Tom Pat Heflin is active/lives in Illinois, Arkansas. Tom Heflin is known for realist and abstract painting, landscape,figural, Native American/Indian.
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Biography Tom Heflin
The following, submitted December 2005, is from the artist.
Tom Heflin was born in the small town of Monticello, Arkansas 50 miles
from the Louisianna line. He spent much of his childhood alone
exploring a nearby region known as The Seven Devil Swamps.
Hunting and fishing was an obsession. The schools at that time
did not have art classes, but that did not deter him from
drawing. When his family moved north in search for employment he
had the good fortune to find encouragement from his seventh-grade
teacher, Marie Markham.
For the first time in Heflin's life he thought he might be worth
something after all. Active in three sports, Tom received a
football scholarship from th
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