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Tim Mara, The Bust, 1989
Tim Mara Artist's Alphabet

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1948 Born 27th September, Dublin, Ireland
1953 Family move to London
1953-67 Attended St Joseph’s College, Beulah Hill, London
1967 Worked in advertising at The London Press Exchange
1968-70 Studied Foundation Course at Epsom & Ewell School of Art


Married Belinda Reeves
1st daughter Emily Gemini born
1970-73 Studied at Wolverhampton Art College, UK
1972 2nd daughter Alice Phoebe born
Awarded the Stowells trophy
1973-76 Studied at The Royal College of Art, London, UK
1973 Awarded British Airways Art Prize
1975 New Contemporaries Award
1976 Awarded major traveling scholarship, The Royal College of Art
Travelled to America
Joined Bagnigge Wells Studios, London, UK
1977 Set up Errol Street Studios with Chris Plowman, Tricia Stainton, Phil Griffin and David Jacobson
1977-80 Visiting Lecturer at various Art Schools most frequently Brighton Polytechnic and The National College of Art and Design in Dublin
1978 Greater London Arts Award
Commissioned to write the Thames & Hudson manual of screen printing
1980 Appointed Principal Lecturer in Printmaking at Chelsea School of Art, London
1982 Prize Winner 7th British International Print Biennale, Bradford, UK
1983 Set up home based printing Studio in Walthamstow, London, UK
1984 Prize Winner 8th British International Print Biennale, Bradford, UK
1989 Set up Wildman Corner Studio with Eric Great Rex and Martin Barrett
1990 Appointed Professor of Printmaking at The Royal College of Art, London, UK
1991 Study trip to University of Baroda, Gujarat, India
1993 Research trip to Stockholm, Sweden
1993-95 Appointed Head of Fine Art at The Royal College of Art, London
1993 Study trip to Calgary and Kelowna Universities, Canada
1995 Prize Winner 11th Norwegian International Print Triennial
1997 Awarded Honorary Doctor of Arts, University of Wolverhampton
1997 Died 12th August
© Text: Mark Hampson / Images: Belinda Mara
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