Penelope Timmis SWA

Penelope Timmis lives on a farm in Shropshire. She studied at the Froebel Institute in Roehampton and in Shrewsbury. After a break to bring up her family, she returned to painting. Since then, she has had various solo and joint exhibitions and has sold regularly. Now an established painter, she exhibits throughout Wales and the West of England. Penelope won best entry with the Royal Birmingham Society of the Arts (RBSA) in 2009 and was shortlisted for the Daily Mail “Not the Turner” prize in 2004.

A fellow of the Royal Society Arts (RSA) she supports Shelta Cymru and their art auctions and presented an exhibition for the Prince’s Trust. Penelope is an elected Associate of the Birmingham Society of the Arts and an Associate of the Society of Women Artists. “Colour and movement are what I look for in all that I see around me and I hope are reflected in my paintings.”