Tim Long was born in Richmond, Virginia but grew up in suburbs of Tampa, Florida.
During his thirties he started his own company doing decorative concrete where he designed custom made patterns , textures and colors on concrete. He started his first steps of creativity and colors harmonies with the concrete industry and this lead him to the abstract painting during the raining season.
One rainy day in which he couldn’t work on the concrete industry due the weather he went both some paint and canvas to make some nice paintings for his house.
When he started painting he start expressing his emotions, his thoughts and his feelings. The result of this was so magic that He realized that he was born to paint , the way that this make him feel, was amazing he began to dream with colors, figures textures. His wife encourage him to do it because he was really good.
From that point on he start painting every day before and after work then more and more until that is all he does beside to spend time with the nature family and friends.
Tim Long has a big love for art and the nature together so he does his best pieces along the ocean or mountains in Florida or Costa Rica where his wife is from .
Long’s work has been described as “states of mind art” Long himself admits that his images employ cherished moments which express them self.
Long combines different techniques with acrylics, oils and any imaginable textures acrylics, in the same composition.
Long characterizes his work as an exploration of “ his imagination and his mood” to project all the reality of the world in an absurdity way where I found it” with many layers of meaning. Tim's ideas, colors and forms can communicate without any particular reference to a subject.
His bright happy creations of his emotions began to be sold out and purchased by people far and wide.
Bird of paradise