Tim Shockley is a contemporary sculptor living and working in Southern California’s Coachella Valley. A native to the region, Shockley’s art practice is directly inspired by his surrounding desert environment. The artist creates meticulously detailed works that bring forth a sense of Organic Surrealism combining natural elements into dream-like juxtapositions and structural hybrids. Shockley is a master of craftsmanship in a variety of media including; wood, metal and mixed-media assemblage. His diverse range of sculptural skills allows Shockley to execute his artistic visions into lucid realities.
Shockley has exhibited throughout the United States at venues including, Trigg Ison Gallery Beverly Hills, CA, Palm Springs Art Museum Annenberg Theater, Palm Springs CA, Laguna Beach Festival Pageant of the Masters, Laguna, CA, Coachella Valley History Museum, Indio, CA, 1994 Fact Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA, Palm Springs Fine Art Fair, Palm Springs, CA, Melissa Morgan Gallery, Palm Desert CA, International Exhibitions of Sculpture, Objects and Functional Art, Chicago, IL, International Exhibitions of Sculpture, Objects and Functional Art, New York, NY, International Exhibitions of Sculpture, Objects and Functional Art, Santa Fe, NM.