Artist Studio 3D Tours
The Net Gallery is creating a series of behind-the-scenes 3D tours of our artists’ studios, offering an opportunity to engage with their work on a personal level. Next in our series is Tim Benson, a painter of portraits and landscapes, and President of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters.
Tim Benson | 3D Studio Tour
Click on the play symbol below to explore Tim’s studio. The tags inside the scan provide information about his work and process. Watch out for the yellow tag with special video content.
Tim Benson | Biography
Tim Benson is a London-based artist who has won numerous awards and is highly respected as a painter of portraits and landscapes. Looking beyond simple representation, he seeks to permeate his work with emotive, visceral qualities that elicit the attention of the viewer.
The standard of Tim’s practice has been recognised in his receipt of many accolades, including being elected as President of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters in 2018, and as a member of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters in 2019.
Tim is committed to raising awareness through his paintings, using his art to draw attention to important global issues. He has created work for a number of charity projects, including a series of portraits of children and adults who have received sight-saving eye surgery at the Kitwe Hospital in Northern Zambia, and a series focused on the people working on the frontline of the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone.