Profile: Tom Christopher
Tom Christopher has explored in depth the Iowa landscape near his home and studio, recording the nuances of changes in season and light. The landscapes of this part of the Midwest reveal their beauty in subtle ways requiring patience and dedication. Christopher has immersed himself since childhood in the riverbanks and woods of his native state and captured their beauty in his pastels. Christopher is a Signature Member of the Pastel Society of America (PSA) and a Charter Member of the Pastel Society of Iowa. He has won significant national awards for his work.
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