BIO

Larry Thomas received MA and MFA degrees in printmaking and drawing from the University of Iowa. He’s been in over eighty regional, national, and international exhibitions and in more than seventy corporate, public, and private collections including the Daum Museum of Contemporary Art and the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art. He is a retired professor and taught for 40 years at 3 different college. The last 25 years were in the Fine Arts Department at Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS. He is represented by the Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art Gallery in Kansas City, MO.

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ARTIST STATEMENT

At first glance my work might appear rather abstract. Closer inspection reveals glimpses, fragments, or passages of potentially more recognizable shapes. Using traditional mediums such as paint, printmaking and collage with the contemporary medium of digitally generated images, I like thinking about and researching perception, deception, secrets, code and camouflage, both visually and conceptually.

                                                                                                                                                      
Larry Thomas

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