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Tim Prentice, Gridlock

On View in the Bruce Grand Hall

Tim Prentice (American, b. 1930) Gridlock, 2006 Aluminum "tiles" and wire Loaned from the Citi Art Collection © Tim Prentice


Tim Prentice

Prentice Colbert, Inc. In 2012 Tim Prentice and his long time associate, David Colbert, formed Prentice Colbert, Inc. As partners they head a small crew of craftsmen that have worked together for between 20 and 30 years. David Colbert has worked closely with Tim Prentice for 30 years and now is involved in all aspects of the work, from design, to presentations, to contracting, to installation. Tim Prentice Tim Prentice, kinetic sculptor, received a Masters Degree in architecture from Yale in 1960 and founded the award-winning firm of Prentice and Chan in 1965. Ten years later, he established a studio in Cornwall, Connecticut to design and fabricate kinetic sculpture. His corporate clients include American Express, Bank of America, Mobil, AT&T., and Hewlett-Packard. In the last few years he has completed installations in Japan, Korea, Northern Ireland, and Australia. His work grows out of the tradition of Alexander Calder and George Rickey, but in a recent review the critic Grace Glueck stated that his work’s ‘gently assertive character is very much his own.’

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