An internationally renowned artist, Thomas is a self-taught realist painter, accomplished producer and champion of future artists, young and old(er). The wilds of New York state and a close-knit family of designers and entrepreneurs shaped an early love of the outdoors and art. Tying flies in Alaska’s backcountry cemented pursuit of a life path illuminated by sunlight more often than lamp light.
His traditional oil paintings showcase the ethereal beauty of landscape, figure and still life.
Drawing on the Masters’ approach to canvas, plein air techniques and a deep Catholic faith,
his work celebrates creation’s grandeur and mystery through careful attention to the
Thomas is recognized as: an Associate Living Master by the Art Renewal Center; a Master
Roycroft Artisan; member of the NYC Salmagundi Club; Painting Instructor for the
Grand Central Academy in New York City; and Senior Fellow with the Hudson River Fellowship.
His work is showcased in galleries, collections and publications worldwide, including the
American Arts Quarterly. He lives in Western New York with his children.
• Trees Place – Orleans, MA
• Cavalier Galleries – Greenwich, CT
• Edgartwon Art Gallery – Martha’s Vineyard, MA
• Meibohm Fine Arts – East Aurora, NY
• Beacon Fine Art Gallery – Red Bank ,NJ
• Oxford Gallery – Rochester, NY