I am an avowed painter of the Almighty’s own outward and visible handiwork, whether it might be a rock on a hillside, a weed in a gully, a muscle in the leg of a horse, a glint of eye in the countenance of a hero, a mountain range distant forty miles: each has different measure, each its own worthiness, each awaiting summons–upon right occasion–for portrait likeness.” – Tom Lea


Who is Tom Lea?


Tom Lea was an unsung genius of our time who made it purely on the quality of his work.

Robert Caro, Pulitzer- winning biographer

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July 11, 1907 – January 28, 2001

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