Watch Tom's new video, "Cloud 9: A Day in the Life of a Cumulus Cloud."



Coming August 2019:


Mark your calendar for August 15-19, 2019 for the Albuquerque ART Showcase, part of the largest visual arts weekend in New Mexico. The goal of this showcase is to put the spotlight on the fine artists of New Mexico and strengthen the creative community of New Mexico. The show will take place in the west wing of the Albuquerque Convention Center right across from Civic Plaza. Stop by my booth, where I will have many of my paintings for sale! For more info, visit the website.

Sign Up For AZ Plein Air Workshop & Event


The Tubac Center of the Arts and Rancho Santa Cruz announce Plein Air on the Santa Cruz, Tubac’s second Plein Air Retreat and Workshop, culminating in an exhibition and sale the Tubac Center of the Arts. The event begins Oct. 28 , 2019 in Tubac, Arizona. I will be presenting a workshop Oct. 28. See instruction page for details. 


City of Albuquerque Purchase


The City of Albuquerque has purchased my painting, Canal Walk At Sunset, oil, 22" x 28. The painting is one of 31 works (out of 500 entries) selected by the Public Art Urban Enhancement Division to be displayed in public buildlings.

Painting With Message Wins Masterworks Award


My painting, The Great Divide, received the Award of Creativity in the Masterworks of New Mexico show in 2018. It is a statement on the environmental crisis and the state of public discourse in America, and it is a departure from my usual subject matter.

Individual Instruction Available


I am now offering individual mentoring sessions in oil painting through my studio in Albuquerque. Make quicker advancement with targeted instruction in oil landscape painting. Contact me to set up one or more 3-hour sessions. Cost is $85. See details on the Instruction page of this website.

Schedule a Workshop


If you know five or more individuals who would be interested in scheduling one of my workshops, please contact me for details. See listings of workshop topics on the Instruction page of this website.


I have combined imagery from some of my paintings with the music of Constance Demby to convey the stages of a summer cloud buildup in the American Southwest.

The music, “Lotus Opening,” is from Ms. Demby's album titled Set Free (Superliminal Music Publishing).

See details at