Tim Tepe was born in 1953 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He graduated from the Art Academy of Cincinnati in 1975 and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Edgecliff College. Tim recently relocated to Collinsville, Connecticut and works as a graphic designer / web developer from his home office.
His commercial work began as the art director of WBGU-TV, the public television station for northwest Ohio. In this position, Tim developed a unique look for the graphics and set design with the innovative use of graphics and illustrations. He has continued to strive for the unique approach to design throughout his career.
Tim has received numerous awards and recognition for his art and photography. His illustrations have appeared nationally in corporate work for Hobart Corporation, Crescent Cardboard Company, St. Anthony’s Messenger and many others. Tim’s work has been selected to promote the Appalachian Festival and the Public Library of Hamilton County. His works are part of collections at the Ohio State House in Columbus and Children’s Hospital in Cincinnati.
Along with his commercial achievements, Tim has continued to develop his fine art style. His early work was primarily in pastels and watercolors and is part of several private collections. His work has been included in many shows over the years, including the Paint the Parks Top 100, Pastel Society of America Annual Show, Pastel 100 Competition, Hyde Park Show, Viewpoint, and the Arts Consortium. Over the last few years, Tim has returned to his favorite medium of pastels
Tim is a signature member of the Pastel Society of America, the Cincinnati Art Club, Canton Art Guild, and the Connecticut Pastel Socety.
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