Thomas Barron, 25 Parkman St., Brookline, Mass., 02446
Phone: 617-738-8789
Email: tarbar25(at)gmail(dot)com.

Born: Dec. 14, 1949, Newton, Mass.


(1971-74) Studied painting with Marilyn Powers and Jason Berger, Brookline, Mass.
(1967-70) Harvard College, Cambridge, Mass., major in art history

Awards & honors

(1991-2010) Who’s Who in American Art, Bowker Publishing Co., (19th–30th edition)
(1988) Artist-in-Residence, "Symposium de la Jeune Peinture au Canada, 1988," Baie-St-Paul, Quebec. Selected as one of 16 painters in a month long program, including conferences, by former curator of the Louvre Museum and writer, Rene Huyghe; art critic Clement Greenberg; and art historian and critic Karen Wilkin.
(1973 & 1975) Grant recipient from the Massachusetts Council on Arts & Humanities, as a member of The Direct Vision


(2006-07) Great South Bay Gallery, “If They Could See Us Now," Hudson, N.Y.
(2004) Shelnutt Gallery, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, “Abstraction Now II,” Troy, N.Y.
(2004) Stageworks Gallery, “Abstraction Now!” Hudson, N.Y.
(2004) New England Institute of Art, “BAC Faculty Exhibition,” Brookline, Mass.
(2003) Starr Gallery, "Faculty Exhibition,” Leventhal Sidman Jewish Community Center, Newton, Mass.
(2000) Le Centre D’Exposition de Baie-St-Paul, “Le Cri Muet,” Baie-St-Paul, Quebec, Canada
(1999) Brookline Arts Center, Faculty Exhibition, Brookline, Mass
(1997) Boston Center for the Arts, Mills Gallery, "The Drawing Show," Boston, Mass.
(1997) The Currier Gallery of Art, "Recent Acquisitions to the Permanent Collection," Manchester, N.H.
(1996) Andrea Marquit Fine Arts, “Dramas & Comedies: Paintings & Drawings," one-man show, Boston, Mass.
(1996) Sound Shore Gallery, “Messages from the Interior,” group show, Cross River, N.Y.
(1995-99) Paintings featured in N.B.C. Television Series “Caroline in the City"
(1993) Andrea Marquit Fine Arts, group show, Boston, Mass.
(1993) Sound Shore Gallery, “Animal Farm,” Stamford, Conn.
(1993) Andrea Marquit Fine Arts, “Rotations,” Boston, Mass.
(1989) Helen Bumpus Gallery, one man show, “Landscapes from Baie-St-Paul,” Duxbury, Mass.
(1989) Levinson/Kane Gallery “Boston Artists,” Boston, Mass.
(1989) Boston Public Library, “Visions of Jerusalem,” Boston, Mass.
(1988) Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, “Selections from the Permanent Collection,” Waltham, Mass.
(1988) Babson College, one man show, “Recent Landscapes from Israel,” Wellesley, Mass.
(1986) Babson College, one man show, “Charcoals,” Wellesley, Mass.
(1985) Federal Reserve Bank, “Boston Painters and Sculptors,, Boston, Mass.
(1981) Edna Stebbins Gallery, one man show, “Works on Paper,” Cambridge, Mass
(1976) Academy of the Arts, Easton, Md.
(1976) Hilles Gallery, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
(1976) Walters Art Gallery, Regis College, Weston, Mass.
(1975) Boston City Hall, “The Direct Vision,” Boston, Mass.
(1975) Hargate Art Center, St. Paul’s School, Concord, N.H.
(1975) The French Library, “Landscapes from France,” Boston, Mass.
(1974) Arts and Science Center, “Contemporary Portraits,” Nashua, N.H.
(1974) Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, Mass.
(1973) Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, Mass.
(1973) Boston City Hall, “The Direct Vision,” Boston, Mass.
(1972) Brookline Arts Center, “New England Artists,” Brookline, Mass.
(1972) Boston City Hall, “The Direct Vision,” Inaugural Show, Boston, Mass.

Public Collections

Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, Mass.
Babson College, Wellesley, Mass.
Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, Mass.
Boston Museum of Fine Arts/Hines Contemporary Art Collection
Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Department of Prints and Drawings (work on extended loan)
Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, N.H.
Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for the Aged, Boston and Revere, Mass.
Le Centre D’Art, Baie-St-Paul, Quebec, Canada
Mills College Art Gallery, Oakland, Calif.
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, Mass.

