Represented by:

Grenning Gallery

Williams Fine Art Dealers


Born in 1971, Tim McGuire was raised in Buffalo, NY.

In 2008, he left his career as a kindergarten teacher in Los Angeles to pursue painting full-time in Florence, Italy. 

McGuire's work has been exhibited in the United States, The United Kingdom, Italy, Russia, and Canada.

Tim McGuire lives Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. 


Personal Statement

"In my work, I explore joy and possibility. I show the world to the world as translated by me. I happily embrace the shapes and colors that emerge as I work. I revel in the pure delight of creating something new."




2008-10        Florence Academy of Art
2005-06        Gottleib Studios
2004-05        Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art
2002-03        Florence Academy of Art​


2010- Present  Private workshops in NY and Tuscany

2015- 2018   The Artist Study, Southamton, NY

2010- 2018   Private Studio, Florence, Italy
2009-10        Florence Academy of Art
2005-07        Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art​


2020             "McGuire/Morfis" Grenning Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY                   

                       "Fenske and Friends" Grenning Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY

                     "Wild" Chase Gallery, Halifax, NS

2019             "Smaller Things" King Street, Bridgewater, NS

                     "Joy and Possibility" Chase Gallery, Halifax, NS

                     "Schools Out," Grenning Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY

                     Teichert Gallery, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS

2018             Russian-American Painting Alliance, Grenning Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY

                     The Artist Study, Southampton, NY

                     Saltbox, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia

2017             The Lunenburg Academy, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia

2017             The Artist Study, Southampton, NY

2016             The Artist Study, Southampton, NY

                     Grenning Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY

2015             The Artist Study, Quogue, NY

2014             Represent Exhibition, London, England

2013             Green Noise Exhibition, Plyos, Russia

2012             Shain Gallery, Charlotte, NC
                     Cafe Petrarca, Florence, Italy
                     Corsini Stables, 'Florence Academy Alumni Exhibition,' Florence, Italy
                     Galleria Tannaz, Florence, Italy
2011             Galleria Arno, Florence, Italy
                     Oliandolo, Florence, Italy
2010             New Britain Museum of American Art'Spring Gala,' New Britain, CT
                     Ann Long Fine Art, 'Young Collectors Exhibition,' Charleston, SC
Corsini Stables, 'Florence Academy Alumni Exhibition,' Florence, Italy

2009             New Britain Museum of American Art 'Spring Gala,' New Britain, CT



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  • Specializing in contemporary paintings, fine art oil paintings, plein air paintings, and figurative oil paintings.

  • Working in Italy, Canada, and the U.S.

  • Always painting from life. 

© 2021 by Tim McGuire