T. M. Nicholas was born in Rockport, Massachusetts in 1963 and is the son of Tom Nicholas, NA, AWS. He has studied privately with his father and also at John Terelak's Gloucester Academy of Art and the Montserrat School of Art, as well as workshops with noted California artists, Jade Fon, Morris Shubin, Millard Sheets and George Gibson. He has received 97 awards from 1981 to the present, including several Gold and Silver medals.

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  • Palette Talk, 1990
  • American Artists, October, 1993
  • The Best of Oil Painting, 1996
  • Creative Oil Painting, 1997
  • Oil Highlights, Landscapes, 1998
  • American Artists, May, 1999
  • Southwest Art, June, 1999
  • American Art Review, May-June, 2002
  • Art and Antiques, June, 2003
  • Plein Air Magazine, November, 2004
  • Plein Air Magazine, July, 2005
  • The American Artist, Winter 2006 (Workshop Magazine)
  • The Art Collector, February, 2006
  • The Art Collector, May, 2007
  • New Hampshire Summer Colonies, 2007
  • Island Light, Monhegan Island, 2007
  • Visions in Granite, 2008
  • American Art Collector, August 2009
  • American Art Collector, October 2010
  • American Art Collector, November 2010
  • American Art Collector, December 2010
  • American Art Collector, June 2011
  • Art of the National Parks, 2013


  • Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Ma.
  • Michael Antonello, Minnesota
  • Citizens Power, The Energy Group, Boston, Ma.
  • Craig Knight Collection, Ct.
  • Mr. & Mrs. William Newcomb, S.C.
  • Rockport National Bank, Rockport, Ma.
  • Dover Public Library, Dover, N.H.
  • MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Ma.
  • Cape Ann Historical Association, Gloucester, Ma.



T. M. Nicholas resides in Essex, Massachusetts with his wife Laurel and their four children.

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