Thomas Cory

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Thomas Cory (Thom) … Artist (painter) & Art Educator

Working Artist since 1966  –  Art Educator 1968-2005

Residence and Studio: Fremont, CA      



  • Bachelor of Fine Arts California State University, Hayward, CA (1967)
  • Master of Fines Arts: UCLA, Los Angeles, CA (1968-69)
  • Master of Fine Arts: Lone Mountain College, San Francisco, CA, (1976)
  • Master of Theological Studies: CDSP, Berkeley, CA, (1980)
  • Doctorate Theological Education: GTU, Berkeley, CA (2000)
  • (Reverend: Pastor and Chaplain:1980 – present)


  • Current location: Studio Seven Arts, Pleasanton, CA
  • Past Gallery locations include: Carmel, Monterey, San Francisco, Colorado Springs, …

Exhibitions/Shows include:

  • Intel, Santa Clara, CA: (One Man Show)
  • Olive Hyde Art Gallery, Fremont, CA
  • Ohlone College Art Gallery, Fremont, CA
  • Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
  • Lone Mountain College Art Gallery (USF), San Francisco, CA
  • Methodist College Art Gallery, NC
  • University of California, Los Angeles, CA

Awards include:

  • North Carolina Expo (best in show)
  • Alameda County Fair (first in painting
  • San Mateo County Fair (first in painting)
  • California State Fair (second in painting)

Collections and Commissions:          

  • Numerous collections and commissions: United States, Canada, Europe
  • Typical price range: $450 – $5000

Art Societies include:

  • Western Wildlife Society and National Watercolor Society

Art Educator, 1968-2005:

  • Universities, Art Institute, Community College, Elementary Visual Arts Mentor, and High School