Thomas was born in Ohio in 1965. He now lives with his family in Harmony, Maine.

Education


Rhode Island School of Design

BFA with honors, Photography, 1991


Haverford College

English

One and two person exhibitions


Clark Gallery

Lincoln, Massachusetts, 2011


Common Street Gallery

Waterville, Maine 2011


Center for Maine Contemporary Art

Rockport, 2007


Zero Station

Portland Maine, 2005


Creative Photographic Art Center of Maine,

Lewiston, 2002
Selected Group Exhibitions


Around the HouseLewis Gallery, Portland Public Library,

Portland, Maine, 2012

click for reviews in the Portland Press Herald and Portland Phoenix


Formal EvidenceZero Station

Portland, Maine, 2011

click for a review in the Portland Press Herald


Singular, Landing Gallery

Rockland, Maine, 2011


Photographing Maine, Ten Years Later

Center For Maine Contemporary Art

Rockport, 2010

click for a review in the Portland Press Herald

or to download the pdf catalog


Seeing is Believing, Concord Art Association

Concord, Massachusetts, 2010

click for review in the Boston Globe

or an interview in the Concord Patch


Capture, Elizabeth Moss Gallery

Falmouth, Maine, 2010 


The Altoona Beer Can Museum, Gallery Bar

New York City, 2009


On and Off the Midway, Center For Maine Contemporary Art

Rockport, 2009 


A Picture’s Worth, Elizabeth Moss Gallery

Falmouth, Maine, 2009


RISD New England Alumni Biennial, Arsenal Center for the Arts

Watertown, Massachusetts, 2009 


New Natural History, Portland Museum of Art

Portland, Maine, 2008 


Maine: The Way Life Is, Portland Museum of Art

Portland, Maine, 2006 


Colors: Contemporary Photography, Colby College Museum of Art

Waterville, Maine, 2006 


Underexposed, June Fitzpatrick Gallery

Portland, Maine, 2006


Still Life, Center for Maine Contemporary Art

Rockport, 2006


RISD at Midcoast, Waterfall Arts

Belfast, Maine, 2006 


Water, Center for Maine Contemporary Art

Rockport, 2005 


Surviving Winter in Maine, Center for Maine Contemporary Art

Rockport, 2005


Juried Biennial, Center for Maine Contemporary Art

Rockport, 2004


Portraits: Maine Natural History, L. C. Bates Museum

Hinckley, Maine, 2004


From the Bruce Brown Collection, Colby College Museum of Art

Waterville, Maine, 2003 


From the Capitol to the Mountain Counties, Maine Arts Commission exhibit at the Capitol

Augusta, 2003 


Thomaston Prison: The Last Days, Lincoln Street Arts Center

Rockland, Maine, 2002


Juried Biennial, Center for Maine Contemporary Art

Rockport, 2002


Photowork '92

Barrett House Galleries

Poughkeepsie, New York,1992


New Directions '91

Barrett House Galleries

Poughkeepsie, New York, 1991

AWARDS


Winter 2006 Portfolio Review, Honorable Mention

Aperture Foundation


Artist's Grant, 2006

Maine Arts Commission


T. C. Colley Award for Excellence, 1990

Rhode Island School of Design

annual tuition grant awarded by the photography department

Press


"Maine Too" Britta Konau

Maine Home and Design, March 2012


"See" Deborah Weisgall

Maine., January 2010


"Photographers of Now" Carl Little

Maine Boats and Harbors, July 2009


"Best Maine Photography: Curators' Choice" Bruce Brown

Down East, January 2006