About Tim Longwell


Tim was born in 1958, raised in the south central United States in S.E Oklahoma, married in 1977, and now lives in the south central United States in S.E Oklahoma.

Tim has traveled a great deal across the United States, having spent many years as both labor and management. Tim operated a computer consulting service specializing in software and hardware support in Rehab Technology, helping people learn to use computers to overcome disability caused physical limitations to return to work and enjoying hobbies. He served on the Ohio State Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation, Lorain County Board of Consumers as board member and Chair, receiving multiple awards for his work in helping others.

After relocating back to S.E.Oklahoma, Tim served as Dark Sky Site manager for the Texas Astronomical Society’s (TAS) Observatory and Dark Sky Site in S.E. Oklahoma, sitting as a board member during his tenure as such.

In 2009 Tim became a published short story author in the 2009 Issue of Sci-Fi Almanac Anthology of Short Stories.

Tim’s hobbies include minor geology (collecting crystal forms of mineral,) and amateur astronomy. Still a somewhat avid amateur astronomer, is considering creating painting what is seen through the eye of the telescope or writing about the many discoveries and programs, discoveries and projects about space, space exploration and maybe some science fantasy or fiction to go along with his other artwork.

“I enjoy my art most when I was able to make a heartfelt connection with the canvas, as well the subject on the canvas. The artwork flows more relaxed, less “uptight.”  I somehow join in a symbiotic relationship with my artwork bringing much joy into my work that comes out in the paintings.”

Although Oil Paints are Tim’s favorite medium, he proficient in many mediums including; Acrylics, Charcoal, Colored Pencils, Digital Art, Graphite Pencils, Oil Paints, Oil Pastels, and Watercolor.