Freddie Timms, ‘Moonlight Springs Top Country’, 2008, Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery

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Freddie was born at Police Hole, Bedford Downs Station in 1944. He was a stockman and worked on many stations in the East Kimberley, in particular Bow River Station which was granted by the Government to the Timms Family, with Freddie’s uncle the late Timmy Timms as Chairperson.

Freddie painted with the best – Rover Thomas, Jack Britten, Paddy Jampinji, Henry Wambini, Churchill Cann. He has participated in numerous Group and Solo Exhibitions and his paintings have been collected/acquired by the most notable Galleries and Collectors both in Australia and overseas.

He travels frequently to attend Exhibitions within Australia, and lives between Kununurra and Frog Hollow Community to the south, with his wife Beryline Mung.

The measure of Freddie’s status in the Art World is that his works were included in the prestigious exhibition – Great Masters: From Tradition to Contemporary Art, Aboriginal Art Museum, Utrecht, Netherlands along with only 9 other aboriginal artists including Emily Kngwarreye and Rover Thomas.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2004
– Freddie Timms, Melbourne Art Fair (Gould Galleries)

2003
– Freddie Timms, Gould Galleries, Sydney

2002
– Freddie Timms, Gould Galleries, Melbourne

1999
– Recent Paintings, Gow Langford Gallery, Auckland, NZ
– Recent Paintings, Watters Gallery, Sydney

1998
– My Country, William Mora Galleries, Melbourne

1997
– Recent Paintings, Watters Gallery, Sydney

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS (2002 – 2008)

2008
– Last Tango at Wyndham, Raft Artspace, Darwin

2007
– New Legend: Recent works from the Kimberley, William Mora Galleries, Melbourne

2006
– Prism: Contemporary Aust. Art, Bridgestone Museum of Art, Tokyo
– Great Masters, Aboriginal Art Museum, Utrecht, Netherlands

2005
– Interesting Times, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
– Beyond the Frontier, Sherman Galleries, Sydney

2004
– Terra Alterius: Land of Another, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, University of NSW College of Fine Arts, Sydney

2003
– True Stories: Art of the East Kimberley, Art Gallery of NSW
– Kelly Culture: Reconstructing Ned Kelly, State Library of Victoria
– Jirrawun Jazz, Raft Artspace, Darwin

2002
– Blood on the Spinifex, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne
– Rhapsodies in Country, GrantPirrie at Art Miami, US
– Jirrawun Artists, William Mora Galleries, Melbourne

SELECTED COLLECTIONS
– National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
– New South Wales Art Gallery
– National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
– Art Gallery of Western Australia
– Art Gallery of South Australia
– Gabrielle Pizzi Collection, Melbourne
– Kelton Foundation, Santa Monica, USA
– Artbank Sydney
– Wollongong City Gallery
– Holmes à Court Collection, Perth
– Laverty Collection
– Aboriginal Art Museum, Utrecht, The Netherlands

About Freddie Timms

1946-2017, Bedford Downs Station, Australia