Tim Ashkar is primarily a self-taught artist. Through out 1978, Ashkar had the honor of studying art under Judith Serbaroli, the daughter of the also renowned Italian artist Hector Serbaroli.
“The education I received from Judith was in the classical tradition, with the belief that one paints intelligently and honestly, leaving one’s inner feelings a subconscious attribute” Ashkar says. During that time he learned the technique of painting called alla prima.
Best known for creating the classic painting “The Beauty of Color”, Tim Ashkar has many other accolades including artworks for the Pickfair Mansion, murals for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Weekend of 1992, fine art projects for the entertainment industry, and numerous private portraits and commissions.