"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."

- Aristotle

Tim Shore Photo

Tim Shore
(not Aristotle - just an admirer)

For as long as I can remember, I've had a curiosity and yearning for knowledge; no matter how inconsequential or obscure. Sometimes the most important information on a subject is not always the most obvious.

I was born and raised in Bozeman, Montana where I earned a BA in Graphic Design from Montana State University.

I'm fascinated by visual communications. How we can sometimes speak in a universal language, but also convey unique ideas and customs through the dialects of different cultures.

After graduation from MSU, I moved to Seattle for better opportunities (and for the warmer winters). While in Seattle, I got my BA in Art History from the University of Washington with an emphasis on contemporary art.

Our collective visual language has been expanding since the birth of the visual arts and now even faster with the growth of digital technology.

My design aesthetics are informed by:

While working on the redesign of the web page at my job at Athletic Awards, I became fascinated with the world of web design. I enrolled in classes at Bellevue College on web design where I discovered the discipline of User Experience Design.

The integration of technology into the human condition is at the cusp of exploration. Presently, we need to place importance on the ethical considerations that this will have on mankind's future.

I completed my course works in both Web Design and UX Design at BC. To further my UX knowledge, I enrolled and completed the Certificate in UX and Visual Interface Design at the University of Washington. I am excited to utilize my knowledge and experience into my next ventures.


oil pastels on black paper


Brush Strokes
silk screen on paper


Self Portrait
cattle marker on paper