Larry Thomas Biography
Larry Thomas is a visual artist living and working in rural Mendocino County, California. He has been a Visiting Scholar at the American Academy in Rome, resident at the Djerassi Artists Program, Ragdale Foundation and Sitka Center for Art & Ecology; recipient of two NEA fellowships and a Pollock-Krasner Foundation grant. His work has been shown regionally and nationally and is represented in the permanent collections of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, the SF Museum of Modern Art, the Oakland Museum of California as well as in the artist books collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Houghton Library at Harvard among others. He held academic teaching and administrative positions of Associate Professor, Departmental Chair, Dean of Academic Affairs and Interim President at the San Francisco Art Institute from 1982 -2005.