Artist Search
   
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z 

 Tom Darrah  (20/21st century)

About: Tom Darrah
 

Summary

Examples of his work  
 

Quick facts

Exhibits - current  
 

Biography*

Museums  
  Book references Magazine references pre-2007  
 

Discussion board

Signature Examples*

 
 
Buy and Sell: Tom Darrah
  For sale ads Auction results*  
  Wanted ads Auctions upcoming for him*  
  Dealers Auction sales graphs*  
 

What's my art worth?

Magazine ads pre-1998*  
 

Market Alert - Free

 
Lived/Active: New Mexico      Known for: landscape, portrait, mission scene painting, nudes and cloud scenes

Login for full access
 
View AskART Services









*may require subscription

Available for Tom Darrah:

Quick facts (Styles, locations, mediums, teachers, subjects, geography, etc.) (Tom Darrah)

yes

Biographical information (Tom Darrah)

yes

Book references (Tom Darrah)

0

Signature Examples* (Tom Darrah)

2

Discussion board entries (Tom Darrah)

0

Please send me Alert Updates for Tom Darrah (free)
What is an alert list?

Ad Code: 4
Tom Darrah
Change of Seasons
Artwork images are copyright of the artist or assignee
Biography from a third party submitted on 01/11/2011:
Tom Darrah studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, the Fleisher Art Memorial, the Hussian School of Art, and the University of New Mexico.  While in Philadelphia, he also worked as an artist for the Evening Bulletin.  Thanks to a generous invitation from the U.S. government, Tom was able to leave Philadelphia and visit exotic and exciting new places across the globe.  This also allowed him to further his education, which brought Tom to the Southwest, where he studied with Herman Rose, from the Art Student League of New York – at the University of New Mexico.  While in Albuquerque, he also met and studied with Wilson Hurley.

During the summer of 1978, Tom found himself at a show in Ruidoso, where he met and fell in love with the Sacramento Mountains.  Six months later, he and his family had moved to Cloudcroft, where he opened his studio, the Red Oak Gallery.  From 1978 to 1991, he lived and worked in this area, going from watercolor to egg tempera, and finally acrylic and oil, and concentrating on commissions of public works from the New Mexico Arts Council.  He also began delving heavily into portraits and in 1995 he reopened his gallery in Cloudcroft before moving it to Ruidoso in 2000.  Since then, he has been showing work in numerous galleries throughout the Southwest.  His work is in the permanent collection of the Albuquerque Museum, and the Western Heritage Center, Hobbs.

Today, Tom concentrates on contemporary impressionist work, and is considered a modern traditionalist.  Considering art a lifetime learning effort, he also works heavily on large figure drawings.  Collaborating with writers, Tom has also begun mixing art forms by adding poetry to dreamscapes, and painting illustrations for children’s literature – all in an effort to express his views on life and philosophy with fresh eyes.  He is noted for brightly colored cloud scenes, portraits and nudes, as well as area landscapes and a number of mission series.  He currently shows in Austin, El Paso, and Midland, Texas and in Ruidoso, New Mexico.

** If you discover credit omissions or have additional information to add, please let us know at registrar@AskART.com.
  go to top home | site map | site terms | AskART services & subscriptions | contact | about us
  copyright © 2000-2015 AskART all rights reserved ® AskART and Artists' Bluebook are registered trademarks

  A |  B |  C |  D-E |  F-G |  H |  I-K |  L |  M |  N-P |  Q-R |  S |  T-V |  W-Z  
  frequently searched artists 1, 2, more...  
  art appraisals, art for sale, auction records, misc artists