tim Cockburn

Tim Cockburn

Tim Cockburn is an artist and printmaker who lives and works in the harbour town of Pittenweem in Fife. Born in Sheffield in 1955, he trained at Edinburgh College of Art. An award from the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation enabled him to paint in Tuscany and Umbria. He later travelled to South India and Sri Lanka, and worked at the Edinburgh Printmakers Workshop. Since 1994 he has lived In Pittenweem, where he produces detailed and lively paintings populated by a large cast of people performing the many rituals of contemporary life. He is particularly well known for his depictions of Scottish Country dance.

StAnza 2009 Events:

Wed 18 March | Exhibitions Launch
StAnza Directors, artist in residence Al Buntin; music from Ferryport Fiddlers
The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Café Bar

Exhibitions, Films and Installations:

Mon 23 February - Mon 30 March | Recorded Lines
Drawings by Tim Cockburn of poets & events at StAnza 2008
The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Bar & Bistro

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