Media, Interviews, Reviews and Articles

(Feb/March 2008) Kevin D. Murphy. “Hudson River: Abstract Revision”. Art New England, Boston. Mass.
(Dec 2006) Piri Halasz, “Hooks Along the Hudson,” From The Mayor’s Doorstep, #71, New York, N.Y.
(Oct 20, 2006) Marcia Stamell, “American Space,” The Independent, Columbia & S. Rensselaer Counties, N.Y.
(June 5, 2005) E.B. Solomont, “Students Putting a Stamp on Solidarity,” The New York Sun
(June 3-9, 2005) Shira Schoenberg, “Talking Tachlis and Torah with an Artist,” The Jewish Advocate, Boston, Mass.
(Dec 2004) Piri Halasz, “Review of Abstraction Now,” From the Mayor’s Doorstep, No. 57, N.Y.
(Nov 26, 2004) Menachem Wecker, “The Aesthetics of Mishigaas, Tom Barron and Arthur Yanoff at Stageworks,” The Jewish Press, N.Y.
(Mar 2, 2001) Brett Rhyne, “Art or Idolatry,” The Jewish Advocate, Boston, Mass.
(May 17, 1998) Joyce Marcel, "Exploring Judaic Traditions through Abstract Art," The Boston Sunday Globe
(Apr/May 1997) Paul Parcellin, Review, Art New England, vol,18, no.3, Boston, Mass.
(Nov 1996) Nancy Stapen, Review, ARTnews, vol. 95, no. 10, N.Y.
(Nov 4, 1996) Stash Horowitz, Review, The Back Bay Courant, Boston, Mass.
(Oct. 31, 1996) Cate McQuaid, Review, The Boston Globe
(Aug. 20, 1988) Magella Paradis, "Peintres et Pays/Ages a Baie-St-Paul," Le Soleil, Quebec, Canada
(Aug. 13, 1988) Claire Gravel, "L'Art Contemporain Descend dans L'Arene," Le Devoir, Montreal, Canada
(Aug. 7, 1988) Suzanne Gauthier, "Deux Boute-en Train," Journal de Quebec, Quebec, Canada
(May 14, 1988) Deborah Malick, "Painting Another Side of Israel,” Middlesex News, Framingham, Mass.
(March 1988) Kenworth Moffett, Moffett's Art Letter, Vol 3(1)
(June, 1986) Kenworth Moffett, Moffett's Art Letter, Vol 1(4)
(Jan. 14, 1986) The Brookline Tab, Brookline, Mass.
Kenworth Moffett, "Abstraction Offers the Most Exciting New Possibilities,” Art New England, Vol. 6(9)


(2009) The Cave and the Cathedral by Amir D. Aczel, John Wiley and Sons, New Jersey, illustrations
(2006) The Artist and the Mathematician by Amir D.Aczel, Thunder’s Mouth Press, (Avalon Publishing) New York, N.Y. p.186
(2005) Abstract Painting - Concepts and Techniques by Vicky Perry, Watson-Guptill Publications,
New York, N.Y., pg.126
(2005) Painting reproduced as cover art for Arriba! Communicacion y Cultura, vol I-III, Pearson Publishing, Boston, Mass.
(2003) Painting reproduced as cover art for Communication, Making Connections (Pearson Publishing) Boston, Mass.
(2002) Painting reproduced as cover art for The Journal of Current Research and Practices in Language Minority Education, (Pearson Publishing) Boston, Mass.
(1999) Drawing reproduced as cover art for Puncturing Our Illusions (Simon and Schuster) Needham, Mass.
(1986) Drawing for "An Empty Glass House" by Nicholas Emmett, in New Renaissance Magazine, Spring #20, Arlington, Mass.

Lectures and symposia at such institutions as Yeshiva University, N.Y.; Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Mass.; St. Paul's School, Concord, N.H.

Work experience

Painting/ Drawing Instructor - Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center, Newton, Mass.; Maimonides School, Brookline, Mass.; Brookline Arts Center, Brookline, Mass.; and private studio instruction.

Teacher/Coordinator in the Rimonim Art Program for teenagers, Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center, Newton, Mass.

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