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Artist Thomas Yacoe


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Biography


Thomas Yacoe is a California artist born in Chicago in 1955. From a very early age he was moved by the world famous collections of the Art Institute of Chicago. But it wasn't until his teenage years, living in the Central Valley of California, that he first experienced the power of the California landscape. From Carmel to Jenner to Yosemite to Lake Tahoe, these scenes began to saturate his artistic vision. 
 
He studied painting at UC Berkeley and the San Francisco Art Institute, receiving his BFA from the SFAI in 1977. He also earned Teaching Credentials in Fine Arts, English, and Multiple Subjects from Sonoma State University in 1987, and later an MA in Education (Art) from Stanford University in 1996. Thomas also had the good fortune to study with a number of iconic California artists throughout his college career. Always drawn to the power of Abstract Impressionism, his strongest influences remain Hans Hoffmann, Josef Albers, and Richard Diebenkorn. 

 
Selected Exhibition History

Gallery Representation
2013 - 2020
Edge Gallery - Carmel Valley CA
Serena and Lily Catalog - Online Art Collection CA
James J. Rieser Fine Art, Carmel-by-the-Sea CA
The Studio Shop, Burlingame CA 
Jco's Fabulously Fine Art, Los Gatos CA
Los Gatos Museums Gallery, Los Gatos CA  
 
Selected Solo Exhibitions 
1993          Apple Computer Campus, Napa CA
1988          Fairfax Public Library, Fairfax CA
1987          Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park CA
1987          Great Valley Museum, Modesto CA
 
Selected Group Exhibitions
2018          Triton Museum of Art, Annual Gala Fundraiser, Santa Clara CA
2017          Triton Museum of Art, Annual Gala Fundraiser, Santa Clara CA
2015          Vargas Gallery, Mission College, Santa Clara CA
2015          La Rinconada Country Club, Los Gatos CA
2013          Art in Council Chambers, Los Gatos CA
1994  [...]

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