Biography / Artist Statement
Tim Oliver is a landscape architect and owner of a design/build landscape firm in Lubbock,
Texas. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture in 1983 from Texas
Tim holds Signature membership in the National Watercolor Society and the Western
Federation of Watercolor Societies. He is an exhibiting member of the American Watercolor
Society, Outdoor Painters Society, Southwestern Watercolor Society, the GAS Painting
Group and the West Texas Watercolor Society. Tim is also an associate member of the
Transparent Watercolor Society of America, the American Impressionist Society, the
American Plains Artists and Plein Air Painters of New Mexico.
Tim’s paintings are collected both regionally and nationally and he has won numerous juried
exhibitions, invitational exhibition and plein air competition awards. He is a founding
member and contributor to Urban Sketchers Lubbock and a past instructor and field painter
at The Plein Air Convention and Expo. Tim is active in doing watercolor demos for
watercolor societies across West Texas and his work has appeared on the cover of
Watercolor Artist Magazine.