Timothy Earl Neill is a multi-disciplinary artist and educator whose research and work examines technology, exploration, and advancement as an evolutionary adaptation of the human species and thus as a contingency for both improvement and extinction. Notable research includes a field expedition to Chernobyl, Ukraine where he 3D scanned over 120 objects to create an archive of digital artefacts. His work has been exhibited both domestically and abroad.

His career began as a designer working for companies such as Mountain Hardwear and the Watts Institute for Contemporary Arts. He also worked as an Industrial Designer at an internationally recognized design consultancy, Ziba Design, where worked with notable clients such as HP, Dell, Lexar, CareFusion/ Cardinal Health, and UCSD Medical Center.

Timothy earned his BFA from California College of the Arts and his MFA from the University of Notre Dame where he also taught in the Art, Art History, and Design Department.