TOM NICHOLAS, NA, AWS was born in Middletown, CT. From 1953 to 1956 he was a scholarship student at the School of Visual Arts, New York City. In 1961 he received an invitational Greenshield Grant for two years of painting abroad and in the USA. Tom is an Academician of the National Academy of Design and a Dolphin Fellow of the American Watercolor Society. He has been the recipient of many awards and medals nationally, as well as regionally. He has had 36 one-artist shows in New York, Washington, Boston, California, Florida, Texas and Maine. Since 1960, Tom has painted throughout Europe and the United States. Listings include: Who’s Who In America, Who’s Who In American Art, and Who’s Who In The East.
Tom’s work is in many private and public collections including the Farnsworth Museum, Maine; the Butler Institute of American Art, Ohio; Springfield Art Museum, Missouri; Peabody Essex Museum, Massachusetts and the Hispanic Society of America, New York City. He has 23 images in the archives of the Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American Art, Washington, DC.