timTim Eads has spent the last 10 months building his canvas bag and shirt line and laying the groundwork for the launch of his brand. This past year he took business classes at Entrepreneur Works, developed dozens of fabric patterns and iterative prototyping, and tested the production process. For the past six months, Tim has sold his products at craft fairs and shows and developed relationships with local and national stores to carry his products.  Tim is working to develop a more artistic line of bags that would be the foundation of a designer line that he can take to market, improve product quality and provide better access to the hand-made movement in consumer goods. Tim will utilize SBMA funds to purchase additional fabric materials and pay for printer and sewing assistance.

BIO: Tim received his BFA from Texas Tech University and his MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art. Recent exhibitions include his works at Pentimenti, Vox Populi, Rebekah Templeton Contemporary Art; Delaware Art Museum, The Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, DE; Dumbo Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY; Penn State School of Visual Arts, State College, PA; Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX; Kemijarvi Gallery, Kemijavi, Finland; Galleria Kohina, and Joensuu, Finland and to name a few. Eads is in the public collections of The West Collection, Kirkland Museum of Decorative Arts, The Please Touch Museum and The Baronette Renaissance Hotel. Eads has been a visiting lecturer and critic at The University of the Arts, Moore College of Art and Design, Murray State University, and Penn State University. Eads is represented by Pentimenti Gallery in Philadelphia and owns a bag and apparel line.

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