Tim Kummerow, aka Tim K or freshwidow, is a Los Angeles area costume graphic designer, web site developer,
computer graphics artist, painter, and audio engineer/producer/musician (drums and percussion).
Tim K's costume graphic design work may be seen in such movies as The Phantom; Batman and Robin;
The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas; Enemy of the State; To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything, Julie Newmar;
and HBO's Tales From the Crypt. He has also created finished costume graphics for Madonna,
Cirque du Soleil and other live performance and music video productions. He currently freelances in
developing silk screen, airbrush and hand-painted graphics for many leading fashion design companies nationally.
Tim has engineered, produced and performed on numerous independent underground music projects, and has
performed live and/or recorded with musicians Sam "Sluggo" Phipps (Oingo Boingo), Don Preston
(Frank Zappa's Mothers of Invention), Jim Fielder (Blood, Sweat and Tears), and Rock n Roll Hall of Fame
inductee Dewey Martin (Buffalo Springfield).
Currently at work finishing "Star Spangled Bummer," the last CD from his band Benedict Arnold & The Traitors,
Tim is a BMI published songwriter, and is also a voting member of the National Academy of Recording Arts
and Sciences (NARAS, "The Grammys"), in the Engineers and Producers wing of the Academy.
Between 1989 and 1995, Tim was the creator and producer of the Pasadena (CA) Community Access Corporation
television program Subterranean Sounds, which featured live performances and interviews with cutting-edge
Los Angeles area underground bands.
Since 1994, Tim has developed numerous web sites for both corporate interests and music/entertainment/art
projects (such as the Art Science Research Laboratory, New York, NY; Academy Award winners Robert Short
and the Composite Components Company; famed storyboard artist Peter Von Sholly; "lowbrown" painter
Jaime "Germs" Zacarias; and the Arroyo String Quartet).
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