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Artist Tom Shropshire


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The Artist Says:


"My art is personal but only has true value when shared"



Collectors Say:


You are such a wonderful artist, your art has a bit of mystery and beauty that I don't see in other artist works!... - Hollie Clay




Biography



"I like good art and a good bourbon, wood fire and a good story."

TOM SHROPSHIRE 
Tom is an award winning contemporary impressionist. His most recent work includes vivid Impressionistic paintings of city nocturnes  and moody, atmospheric landscapes as well as abstract work. These luminous landscapes  and night city scenes have become widely known as his signature style. Tom is also author of the art instruction book “Acrylic Landscapes”, in the best selling Walter Foster How to Draw and Paint Series.  
 
HOW IT ALL BEGAN
"I was born and raised in Milwaukee and began my art career in this great city by a great lake! As a teenager I was awarded scholarships to the Saturday Art Program at the Milwaukee Art Museum. Some of the best and most talented student artists in the city were given an opportunity to create art with professional materials and study with top notch art instructors every week. We were also given free reign of the art museum and its world class collection of art to study, discuss, inspire and enjoy. I knew my way around the art museum like my own room. What an opportunity for a young artist to have! But the best part was meeting other kids that loved art as much as I did."
 
TRADITIONAL WITH A TWIST
A lifetime artist, Shropshire’s career began early. By the age of thirteen, Shropshire had his first professional art training in adult studio classes with renowned Milwaukee watercolorist Earl Gessert. By age fifteen, he had an agent in Chicago, a solo exhibition of his work, and was competing and winning awards in exhibitions at a national level. His career has spanned over five decades and continues to evolve even today. 
 
Tom has won recognition and numerous awards during his career and his [...]

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