A native Montanan, Tom graduated from the Cleveland Institute of Art in 1974 with a BFA in painting and illustration.
Tom remains a committed western regionalist well known for painting both the historic and contemporary west, especially renditions of the people and culture of the Plains Indians.
Some private collectors of note:
– Former President and Mrs. George Bush
– The late Robert Ludlum
– Kevin Costner
– Steven Seagal
– Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hanna