Tim Gustard

Beckstones Art Gallery and sought after artist Tim Gustard have had a close relationship for more than seventeen years, during which time he has made for himself an international reputation for painting Still Life which have been described by experts as the best in the world. Now living here in the Lake District, Tim Gustard was born in 1954 in Lincolnshire and studied art at Stoke City Art School where he received a BA in Fine Art. Tim Gustard’s work has been exhibited at the Royal Academy, Royal Institute of Oil Painters, Royal Scottish Academy, Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour, Royal Scottish Society of Water Colour Painters and other prestigious venues. Tim Gustard was a member of The Miniature Art Society of Florida and has won many numerous awards both here and in the USA and his work is in numerous collections both in the UK and around the world. Tim has exhibited at Beckstones since the 1990s and since 2002 every one of his eight one-man exhibitions of his work here have attracted huge interest, both domestic and international, and each time the entire collections were sold in minutes, setting successive records for artist and gallery. Eager buyers have regularly queued outside the gallery for many hours before it opened. Tim Gustard's next solo exhibition with Beckstones will take place from May 16th - 25th 2020.


Royal Academy 1981, 2009

Royal Institute of Oil Painters 1983,84,91,2005

Royal Scottish Academy 1987,88,89,90,91,92,93,94,95,96,97

Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour 1991, 2014,15, 16

Royal Glasgow Institute 1994,95

Royal Scottish Society of Watercolour Painters 1992,93,94,95,96


Finalist , Windsor and Newton young artist of the year award 1984 at the Mall Gallery

M.A.S.F. First Place Award (Acrylic section) 1994,99

M.A.S.F. First Place Award (Still life section) 1996,97

M.A.S.F. Purchase Award 1996

M.A.S.F. The June and Ben Gelbart Award 1998

M.A.S.F. The Jane Blake memorial award for best traditional miniature 2001


Tim has recently won the The Matt Bruce Memorial Award and featured in various media - click on the below to view.

Congratulations to Tim for winning the prestigious Matt Bruce Memorial Award from the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour 2019 Exhibition at the Mall Galleries - for the most outstanding use of light in his painting ‘The little pasta tin’. Very well done indeed.

The little pasta tin 480Tim Gustard award photo

Top award for watercolour artist


Tim was recently featured in The Artist Magazine - click the thumbnails to view.

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Tim Gustard exhibition 2020


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Additional Info

  • Media Acrylic
  • Size 20x11cm
  • Price SOLD

Additional Info

  • Media Acrylic
  • Size 52x32cm
  • Price £9,800