Born in Dortmund, Germany, Tom moved to Canada at a young age and lived in Northern B.C. for 14 years where his passion for art was fuelled. After graduating from the graphic arts program at Langara College, Tom then attended BCIT in the Architectural and Building Technology Program and graduated with a Architectural Design Major.
While pursuing his business career, Tom continued painting and drawing after hours at home.
Tom now focuses the majority of his time to art. He works mainly in Acrylics, Gouache, Watercolour and pencil. Tom has won numerous awards for his paintings and drawings as well as juried selections in B.C. arts competitions.