Tim Hawkesworth grew up in Ireland, immigrated to the US in 1977. He has been showing in New York since the early 1980s 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 Irish Times. His writing has also been published by several art magazines. His work is in many public and private collections including the Brooklyn Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, The Irish Museum of Modern Art and the Dublin City Hugh Lane Gallery.
He is currently represented by Littlejohn Contemporary in New York, Peyton Wright Gallery in Santa Fe and the Hillsboro Fine Art in Dublin. His work was featured in a solo exhibit at the Royal Hibernian Academy in Dublin where his work will again be on view this fall. He is one of four Irish painters exhibited, in a show titled “The Quick and the Dead” at the Dublin City Hugh Lane Museum. He has been his teaching workshops around the country since 1990.