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Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks. Simonides

Tom Walton - Thomas Walton

Tom Walton - Thomas Walton

Born 1980, Oxford, UK


Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Master of Fine Arts, 2007

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting, 2003

The Academy of Carlo Pittore, Bowdoinham, ME
Privately mentored and tutored beginning attendance at the academy
Fall 1996, Summer 1996, following with weeks a year until 2005

Professional Teaching Experience

Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA
12-13 year old studio class, Fall 2008
Adult figure painting class, Fall 2008-Spring 2009
Adult landscape painting class, ‘Italian Market Painting”, 2008
High school, ‘Figure Drawing”, “Drawing Work Shop”, “Color Concepts”, 2008
Substituted for intro to painting classes, 2007-08

Mural Arts Program, Philadelphia, PA
Big Picture Program: Assistant then Lead Instructor, instructing in fundamentals of art, design
principles and community based art, managed classroom and structured curriculum, students ages
9-18, 2005-2010

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Taught Life drawing in the high school out reach program, 2007

Camp Onas, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, PA
Artist in Residence, instructed three workshops, two large-scale murals, and a landscape class, summer, 2006

Opequon Quaker Arts Camp, BYM, Virginia
Worked as Lead Painting Instructor for the camp, structured and managed painting/ drawing
Classes including fundamental drawing and mural painting, students aged 8 –14, Summer 2001-03

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
Teaching Assistant for foundation drawing class, assisted teacher in implementing core drawing issues and techniques, college age students, Fall 2001

Mural Work

Bartram's Garden, Bridge, 54. st. Philadelphia, PA, 2010
3feet x 80 feet on both sides of bridge, Designed and led team in painting mural, Integrated
mural into high school class room. in progress. 2010

Private Mural, George Town, D.C.
10 feet x 15 Feet, Designed an painted mural. 2010

Allegheny West Foundation, 20th and Allegheny Philadelphia, PA
8 Feet x 250 Feet, Designed, painted, and worked with youth. 2009

Mural Assistant Work, Philadelphia, PA
Involved in painting all aspects of the mural.
Mural Locations:
"Voices in Transit", City Hall, Concourse, 2010
"The Barnes Foundation", 22nd and Calohill, 2009
"U. Penn Project", 15th and Federal, 2009
"Fields of Diamonds", Fox business school Temple University, 2009
“German History”, 5th and Spring Garden, 2008
“Local leaders”, 42nd and Lancaster, 2008
“Disabilities Mural” Broad and Race, 2007-2008
"Pillars of the Community” 8th and Poplar, 2006

Currently working on "How Philly Moves", Philadelphia Air port, expected completion, June 2011

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