Tom is a painter. He works most frequently with acrylic paint on card or board. Re-working the painted surface until he is happy with the result. His paintings often evoke landscapes and the natural world.
In 2018, Tom’s work was selected for the exhibition Unhindered at the Links Gallery, County Hall Kilkenny, curated by Catherine Marshall. In 2019, he was awarded a mentoring grant by Arts & Disability Ireland allowing him to work collaboratively with the artist Tom Climent. In 2020, Tom’s art work was selected for a group exhibition at Flat Iron Gallery, New York.
Tom’s previous projects and exhibitions have included showing work at Paul Barwell Gallery of Contemporary Art, Medellín, Colombia, Crawford Art Gallery, Cork City Hall, Cork Public Museum in Fitzgerald’s Park, Script Cafe at Triskel Arts Centre, Millennium Hall, Cork, Quay Co-op, Cork, MTU Crawford College of Art and Design, Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh, The Vision Centre, Cork, and The Irish Examiner (Newspaper) Office, Cork. Tom was a long-term member of the Glasheen Artist Studio Project (GASP).