Tim Eden | Artist

Worth considering...

  • To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it.

    Kurt Vonnegut
  • Art is never finished, only abandoned.

    Leonardo Da Vinci
  • If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.

    Vincent Van Gogh
  • Every true artist is at war with the world.

    Anthony Kiedis
  • Any fool can be happy. It takes a man with real heart to make beauty out of the stuff that makes us weep.

    Clive Barker
  • Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.

    Scott Adams
  • Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.

    Pablo Picasso
  • Never give up on a dream because of the time it will take to accomplish it. That time will pass anyway.

    Earl Nightingale
  • That which is imagined is never lost.

    Clive Barker
  • Inspiration does exist but it must find you working.

    Pablo Picasso
  • Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.

    Cesar Cruz
  • Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.

    Dr Suess
  • Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.

    Edgar Degas


Tim Eden is a self-taught artist whose more recent work comprises of classic figurative paintings with an underlying hint of surrealism. Tim looks to explore the ambiguity of human consciousness and our attempt to reconcile meaning for our own existence.

Growing up on the family farm - just outside the South Australian Mallee town of Geranium - his formative years were spent pouring over colouring books, developing intricate plans for racing cars and underground lairs and losing himself amongst the harsh and wondrous landscape, all the while avoiding rabbit burrows and king brown snakes wherever possible.

Imagination and creativity remained the constant companion throughout life, demanding expression through music, airbrush art, polymer clay sculptures and formally with a Degree in Industrial Design with Honours.

With a young family of his own and the change of perspective this brings, the need for creative expression outside the constraints of his product design career continued to bubble beneath the surface when in mid 2013 the seemingly obvious need to take it more seriously finally took hold.

Working mainly in oil, Tim aspires to produce work that leaves the viewer immersed within the deeper story behind the image, behind the eyes, behind that which makes up their own thoughts and beliefs.

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cogitatio [Latin] noun thinking, meditation, reflection thought reasoning From a series of works inspired by words of Joseph Campbell – “What am I? Am I the bulb that carries the light, or am I...



immergo [Latin] verb I immerse I plunge into From a series of works inspired by words of Joseph Campbell – “What am I? Am I the bulb that carries the light, or am I...



fuga [Latin] noun flight, escape avoidance Exile From a series of works inspired by words of Joseph Campbell – “What am I? Am I the bulb that carries the light, or am I the...

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