Tom was born in Minnesota and moved to the Salt Lake City in 1969 for College where he met Lisa. They have been married ever since and both have careers in the Arts.

He is a  Juried Member of the  American Impressionist Society.

His work has shown in two solo exhibitions plus group exhibitions in Utah, New York and is an award winning artist with the Western Region Oil Painters of America Group show.

His works of Art, featured in Art Business News February 1998 and Utah Style Summer 2010 plus various newspaper stories, are in Many public places, private collections and currently has 15 pieces in museum permanant collections.

He has completed commisioned works for large, multi-continent Corporations and several collectors own more than 12 pieces each. 

Tom starts pieces with loose sketching then a long series of adjustments until the overall rhythmic simplicity becomes whole.

His current inspiration is Sculpture.

His Painting "Under the Clouds" was Juried into the Associate Members Online Exhibition and catalog April 30, 2021. Only 320 Paintings were jury accepted out of 1,954 entered.

Tom A. J. Carlson