1937 in Detroit, Michigan. Thom OConnor studied at University
of Michigan, received his B.A. from Florida State University and his
M.F.A. from Cranbrook Academy of Art. He is known throughout the country
for his masterful prints. His newest method is photo polymer gravure-a
mixture of photography and printmaking.
Pitcher III, polymer gravure
He has received numerous awards, such as:
National Endowment in the Arts
Fullbright Award, among others.
Thoms work can be seen in many collections including San Diego Art Museum; Pasadena Art Museum; Santa Barbara Museum of Art; Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.; Phillips Collection; Smithsonian Institute; Baltimore Museum of Art; Rochester Memorial Art Gallery; Whitney Museum of American Art; Museum of Modern Art; Brooklyn Museum and many more. He has retired from teaching and now lives in Voorheesville, NY.