Visual Arts

Artists Seen: Tom Holt

by / Nov. 23, 2016 12am EST

Tom Holt is a painter, muralist, and installation artist born in Carmel, New York. He received a BS in visual arts at the State University of New York at New Paltz in 2002 before moving to Buffalo later the same year. His work ranges in scale from small pencil or ink drawings and mixed-media paintings to wall-sized murals. In 2012, Holt was designated one of the Burchfield Penney’s first “Living Legacy” artists. His work has been exhibited at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, the Burchfield Penney, and the Buffalo Arts Studio, among other institutions. His latest exhibition, Roll the Bones, is on view at Western New York Book Arts Center through December 15, and his work is available for sale at Pine Apple Co. For more information on Tom Holt, visit his Instagram account, @BuffaloTomHolt, or his profile at

Artists Seen: Photographs of Artists in the 21st Century is an ongoing project by photographer David Moog in partnership with the Burchfield Penney Art Center at SUNY Buffalo State. Moog has set out to make portraits of every self-identified working artist and arts professional in Western New York. To be included in the project, call David Moog directly at 716-472-6721 or contact the center at 716-878-4131. Artists working in all media are welcome; visit for more information.