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artist's bio


The National Post wrote that "If Hoey were any more Canadian, he would be a doughnut."

Primarily self-taught, Timothy was heavily influenced by  his 'adopted' Father, a painter, builder and creative thinker, who would remark, "Figure it out for yourself and make your mistakes pretty”. 


His first solo show at 17 served as a catalyst to drive his creativity down many paths and styles: painter, writer, musician, tattooist, and all around maker of stuff.  His work has ended up throughout the world and he even ended up in a tent in Trafalgar Square at the steps of the National Gallery.  He's still wondering how that happened but glad it did. 


 He now lives on Vancouver Island, in Lekwungen Territory.

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