Painter of our specially commissioned painting: ‘The Rose of Argyll departing the Gaps’

The painting was AUCTIONED on SUNDAY 15TH JULY 2018 on the main stage and it sold for £2,000.

Tim Hall

Born 1964 into a family of artists, Tim’s father Michael Hall trained at The Royal College and his mother Brenda Hall has shown at the Royal Academy and taught art for over thirty years. In addition to this Tim’s elder sister Robin Hall attended St. Martins and has a successful career painting and as President of The Royal Society of Portrait Painters.

After completing a degree in Fine Art from Kingston Art College in 1989 Tim worked in the art department of Shepperton and Pinewood film studios. Tim maintained his painting and took on some prestigious public and private commissions, notably a monumental piece for Air Products HQ, actors John Nettles, Peter Farrell and Brian Burden. In 2002 he came second in The Minto Prize at The New English Art Club ( NEAC).

In 2008 Tim founded the hugely successful ‘Cornwall Painting Holidays’ which he runs with his wife- fellow artist Henrietta Graham from their studio in Newlyn. Hall and Graham made history in 2014 by being the first ever couple to both be selected for the BP Portrait award at The National Portrait Gallery in London.

Tim was elected into The Royal Society of Marine Artists in 2015 where he has been awarded The Charles Pears Award and Sea Gallery Prize, he continues to exhibit his maritime work annually at The Mall Galleries.

This summer Tim has been selected for The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition with a monumental portrait of painter Ken Howard OBE RA, this can be seen hanging there from June until August 2018.