William Radford Thomas

American, born 1930
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Serie de la Tierra; Oleaje, 1962
**ADDITIONAL PAINTINGS BY THE ARTIST CURRENTLY IN INVENTORY. PLEASE CONTACT GALLERY FOR DETAILS.**

William Radford Thomas, a painter and printmaker, was born in Texas in 1930. He received his B.F.A. is Studio Art and Art Education from the University of Texas in 1957, his M.A. in Studio Art from Highlands University in New Mexico in 1962, and his Ph.D. in Fine Arts Administration from the University of Texas in 1970.

Thomas has served as the Gallery Director for the art departments at Amarillo College, Eastern Washington State University and East Tennessee State University. He was the Director at Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center at the State University of New York in Fredonia from 1980-1982, and the Director of the Noel Art Museum in Odessa, Texas from 1988-1990. He is currently a Professor of Art at Virginia Western Community College in Roanoke, where he has taught since 1998.

The artist has also been featured in a number of publications.

Award, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, TFAA Citation, Austin, TX, 1958

Award, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, TFAA Citation, Austin, TX, 1959

Award, River Art Association Annual, San Antonio, TX, 1960

Award, Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Annual, Houston, TX

First Prize for Painting, Purchase Award, Witte Memorial Museum, 30th Annual, San Antonio, TX

Purchase Award, 30th Annual Graphic Arts & Drawing Exhibition, Wichita, KS

Award, Witte Memorial Museum, 13th Annual Texas Watercolor Society Exhibition, San Antonio, TX

Award, Witte Memorial Museum, 31st Annual Juried Exhibition, San Antonio, TX

Board Member, Student – Faculty Association of Fredonia, SUNY

Chairmen’s Council, College of Arts and Sciences, East Tennessee State University

Graduate Council, East Tennessee State University

College of Arts and Sciences Election Committee, East Tennessee State University

Copyright Task Force, Eastern Washington University

Instructional Media Center Building Committee, Eastern Washington University

Senate Reorganization Committee, Eastern Washington University

Dance Department Development Committee, The University of Texas at Austin

Coordinator, Medical Illustration Program, The University of Texas at Austin and

The University of Texas Medical School at Dallas

Art Curriculum Committee, University of North Texas

Library Building Committee, Amarillo College

Venice Biennial, Swiss Pavilion, Italy

Museum of Fine Arts, Monterrey, Mexico

Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico, D.F.

Musées d’art et d’histoire, Geneva, Switzerland

National Exhibition Centre, Leaf Rapids, Manitoba, Canada

Minneapolis Institute of the Arts, MN

Everson Museum of Art, NY

Dallas Museum for Contemporary Arts, TX

Image South Gallery, Atlanta, GA

Langley Museum & National Exhibition Center, Ft. Langley, BC, Canada

The Grace Museum, TX

Ashville Art Museum, NC

Museum of Fine Arts, Oaxaca, Mexico

Houston Museum of Fine Arts, TX

William Sawyer Gallery, San Francisco, CA

New Masters Gallery, Carmel, CA

McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX

Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

Dallas Museum of Fine Art, TX

Oakland Museum of California

Smith College Museum

Israel Museum

Simon Frasser University Museum, BC Canada

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church (Altar), Austin, TX

William Radford Thomas, a painter and printmaker, was born in Texas in 1930. He received his B.F.A. is Studio Art and Art Education from the University of Texas in 1957, his M.A. in Studio Art from Highlands University in New Mexico in 1962, and his Ph.D. in Fine Arts Administration from the University of Texas in 1970.

Thomas has served as the Gallery Director for the art departments at Amarillo College, Eastern Washington State University and East Tennessee State University. He was the Director at Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center at the State University of New York in Fredonia from 1980-1982, and the Director of the Noel Art Museum in Odessa, Texas from 1988-1990. He is currently a Professor of Art at Virginia Western Community College in Roanoke, where he has taught since 1998.

The artist has also been featured in a number of publications.

Awards & Memberships

Award, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, TFAA Citation, Austin, TX, 1958

Award, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, TFAA Citation, Austin, TX, 1959

Award, River Art Association Annual, San Antonio, TX, 1960

Award, Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Annual, Houston, TX

First Prize for Painting, Purchase Award, Witte Memorial Museum, 30th Annual, San Antonio, TX

Purchase Award, 30th Annual Graphic Arts & Drawing Exhibition, Wichita, KS

Award, Witte Memorial Museum, 13th Annual Texas Watercolor Society Exhibition, San Antonio, TX

Award, Witte Memorial Museum, 31st Annual Juried Exhibition, San Antonio, TX

Board Member, Student – Faculty Association of Fredonia, SUNY

Chairmen’s Council, College of Arts and Sciences, East Tennessee State University

Graduate Council, East Tennessee State University

College of Arts and Sciences Election Committee, East Tennessee State University

Copyright Task Force, Eastern Washington University

Instructional Media Center Building Committee, Eastern Washington University

Senate Reorganization Committee, Eastern Washington University

Dance Department Development Committee, The University of Texas at Austin

Coordinator, Medical Illustration Program, The University of Texas at Austin and

The University of Texas Medical School at Dallas

Art Curriculum Committee, University of North Texas

Library Building Committee, Amarillo College

Selected Exhibitions

Venice Biennial, Swiss Pavilion, Italy

Museum of Fine Arts, Monterrey, Mexico

Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico, D.F.

Musées d’art et d’histoire, Geneva, Switzerland

National Exhibition Centre, Leaf Rapids, Manitoba, Canada

Minneapolis Institute of the Arts, MN

Everson Museum of Art, NY

Dallas Museum for Contemporary Arts, TX

Image South Gallery, Atlanta, GA

Langley Museum & National Exhibition Center, Ft. Langley, BC, Canada

The Grace Museum, TX

Ashville Art Museum, NC

Museum of Fine Arts, Oaxaca, Mexico

Houston Museum of Fine Arts, TX

William Sawyer Gallery, San Francisco, CA

New Masters Gallery, Carmel, CA

McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX

Museums & Collections

Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

Dallas Museum of Fine Art, TX

Oakland Museum of California

Smith College Museum

Israel Museum

Simon Frasser University Museum, BC Canada

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church (Altar), Austin, TX

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