Awards and Recognitions
photography by: Ron Barnes
Education
2000 - 2009
Private study, Studio Rilievo, Kennett Square, PA
2000 - 2009
Continuing education programs, PAFA, Philadelphia, PA
1983 - 1985
Art Institute of Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA
1968 - 1972
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts - Philadelphia, PA

Portraits
Noah Lewis | Non-Commission
Reenactor of Revolutionary War period who portrayed Ned Hector
John R. Miller | Commission
Educator for 31 years for the Downingtown School District
Alisa Black Dupuy | Commission
French Teacher / Historic Reenactor and Story Teller

Juried Exhibitions (Judging for Prizes)
2015
Pottstown Area Artist Guild at Boyer Gallery
Pottstown, PA
2015
Philadelphia / Tri State Artist Equity Anniversary Exhibition
The Art Gallery at Franklin Commons, Phoenixville, PA
2014
Pottstown Area Artist Guild at the Boyer Gallery
Pottstown, PA
2013
Philadelphia / Tri State Artist Equity Anniversary Exhibition
Widener University, Chester, PA
2012
Philadelphia / Tri State Artist Equity Anniversary Exhibition
West Chester State University, West Chester, PA
2011
Members Show
Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA
2011
Philadelphia / Tri State Artist Equity Anniversary Exhibition
Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA
2010
Philadelphia / Tri State Artist Equity Fall Show
Conshohocken, PA
2010
Philadelphia / Tri State Artist Equity Anniversary Exhibition
Montgomery County Community College, PA
2009
Members Show
Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA
2009
Philadelphia / Tri State Artist Equity Anniversary Exhibition
Berman Museum of Art - Ursinus Colege
2009
Open Show
Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA
2008
Members Showcase Competition
Portrait Society of America, Fla.
2008
Members Show
Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA

Group Exhibitions
2012
The Atelier Training of the Artist
Pierre S. DuPont Arts Center Gallery
2010
DCAD, C / E Spring Show Competition
2009
PAFA, C / E Spring Show Competition
2008
PAFA, C / E Spring Show Competition
2007
PAFA, C / E Spring Show Competition

Donations
2009
"A Child's Play" | Giclee Print from Oil Painting
Wyndcroft School, Pottstown, PA

Lecture and Studio Workshop (Teacher / Instructor)
2014/15
Chadds Ford Days, Chadds Ford, Pa., A two day event of arts and crafts and revolutionary war re-enacting. Posing as Charles Wilson Peale a painter in the 18th Century, dressed in colonial attire (citizen clothing) for the event. I was lecturing on the life of CWP a painter. Also lecturing on the Georgian period of portrait work.
2015
Chester Charter School for the Arts, Aston, Pa. Lecture Topic: The Freedom Fighter. The lecture will be about the life and history of Edward (Ned) Hector, a colonial soldier during the Revolutionary War, who Tom painted. The topics are inspiration, design strategy and the working process in the development of painting a colonial re-enactor.
2014
Pottstown Area Artists Guild, Pottstown, Pa., Lecture Topic: The Freedom Fighter. The lecture will be about the life and history of Edward (Ned) Hector, a colonial soldier during the Revolutionary War, who Tom painted. The topics are inspiration, design strategy and the working process in the development of painting a colonial re-enactor.
2012
Wayne Art Center, Wayne, Pa., Lecture Topic: Color Mixing & Palette Set-Up. The class will cover Hue, Value and Chroma and the understanding of Neutrals in mixing oil paints. Palette arrangement involves making any color possible, accurate or quick and it is possible to repeat when you want. By building up competence, you will have an order in thinking and an order with your palette. Learn about a type of palette for comfort, stability and function.
Awards
2015
Honorable Mention
Still Life | Oil
Pottstown Area Artists Guild
2014
Bibliography
Nationally Known Artist and Inventor
Mercury News Paper | Pottstown, Pa. | Article-June
2014
Second Place
Still Life | Oil
Pottstown Area Artists Guild
2011
The Board of Directors Award
Self Portrait | Oil
Wayne Art Center
2011
Rubenstein's (supplies) Art Prize
Still Life | Oil
Philadelphia / Tri State Artists Equity
2010
Cristina Zucker Jordan Memorial Award
Still Life | Oil
Philadelphia / Tri State Artists Equity
2008
Earned 5th Place
Self Portrait | Oil
Portrait Society of America
2008
Honorable Mention
Sill Life | Oil
Wayne Art Center

Publications
2014
"Nationally Known Artist and Inventor"
Mercury News Paper | Bibliography
June
2013
"Artists as Inventors"
Professional Artist Magazine | Article
April / May